Nicole Schultz

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From Decapitation to Consciousness: How One Nerve Connects Body, Brain, And Mind

What we learned from gruesome decapitation experiments.<p>The relationship between mind, brain, and body has kept philosophers and scientists busy for …

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

Eat These Foods Before Bed to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How you eat affects so many of parts of your life, but did you ever wonder how it might influence your sleep quality and patterns? We know all about sleeping clean (thanks to health queen Gwyneth Paltrow) and how using screens at night can throw off our sleep patterns, but it turns out that what …

People With the Best Sex Lives Eat These 6 Science-Backed Foods Daily

The term "aphrodisiac" tends to have cheesy connotations, but there's serious science behind functional foods. "A nourishing, whole food diet leads …

This Silicon Chip Will Monitor Your Brain and Dissolve in Your Body

Well folks, we’ve finally arrived at the long-anticipated future of brain-implantable chips. How many hundreds of science fiction novels have led us …

'Milestone' prostate cancer drug

<b>The first drug that targets precise genetic mutations in prostate cancer has been shown to be effective in a "milestone" trial by UK scientists.</b><p>The study, at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, took place on 49 men with untreatable cancer.<p>The drug, olaparib, had low overall success, but …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean of Toxins During Sleep

A 2013 study on mice showed that during sleep the brain clears out harmful waste proteins that build up between its cells -- a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimers. 'It's like a dishwasher,' said one of the study's authors, Maiken Nedergaard, a professor of neurosurgery at the University …

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.<p>Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

Self-improvement

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

The Bilingual Brain: How Language Helps Shape Our Ability to Process Information

<b>In an increasingly globalised world, there are many practical benefits to speaking two languages rather than one. Even in the US, which is largely</b> …

A new trend in serving cold brew coffee uses science to make it more delicious

<b>So he decided to try pumping nitrogen gas into the brew.</b><p>Turns out this was a very good idea.<p>After a few months of playing around with the right balance of bubble infusion, according to Chemical and Engineering News, his nitrogen-infused cold coffee became creamier and richer than regular old cold …

Coffee

4 body language moves that will change your life for the better

The answer to these problems may be as simple as changing body habits or adjusting your body language.<p>I like to call them body language boosts. It turns out that what the body does and how the brain responds are very closely connected.<p>As more and more studies prove, there are some easy ways to …

Wellness

Top 5 Secret Weapons for Managing Stress

I want to share a personal story with you. This past year has been one filled with many incredible blessings, memories, beautiful and hilarious …

Ten groundbreaking university research projects - Telegraph

7 Habits of Highly Respected Leaders

Your technical skills might get you a promotion, but it’s your people skills that will earn you the respect of your employees.<p>A title, position, and corner office may earn them extra pay and benefits, but respect is something that does not automatically come with a leadership position. This has to …

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Scientists Have Built Artificial Neurons That Fully Mimic Human Brain Cells

They could supplement our brain function.<p>Researchers have built the world’s first artificial neuron that’s capable of mimicking the function of an …

Neurophilosophy

23 Ways Busy Parents Can Make This An Epic Summer

Image: Left Brain Craft Brain<p>Raise your hand if you haven’t planned weeks of elaborate activities, out-of-the-way trips and incredible crafts to entertain your kids for 100-plus days of summer yet! OK, everyone put your hands down. Of course you didn’t. We didn’t, either. But here’s what we did do. …

Kids

10 Reasons Why People Who Don't Need Others' Approval Are More Likely to Be Successful

“Care about people’s approval and you will be their prisoner.” – Lao Tzu<p>People who succeed in life generally have one thing in common. They have the …

How to Make a Checkerboard Cake That Will Blow Your Guests’ Minds

This unassuming cake has a deep secret. While seemingly modest with its fluffy buttercream frosting, ruffle borders, and dash of sprinkles, there is actually much more going on than what initially meets the eye. The real party is <i>inside</i> the cake! Last year we introduced you to the Vertical Layer …

25 Amazing Yoga Poses Most People Wouldn't Dream of Trying

We've all had a Polly or Peter Pretzel in our yoga class, and admit it — you can't help but ogle a little at their awe-inspiring strength and flexibility. It's inspirational, and it gives a little insight into what years of practice can lead you to. But let's face it: some poses are just flat-out …

19 Bad Habits You Should Drop Before You Turn 30

Baby, it's time to let go of that bad blood.

Virotherapy: skin cancer successfully treated with herpes-based drug

‘Virotherapy’ uses modified herpes virus to attack melanoma cells and has potential to overcome cancer even when disease has spread throughout the body<p>Patients with aggressive skin cancer have been treated successfully using a drug based on the herpes virus, in a trial that could pave the way for a …

Cancer

10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

If Your Partner Doesn’t Make You Feel These 11 Ways, It Isn’t True Love

Shares 9K<p><i>Finding someone is easy. Finding THE one isn’t. Here’s how to tell if what you’re feeling is true love.</i><p>—<p>The world keeps getting smaller and …

Happiness

Herbed Vegan Cashew Cheese & Spicy Tomato Jam

<b>This herbed vegan cashew cheese & spicy tomato jam will make you forget all about the “real” thing. A rich and creamy cashew cheese is sprinkled with</b> …

5 Secrets to Clicking With People

How can you make a good first impression?<p>First impressions matter even more than you think. They’re the most important part of any job interview. And …

Watch What Happens When She Lifts This Coffee Mug. You’ll Want To See This…

Amber is the Branded Content Editor at LittleThings. She currently resides in Manhattan.<p>What could be better than a beautiful red velvet cake? How …

The Biggest Concerns About GMO Food Aren't Really About GMOs

Everyone from Chipotle to the Food Babe rails against genetically modified ingredients, and laws to label GMO foods are making progress in some …