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Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.<p>Let’s pretend for a moment you’re giving a presentation in a room full of very important people. You want their feedback—ideally, some sign of positive approval—because you know you’re being evaluated.<p>You look to a person in the front …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Smoking Leads to Spine Surgery

<i>To Your Health</i><br>January, 2018 (Vol. 12, Issue 01)<p>If you're a current smoker, we hope you're speaking with a health care professional right now about …

New Research Shows How Bright Light Could Wake Up Men's Sexual Desire

Rise and shine!<p>Researchers from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress found that a daily dose of bright light could boost testosterone levels to improve men's sexual desire and satisfaction.<p>They recruited 38 male participants who'd been diagnosed with disorders characterized by a …

7 Ways to Earn Passive Income (and Why It's So Important)

The tradeoff is that most passive income sources require an upfront investment of time or money to begin paying off.<p>If you're looking to build wealth, if you're looking to save up a nest egg for retirement, or if you're merely looking for a way to alleviate financial stress in your life, passive …

Personal Finance

This Is The Fun Way To Easily Improve Your Life, Backed By Research

You don’t laugh enough. Yes, humor can improve your life. Not too surprising, you say?Here’s the problem: you treat humor like a nice thing that …

Louis C.K.

The Tax Army Is Three Times Larger than the US Army

The tax code drafts the equivalent of 4.3 million people a year to do paperwork.<p>The Office of Management and Budget has released new data on the …

Income Tax

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered — pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, …

14 Surprising Psychological Reasons Someone Might Fall In Love With You

University of Massachusetts psychologist Joan Kellerman asked 72 unacquainted undergrads to pair off and stare into each other's eyes for two minutes.<p>…

Scientists Have Found the Brain Cells that Tell You When to Stop Drinking

Science is finally starting to grasp why the human brain, which is designed to protect us from making stupid decisions, continues to whisper “one more,” when we are already in the throes of hardcore drinking.<p>"One more, just one more," the little voice tells you. You're out boozing and you hit that …

Binge Drinking

Researchers say nearly all books follow one of these six emotional arcs

Ever thought two books felt nearly identical? The déjà vu isn’t in your head.<p>Researchers from University of Vermont mapped the sentimental fluctuations of over 1,700 books. By tracing the emotional changes in the stories, they noticed an overall arc for each novel. They found that the emotional …

Writing

Research Suggests That These Words Say Everything About Your Personality

Studies indicate that the number of times you use specific words or phrases has a close link to your characteristic way of behaving, thinking and feeling.<p>What comes out of your mouth or through your keyboard can give others a pretty accurate clue about the kind of individual you are. Experts can …

Psychology

21 Incredibly Disturbing Facts About High Prescription Drug Prices

If you're not sick already, you will be.<p>The August 2016 issue of <i>Consumer Reports</i> features an in-depth, multi-prong investigation into why Americans …

Pharma

21 Things Every Man Should Have in His Closet

What every man should have in his closet.

9 Things That Will Never Go Out Of Style

<b>Trends come and go and, because of their very nature, often repeat years later.</b><p>But the true men’s wear classics have stood the test of time – decades …