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Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Why every body is a runner’s body

Think of a runner and visions of waif-like figures might come to mind.<p>Paula Radcliffe. Moe Farah. All those successful Kenyans.<p>Sprinters aside, those …

Why is everybody obsessed with Fartlek training? We speak to Sam Wood about the fitness trend.

If you live and breathe the fitness industry you no doubt would be very familiar with Fartlek training. If not, then let us (actually, let Sam Wood) …

Racial resentment may be fueling climate denial, study finds

New research finds a link between racial prejudice and climate change denial.<p><i>By Jeremy Deaton</i><p>What began as a way of trolling Prius drivers became a …

G.O.P. Insists Making Poor People Work Lifts Them Up. Where’s the Proof?

There’s something almost eerie about the unwavering nature of the Republican system of belief.<p>The nationalists who propelled President Trump into office may appear locked in an existential battle with the party’s pro-trade globalists. In truth, the Republican Party is still driven by the two …

4 Hill Running Workouts That Will Boost Your Speed and Efficiency

Adding them into your training will translate to better form and faster times—even on flat land.<p>Hills may loom large and daunting in a runner’s path. But take on the challenge to climb them and you’ll find a pot of gold on the other side: a more powerful, efficient stride, which can net you faster …

You Can Get Even More Out of Strength Training Than Killer Abs

Your mental health may get a boost, too.<p>If you’ve ever left a workout feeling on top of the world, you’re well aware that fitness can have some major mind-body perks. But now, a new study has found that one specific type of workout can have a big impact on depression.<p>The meta-analysis, which was …

5 Hip Stretches That Will Loosen Up Tight Hip Flexors

Desk jobs and travel don't do our bodies any good. Loosen up with these hip stretches from an elite marathoner and running coach.<p>When it comes to which elements of your stride you can improve, your hips don’t lie. That’s because hip flexors—the muscles that allow flexion at the hip joint—play a …

Medical Students Who Engage in the Arts Make Better Doctors

A new study finds that students who devoted more time to the arts and humanities during medical school had significantly higher levels of positive …

Running Is Like Romance: You Have to Learn How to Keep the Passion Alive

From the honeymoon stage to a settled maturity, this is one ever-evolving relationship. Here’s how to navigate the shifting dynamics—and all the bumps in the road.<p>When nonrunners ask how long I’ve been running and I say 10 years, I get an expression of amazement, followed by, “You must really love …

Why KRACK could hit your smart home's Wi-Fi the hardest

The latest massive security vulnerability hits close to home.<p>It's called KRACK, short for Key Reinstallation Attack, and it's a vulnerability that affects any Wi-Fi connection using the common encryption method WPA2. That means pretty much any device using Wi-Fi is fair game.<p>The good news is your …

There's some strange evidence to support the theory that diets are just placebos

Of course, that hasn't stopped us from trying: There's the Atkins diet, the all-cabbage diet, the morning-banana diet, the werewolf diet, the Israeli army diet, the Master Cleanse, the Zone, the charcoal cleanse, the alkaline diet, and the baby-food diet, and (my favorite) the Hollywood cookie …

Weight Loss

The ages you're the smartest at everything throughout your life

If you think you've already witnessed the rise and fall of your peak self, researchers have news for you: As far as your intelligence is concerned, you likely have several new highs to look forward to. Some of them, like the ability to read others' emotions or do basic arithmetic, don't arrive …

The Brain

Depressed People See the World More Realistically

And happy people just might be slightly delusional.<p>Feeling blue? Strangely, it might mean that you're actually better at judging your performance—and reality in general—than when you're not.<p>It's called "depressive realism," and it seems to suggest that in our normal state, we tend to operate under …

Marriage Therapy: Cute Animal Pictures Rekindle the Love, Study Finds

Relationships can be hard, and marriage can be even harder. Although the divorce rate has been falling in the U.S. in recent years, an estimated …

Willpower

<b>Willpower: Why Self-Control is the Secret to Success</b><br>Authors: <b>Roy F. Baumeister</b> and <b>John Tierney</b><p>Synopsis<p>The key messages of this book are that success …

How Video Games Can Change Your Brain

Scientists have collected and summarized studies looking at how video games can shape our brains and behavior. Research to date suggests that playing …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

Time Management

Yoga and Meditation Can Change Your Genes, Study Says

Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness …

The Art of Choosing a Romantic Partner (Part One)

Why do we choose the romantic partners that we do? What shapes the choices we make? While researchers have been weighing these question for decades — …

Why Physical Attraction Matters, and When It Might Not

Apostolou, M. (2015). Parent–offspring conflict over mating: Domains of agreement and disagreement. Evolutionary Psychology, 13(3), 1-12. …

Stereotypes

Did Running Save My Life?

When I was 25, I ran away from a small town in Ohio. At age 46, I ran back to see how it—and I—had changed.<p><b>Certain creatures</b>—salmon, puffins, sea turtles—travel great distances to return to their place of birth, usually to reproduce. It’s a process called “natal homing,” and scientists aren’t sure …

“The Long Run”: An author processes grief and feminism through running

<b>Catriona Menzies-Pike (David Heckenberg)</b><p>Catriona Menzies-Pike dives deep into the death of her parents and the history of women in motion in her new memoir<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>May 19, 2017 10:58pm (UTC)<p>A woman in motion is a powerful thing. Perhaps that's why her ability to go forward …

Feminism

Your Dog Can "Catch" Your Emotions, Proving That You Really Are In Sync

Most dog owners experience moments where their pup showcases human-like perception at an almost eerie level. While those of us with a furry best …

People who read are nicer than those who don't, says new study

People who read tend to be kinder, a new study has found.<p>Research conducted at Kingston University on 123 individuals showed that those with a …

This woman's post about depression highlights how victorious something as simple as brushing your hair can be

As anybody who has suffered from depression knows, it’s not just hiding under a blanket and watching a lot of Netflix. One woman shared her …

The psychology of the to-do list – why your brain loves ordered tasks

Studies have shown that people perform better when they have written down what they need to do. What makes the to-do list such an effective productivity tool?<p>Almost everyone struggles with getting stuff done. But some of us struggle with the stage before that: just figuring out what it is we need …

Time Management

Why Following is Easier Than Setting the Pace

Suction? Hypnotic suggestion? A look back at prevailing theories from 1898.<p>For a book project I’m working on, I’ve been looking back at some of the historic literature on the science of endurance—and finding that the debates of a century ago often have a lot of similarities with debates we’re still …