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Compared with married couples, single people have a 42% elevated risk of dementia, and those who have been widowed a 20% increase, researchers find<p>Being married could help stave off dementia, a new study has suggested.<p>Levels of social interaction could explain the finding, experts have said, after …

Dementia

Trophy hunting removes 'good genes' and raises extinction risk

<b>Hunting animals that stand out from the crowd because of their impressive horns or lustrous manes could lead to extinction, according to a study.</b><p>Research predicts that removing even 5% of high-quality males risks wiping out the entire population, for species under stress in a changing world.<p>Animals …

People who hear voices in their head can also pick up on hidden speech

The secret to both might lie in how our brains experience the world<p>Serial killer David Berkowitz, also known as the “Son of Sam,” famously claimed that he heard voices in the form of a dog telling him to commit murder. But hearing voices isn’t necessarily a sign of psychosis. In fact, according to …

Woman Takes Mental Health Day, the Internet Explodes (and Her Boss Had the Perfect 3-Sentence Response) | Inc.com

Anyone who has a job knows the need to take an occasional "mental health day" -- a day or two off work to unplug, relax, and relieve some of the stress that we all feel from time to time on the job.<p>A couple weeks ago, web developer Madalyn Parker made her own mental health day (actually, it was two …

Cognitive Psychologists Say Overcoming This One Bias Leads to Public Speaking Success | Inc.com

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave us a glimpse into how successful leaders think. His advice: "Don't be a know-it-all; be a learn-it-all."<p>Cognitive psychologists are finding that there's a lot of truth to that statement. They say that overcoming--or at least being aware--of …

Public Speaking

Mexico Is Hiding The World’s Largest Pyramid

In the city of Cholula in central Mexico there stands a hill with a giant church on top which hides a manmade pyramid filled with secrets.<p>MEXICO …

See Here’s The Thing About “Black On Black Crime”…

In response to any Black person criticizing white supremacy, racism in America and all of that — you should never bring up “Black on Black …

What I Learned as a Black Man Traveling Through the Terrifying Heart of America

As I traveled the nation for VICE, I saw some Americans yearning for a time that had long since passed, a time that they barely understood, a time that was defined by white supremacy.<p>Last summer, I piled into an ancient Ford Fleetwood Jamboree RV with my friends Abdullah Saeed and Martina de Alba …

God/Nils/God and Quantum Physics

<b>Type classification</b>: this is an essay resource.<p>The light in the center of the universe.<p><b>God is a higher field of consciousness in the cosmos. God is</b> …

Are you a thinker or a non-thinker? Take the need for cognition test to find out

Here’s a perfect excuse to lounge around. People of higher intelligence were found to spend more time in leisurely activity, being less physical than …

Psychology

Here's why you shouldn’t want to always be happy

Since then, thousands of studies and hundreds of books have been published with the goal of increasing well-being and helping people lead more satisfying lives.<p>So why aren't we happier? Why have self-reported measures of happiness stayed stagnant for over 40 years?<p>Perversely, such efforts to …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

12 signals our body sends to tell us we are too stressed

Our body is an incredibly complex machine that reacts not only to external changes but to internal ones too. Dr. Susan Babel, a psychologist who …

The 10 best bodyweight exercises for legs

Caitlin CarlsonIf you're looking for a workout that builds muscle and torches fat at the same time, look no further than a well-programmed legs …

A Stanford Psychologist Explains How to Motivate Others to Change

Nagging doesn't work and neither do inspirational speeches. This does.<p>What's harder than talking yourself into making difficult but necessary changes in your life? Getting the people you love (or even the people you work with) to change.<p>At one time or another, most of us have been told that trying …

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

Exercise

9 New Ways to Tone Up with Dumbbells

Never do another bicep curl again<p>Dumbbells are good for way more than just bicep curls and overhead presses. Sure, they help make your arms look amazing, but they can also tone up your <i>entire</i> body. So the next time you want to change things up in your workout, try a few of these moves from the</i> …

Workouts

A mesmerizing pendulum wave demonstration with 16 bowling balls in a North Carolina forest | Colossal

<p>If you’ve ever been to a science museum or taken a physics class, you’ve probably encountered an example of a pendulum wave. This video shows a …

Kangaroo Dreaming Of Food