Natasha Elizabeth Smith

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Who's Riding on Your "Me-Bus"?

<i>"I don't know why I said that."</i><p><i>"Something told me that was the right decision."</i><p><i>“I owe it to myself to take some time off.”</i><p>Our everyday figures of …

Parallel Worlds Exist And They Interact With Our World, Scientists Discover

Published on February 23, 2015 by admin · No Comments<p><b>A new scientific theory called the “many interacting worlds” hypothesis (MIW) suggests that not</b> …

Why rejection hurts so much — and what to do about it

Psychologist Guy Winch shares some practical tips for soothing the sting of rejection.<p>Rejections are the most common emotional wound we sustain in …

Black Holes: Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong

If most people know one thing about black holes, they probably know that nothing can escape from them, not even light.<p>Yet this most basic tenet about …

String Theorists Simulate the Big Bang

Japanese physicists have created a string theory model that simulates the birth of the universe. In their model, the Big Bang was a …

The Universe Has No Beginning: Quantum Equation Suggests the Big Bang Never Occurred

The Universe Has No Beginning<p><i>Quantum Equation Suggests the Big Bang Never Occurred</i><p>by Arjun Walia<p>When it comes to the science regarding the true …

How Thoughts Can Lead to Emotional Explosions

<b>“Stay present. Stay conscious. Be the ever-alert guardian of your inner space.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>It was approximately 1:20 pm on a sunny Thursday …

What Puts People at Ease?

<b>What puts people at ease?</b><p><b>The Practice:<br>Give no one cause to fear you.</b><p><i>Why?</i><p>We evolved to be afraid.<p>The ancient ancestors that were casual and blithely …

A systematic review of the neurophysiology of mindfulness on EEG oscillations

Abstract<p>Mindfulness meditation has been purported to be a beneficial practice for wellbeing. It would therefore be expected that the neurophysiology …

The tantalizing links between gut microbes and the brain

Neuroscientists are probing the idea that intestinal microbiota might influence brain development and behaviour.

Inside Out and the ‘Science’ of Emotions

No film in recent years has had quite as much input from the field of psychology as Disney and Pixar’s latest offering, <i>Inside Out</i>. Charming though …

This Nifty Infographic Is a Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy

It's startling to think about how we've got a spaceship billions of miles away rendezvousing with Pluto, yet here on Earth there are major aspects of …

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Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

Is it bad to bottle up your anger?

Feeling angry? Let it all out, punch a pillow, blow off steam, but don’t keep it in, right? As Claudia Hammond discovers the evidence is far more complicated.<p>How often have you heard the advice to not to keep any anger in for the sake your health? There’s a common notion that suppressing your anger …

The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you.The truth is, life is just playing by different rules.The real rules are there. …

Britain on the couch: UK therapists share our biggest worries

Not so long ago, many Britons dismissed therapy as a lifestyle indulgence, a short cut used by those not robust enough to work out life's challenges on their own, a byword for a profession peppered with charlatans. Those who did see a therapist, to help with a relationship crisis, say, or an …

A human brain was preserved for 4,000 years after being boiled in its own skull

Ancient, well-preserved human remains aren't exactly a common thing to find, which makes the discovery of a 4,000-year-old brain in western Turkey pretty noteworthy. The brain was found in 2010 in an ancient burial ground that appeared to have been burned — charred skeletons and wooden objects were …

Galaxy Note 3 benchmarks leak ahead of release next week

Look on my benchmarks, ye mighty, and despair! Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 looked to be the company's most powerful phone yet when it was launched at …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

How to Use Lightroom 5

Apart from its popular photo editing features, Lightroom is a valuable organizational tool for photographers. When using Adobe’s Lightroom 5 for the …

Time passes more slowly for flies, study finds

Flies avoid being swatted in just the same way Keanu Reeves dodges flying bullets in the movie The Matrix – by watching time pass slowly.<p>To the insect, that rolled-up newspaper moving at lightning speed might as well be inching through thick treacle.<p>Like Reeves standing back and side-stepping …

Sleeping babies respond to angry voices

<b>U. OREGON (US) —</b> Infants respond to their parents’ angry tone of voice, even when they’re sleeping, new research suggests.<p>Babies’ brains are highly …

The great illusion of the self

Our brains create our own version of reality to help us make sense of things. But this means we’re living outside time, says <b>Jan Westerhoff</b><p>Your mind …

Progesterone says ‘stop’ to female sex drive

<b>UC SANTA BARBARA (US) —</b> Scientists have long suspected a correlation between women’s hormone levels and libido, but new research reveals hormonal …

How couples ‘click’ in just four minutes

<b>STANFORD (US) —</b>When trying to make a love connection in just under five minutes, speed daters need to remember that it might be what you say, not …

Friend Count Linked to the Size of a Certain Body Part? [STUDY]

We're social animals, but some are more social than others. If a university study published this week is correct, the number of Facebook friends you …

Why Your Mind Is the Most Powerful Thing in the Universe

Looks like Thomas the Tank Engine had the right idea all along. "I think I can" may be the best way to mentally achieve world domination.<p>According to …

This Brain-Sensing Headband Lets You Control Things With Your Mind

If Darth Vader gets his gloves on this brain-sensing headband, he won't be needing the Force any longer.<p>A headband called "Muse" displays your …