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FYI: What Is Hikikomori?

Stories of this mental illness, culturally specific to Japan, make their way to Western shores.<p>Parental pressure takes all kinds of shapes. My own parents would have loved if I'd chosen to be a computer programmer at a big company instead of a freelance writer. (But I know you guys love me no …

You really are addicted to your cellphone

An expert explains why we’re only beginning to understand the technology’s myriad health risks<p>In her 2011 book <i>Disconnect</i>, National Book Award finalist, former senior White House health advisor and internationally regarded epidemiologist Devra Davis revealed that the cellphone industry is knowingly …

Could Offline Communities Be The Next Big Thing?

The migration from offline to online of our social lives has taken different manifestations over the past decade and has given the term “social network” a new meaning. But if we’re being honest, social networks are nothing new and have existed for millennia in all cultures and in all shapes and …

59% of Parents Don't Worry If Their Kids Stare At Screens All Day

We first heard about it from The New York Times.<p>While the study appears to contradict the perception of murmuring parents worried their children could become too attached to tablets and smartphones, it also sheds some surprising light on where those same parents turn for advice in raising their …

The first GIFs? Prehistoric rock carvings become 'animated' under sunlight

Prehistoric human artwork is simple but breathtaking, as anyone who has seen some up close or in movies such as Werner Herzog's 2011 documentary <i>Cave of Forgotten Dreams</i> can attest. But now archaeologists say that there is more to it than meets the eye: a group of rock carvings in the Italian Alps …

Study: Happiness Comes Easier With Upbeat Music

Resarch subjects were better able to will themselves into positive moods while listening to rousing symphonies.<p>Toby Melville/Reuters<p>People Who Are Famous and Successful Have Shorter Lives<br>• People Who Believe in God Are More Responsive to Treatment of Depression<br>• Antibiotics May Prevent Men From …

How Facebook Used Science To Design More Emotional Emoticons

With the help of a psychology professor and a Pixar illustrator, Facebook is trying to make our messages a little more emotional.<p>In 1872, Charles Darwin published <i>The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals</i>, a book that cataloged emotional expressions in humans and their link to the animal …

Can Facebook lead to psychosis? One study says so

Sometimes, normal humans take a liking to clinical terms and adopt them.<p>You go out on a date, and when your friends ask how it went you reply: "Oh, she's psychotic." Or perhaps: "He's delusional."<p>The justifications for such adjectives being used might be simple.<p>In the former case, the lady might …

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