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14 Psychological Facts That Will Help You Handle These Everyday Social Situations

Being well-versed in the fascinating science of the human mind, if you think about it, is kind of like having a superpower. Navigating your way …

Psychology

16 Life Lessons

At the heart of wisdom lies a paradox. On the one hand, our homegrown instincts about the world can be deeply flawed; the bias built into each of us …

Self-help

A Brief Visual History Of Psychological Testing

If your psychotherapist turns up with one of these, make an excuse and leave.<p>Most of us are familiar with Rorschach inkblots as a tool psychologists use to test patients’ personality and emotional well-being, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. In his new book, <i>Psychobook</i> (Princeton …

Yes, You’re Tired of Hearing About Pokemon Go. But Here Are 5 Things to Learn From Its Success

The Pokemon Go phenomenon has swept the nation at a record pace since its release on July 6. In just a matter of days the app has moved to the top of …

Pokémon Go

Here’s the Real Allure of Yoga

Yoga is a centuries old practice that continually attracts new people. But what gives it such remarkable staying power? A new study found that while …

Facebook Now Has An Internal Panel Reviewing Research On You To See If It’s Ethical

Odds are very, very good that you’ve been part of a scientific research experiment in the past few years. Probably more than 70% likely if you’re on …

YouTube Is Introducing New Ways to Help Small Businesses Make Better Video Ads

YouTube wants to turn video ads on its platform into a DIY possibility for small- and medium-sized businesses.<p>Today, Google is launching three ways …

Advertising

How Can Agencies and Brands Improve Their Facebook Ads? Think Mobile First

When it comes to creating attention-grabbing Facebook campaigns and video, many marketers have a long way to go, according to Carolyn Everson, vp of …

Advertising Industry

Skype founder on speed dial for start-ups as part of new Tech City initiative

The Upscale scheme will give 30 companies access to mentoring from the world's top entrepreneurs<p>Some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström, Lovefilm's Simon Calver and venture capitalist Saul Klein, will be mentoring up-and-coming UK start-ups as …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines fat-burning cardio with moves that target your entire core rather than individual muscles (wouldn't it be great if there …

Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says Tom Holland, author of <i>Beat the Gym</i>. In fact, researchers found that women who did …

Dispatch from Seoul: 5 Spots to See Off the Beaten Path

<i>South Korea has become ground zero for beauty innovation in the last few years (BB creams, anyone?). Lucky for us, former Birchbox copywriter Mai is teaching English in Seoul this summer—and sending us weekly updates about her finds in beauty, food, and beyond</i><i>. This week, she’s rounded up the best activities for those seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life.</i><p><i>This view from the N Seoul Tower might seem like mostly urban sprawl, but there are plenty of green spaces and quiet</i> …

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes about three weeks for a fit woman to adapt to a new routine, says metabolic training expert B.J. …