MarJane Glazebrook

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Lying children make better thinkers, research finds

It takes a lot of thought and memory skills to keep track of lies, psychologists at the University of Sheffield found<p>Parents who worry that their children are lying to them should not be too concerned, because it shows they have excellent memories and thinking skills, researchers have …

Distracted When You Meditate? Here's Why You Should Do a Happy Dance

Lately, in my morning meditation sessions, I've been doing a mental happy dance every time I notice myself absorbed in and distracted by thought.<p>Huh? Isn't the goal to focus on my breath and <i>not</i> let my mind run and wander?<p>No, in fact the goal is <i>mindfulness</i>, and guess what: when I notice that I'm …

Post Op Pain: You Don't Have to Suffer From It

<i>Suffering from pain after surgery is one of the most feared experiences in medical care. Yet this fear is unnecessary. Why? Because pain is largely preventable. Here's what you can do to prevent pain after your surgery.</i><p>Make a pain plan. Before surgery, discuss with your doctor the pain relief …

Planet's happiest human – and his app

The happiest man in the world does not own a house or car, or earn any money, and he spends three months each winter alone in a tiny Nepalese hermitage without home comforts or even any heating. Matthieu Ricard does, however, carry in his simple fabric bag a laptop in a padded case, and when our …

Meditation

A new milestone in non-pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Mood disorders such as depression are devastating to sufferers, and hugely costly to treat. The most severe form of depression, often called clinical depression or major depressive disorder (MDD), increases the person’s likelihood of suicide and contributes significantly to a person’s …

The Brain

Spicy Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Parsley

8 Servings<p>To avoid tearing the skin on the breast or thighs, turn the chickens over by picking them up from the ends of the drumsticks.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>¼ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper<p>1½ tablespoons cayenne pepper<p>2 3½–4-pound chickens, …

BBQ

Neuroscientist Explains The Similarities Between The Brains Of Praying Nuns And Psychedelic Drug Users

It's common to hear users of psychedelic drugs describe trips on mushrooms or LSD as a "spiritual experience," and the comparison is nothing to scoff at, according to neuroscientist Andrew Newberg.<p>HuffPost Live continued its week-long exploration into the connections between drugs and religion on …

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

Drug Addiction

How to Make Chipotle's Guacamole Recipe

To pay, or not to pay (extra for guacamole) -- that is the question that everyone who has ever been to Chipotle has asked while <b>waiting in line</b>. Getting guacamole definitely upgrades your ~*Chipotle experience*~, but is it worth the $1.80?<p>On Sunday morning, Chipotle released their top secret …

Stop judging poor moms. Bad policies hurt their kids -- not bad parenting.

About 30 percent of low-income parents can’t afford to change their children’s diapers frequently enough, according to a Yale University study. My organization, National Diaper Bank Network, helps distribute diapers to those families in need. But in the course of doing this work, we sometimes …

Parenting

How to Eat Literally Anything You Want and NEVER Gain Weight

Sure kale is great, but have you <i>seen</i> cheese fries? It’s this thought that left us wondering: Why can’t we make healthy, low-cal snacks out of our …

BigNeuron Project Aims to Untangle Brain Cell Structure

Neuroscience

This Artist Will Craft Your Loved One's Ashes Into Beads

They say your loved ones never leave you, but if you want to carry their memory with you always, Merry Coor will craft their ashes into a stunning memorial bead.<p>“The bead is the first adornment that people ever wore. I think people are drawn to the bead because of that,” Coor told The Huffington …

The Weight-Loss Plan That Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds

When I was in the sixth grade, I first realized that I was heavier than the other girls. I thought, "Oh, I'm going into junior high school—I should try to lose weight so boys will like me, like me." From then on, my mom and I tried pretty much any popular diet from the early 2000s you could think …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

A Man's Incomplete Brain Reveals Cerebellum's Role In Thought And Emotion

Since his birth 33 years ago, Jonathan Keleher has been living without a cerebellum, a structure that usually contains about half the brain's neurons.<p>This exceedingly rare condition has left Jonathan with a distinctive way of speaking and a walk that is slightly awkward. He also lacks the balance …

The Brain

Human Neural Stem Cells Restore Cognitive Functions Impaired by Chemotherapy

<b>UCI study reveals how they alleviate ‘chemobrain’ after cancer treatments.</b><p>Human neural stem cell treatments are showing promise for reversing …

Trying to Be Less Stupid: The Hard Work of Brain Science

A renowned neuroscientist discusses where the next big breakthroughs in understanding the brain will come from.<p>Michael Gazzaniga was still a graduate student when he helped make one of the most intriguing discoveries of modern neuroscience: that the two hemispheres of the brain not only have …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Cooking

Fashion Skirts | How to Select the Right Skirt Style that Flatter Your Body Shape and Legs

Fashion Skirts 101<p><i>"Guidelines to Selecting the Best Skirt Style and Hemline Length"</i><p><i>Courtesy of Macy's</i><p><b>Fashion skirts</b> definitely add instant chicness …

Clothing

Sending A Handwritten Letter Is Now As Easy As Using Gmail

But does a note in your handwriting done by a bot look like it’s sent from uncanny valley? We test out letter-writing company Bond to see.<p>Sitting on my desk is a lovely note, written on thick, customized stationery with my name scrawled across the top. It’s in my handwriting, but I didn’t write it. …

Letter that inspired Kerouac found

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by …

Alfajores Are The Best Cookie You've Never Heard Of

It's no secret that we here at HuffPost Taste have a bit of a sweet tooth. We relentlessly put together one dessert round-up after another (ahem, like this collection of 100 chocolate recipes or this one of the best flourless cakes). We discover bakeries we love, and then obsess about them …

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Forever Young: Meditation Might Slow the Age-Related Loss of Gray Matter in the Brain

<b>New brain research findings suggest long-term meditation may lead to less age-related gray matter atrophy in the human brain.</b><p>Since 1970, life …

The Brain

Twitter CEO admits, 'We suck at dealing with abuse' in leaked memo

A leaked internal memo from Twitter CEO Dick Costolo reveals his personal dismay at the company's inability to deal with harassers and trolls using its service.<p>The memo, obtained by Polygon's sister site The Verge, was written earlier this week in response to a much-shared article by Lindy West, …

Science & Cooking: Harvard’s Free Course on Making Cakes, Paella & Other Delicious Food

I can hardly think of a more appealing nexus of the sciences, for most of us and for obvious (and delicious) reasons, than food. Add a kind of …

Are you promiscuous or faithful? Measure your index finger to find out

A new study of sexual attitudes reveals men and women are both just as likely to want a fling as they are a long-term partner<p>They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But when it comes to our attitude towards promiscuity, it turns out there is no such gender divide.<p>Both men and women …

Relationships

20 Banh Mi Sandwiches You Wish You Had for Lunch Today

Stock up on jalapeños, Sriracha and fresh baguettes, ’cause it’s time to make banh mi sandwiches. These 20 scrumptious sammies hailing from Vietnam go beyond the usual meat and cheese affair. Instead, each sub is absolutely piled high with toppings that know how to pack a major punch in the flavor …