Cognition

Tips for Dealing with Overwhelm: An Interview with Whitney Hawkins

Today’s interview subject is Whitney Hawkins, LMFT who provides insight into coping with life’s stressors.<p><b>Jennifer:</b> <b>Tell me a little bit about</b> …

Cognitive Science

work futures topics

Please rate the importance of the following topics.<p>Diversity, gender bias, and inequality at work *<p>Productivity, creativity, and innovation *<p>Work …

The Workplace

Neuroscience is helping us build a machine with consciousness

Machines with Consciousness<p>Conscious robots with the capabilities of human beings are one of the oldest sci-fi tropes; a threatening blend of human …

Consciousness

A delicate exercise

It must be tricky to critique <i>flat</i> Earth stories, which are risibly goofy and in defiance of the evidence, when you personally believe in <i>young</i> Earth …

Neurophilosophy

Are our dreams trying to tell us something – or should we sleep on it?

Night after night, elaborately crazy stories plant themselves in your mind through no choice of your own. Don’t tell me something intriguing isn’t going on<p>What are dreams for? It’s one of those bottomless questions where the answer tells you mainly about the person doing the answering. Those who …

American Philosophy

Silicon Valley and venture capitalists are blowing this huge opportunity - MarketWatch

Silicon Valley built its prowess asking the question, “What great company has not been created?” They then build it and do it again — and again.<p>The …

Women Entrepreneurs

Are You a Genetics Whiz? Take Our Quiz & Find Out

All Quiz Questions<p>1) DNA is short for?<p>Deoxyribonucleic acid<p>Deoxyribonucleic amino acid<p>Deoxyribosome acid<p>Answer: DNA is short for deoxyribonucleic …

DNA

Understanding Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders And Their Symptoms

An anxiety disorder is a mental illness which is defined with the feelings of worry, uneasiness and fear. If you find that you are suffering from …

Anxiety

The forgotten scientist who paved the way for the discovery of DNA’s structure

When James Michael Creeth finished adding acid to the sample of DNA taken from a calf’s thymus gland, he wasn’t just completing the experiments that …

DNA

Anxiety, The Tomorrow We Worried About Yesterday

Every one of us experience anxiety and we know what it is like to feel anxious. It’s that dreaded feeling you get before your board exams, remember …

Anxiety

How Much Are Dogs Influenced by Local Culture?

A good friend insists: "You don't study dogs, Julie. You study human culture. Dog behavior is a product of the people who love them." And since I'm …

Dogs

The original preprint system was scientists sharing photocopies

In the Lab<p>The original preprint system was scientists sharing photocopies. Then journal publishers screamed<p>T<p>he revolutionaries were too early.<p>The …

Research

The unspoken truth about counseling

Person-centered counseling is one of the most popular treatments for mental health problems. Often just shortened to "counseling," the approach …

Mental Health

How To Treat Depression With Cognitive Therapy

Lifestyle changes, medications, conventional psycho therapy treatments and even <b>herbal remedies are followed for the treatment of depression</b>. …

Cognitive Science

Why We Should Double Down On Being Human

Virtual reality visionary Jaron Lanier recounts his unusual childhood and calls for a re-evaluation of our ties with the digital environment<p>Jaron …

American Philosophy

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

Science

Ablutophobia: Definition, symptoms, and treatment

Ablutophobia is a specific phobia in which individuals have an irrational fear of bathing or washing. It can affect children and adults and is more …

Medicine

How to Battle SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) with Technology

Who knew tech could actually make us better?<p>By on<p>Filed Under Amazon, Exercise, Health & Sleep<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>It doesn’t take a …

Wellness

Why Women End Up Doing More Than Half

<i>This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, click here.</i><p>I’ve noticed a trend amongst my friends and family. Every member of every …

Cognitive Science

A Guide to Some of the Biggest Names in Genetics

Pioneers of Genetics is a handy guide to some of the biggest and most important names in the history of genetics. Their imaginations, perseverance, …

Genetics

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

• <b>A study of 36 patients with brainstem lesions revealed that the majority of those in comas had damage in a specific area of the brainstem, while most conscious patients did not.</b>• <b><br>The identification of the areas of the brain responsible for consciousness could lead to new treatment options for</b> …

Consciousness

Why "Liberal" Men Can Be Misogynists In Their Personal Lives

A year ago, almost to the day, Louis C.K. went on the <i>Conan O'Brien Show</i> to sing Hillary Clinton's praises. "She's really talented, super-smart; I'd …

Feminism

How Social Media Feeds Social Anxiety

Fingers flying, incessant texting, phones held to ear as secondary appendages gives the illusion we are well connected. We are chattering and …

Cognitive Science

Sorry, Daniel Dennett, the Mind Is Nothing Like a Computer

In <i>From Bacteria to Bach and Back</i>, the philosopher Daniel Dennett, elaborating on the materialist stance that has occupied him for much of his career, …

Jewish Culture

The Madness Of Bears

"It tends to drive people crazy."<p>"They are convinced they're right."<p>"But reality does not acknowledge that."<p>This long vol. obsession, when everyone …

Business

CBT As a Replacement for Opioids

Emerging research suggests cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be an important strategy to help individuals learn to manage chronic pain. Experts …

Pain

Empowering Your Anxious Tween

Source: Juan Monino/istockThere has been much emphasis on the increasing anxiety in tweens and teens. A recent cover story in <i>The New York Times</i> …

Tweens

ADHD May Be An Assortment of Disorders

New research finds that patients with different types of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have impairments in distinct brain systems, …

ADHD

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Silicon Probe Records Activity of Hundreds of Neurons Simultaneously, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: New probe will provide researchers with a clearer picture of how neurons and different parts of the brain work together to process …

Neuroscience

Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting to Integrate

"We are entering totally new ground here."<p>By on<p>Filed Under Animals, Biology, Ethics & Work<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Stem cell technology has …

Science