How Important Is Eating Breakfast?

How Important Is Eating Breakfast?

Enhad Chowdhury and James Betts
Why Do People Get Cancer?

Why Do People Get Cancer?

Darren Saunders
Detoxification Therapies for Better Health

Detoxification Therapies for Better Health

Gary Null & Barbara Seaman
Crime And Nourishment: The Link Between Food And Offending Behavior

Crime And Nourishment: The Link Between Food And Offending Behavior r

Hazel Flight, John Marsden and Sean Creaney
Want To Prevent Sexual Harassment And Assault?

Want To Prevent Sexual Harassment And Assault?

Poco Kernsmith, Joanne Smith-Darden, and Megan Hicks

What Winter Solstice Rituals Tell Us About Indigenous People

What Winter Solstice Rituals Tell Us About Indigenous PeopleOn the day of winter solstice, many Native American communities will hold religious ceremonies or community events.The winter solstice is the day of the year when the Northern Hemisphere has the fewest hours of sunlight and the Southern Hemisphere has the most.

What Is The Buddha? Who Is The Buddha?

What Is The Buddha?  Who Is The Buddha?The Buddha is a documentary by David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere that tells the story of the Buddha's life, and attempts to answer the questions Who is the Buddha. What is the Buddha. It also features the work of some of the world's greatest artists and sculptors

Freud Versus Jung: A Bitter Feud Over The Meaning Of Sex

Freud Versus Jung: A Bitter Feud Over The Meaning Of SexOn 27 February 1907, at Berggasse 19 in Vienna, Sigmund Freud fell in love. The object of his affection was Carl Gustav Jung: 19 years younger than Freud, the young psychiatrist was already the clinical director of the prestigious Burghölzli Hospital and a professor at the University of Zurich.

Emotional Intelligence At Work And Why IQ Isn’t Everything

Emotional Intelligence At Work And Why IQ Isn’t EverythingSince I started writing about and researching emotional intelligence in business, I found that data in support of it has only gotten stronger. I saw recently a study, this surprised me, engineers, software coders and so on were evaluated by their peers, people who work with them day-to-day on how successful they were at what they do.

The Teenage Brain: Why Some Years Are Crazier Than Others

The Teenage Brain: Why Some Years Are Crazier Than Others
Neurobiologically the single most important fact about, say, a 20 year old brain is the fact that almost all of it is already matured, fully wired up—myelinated, a jargon-y term for it. The reward dopamine system has been going full blast, and somewhere around like early puberty all of the brain is totally up to speed—except for the frontal cortex.

How To Make Friends Online

How To Make Friends OnlineYour chances of forming online friendships depend mainly on the number of groups and organizations you join, not their types, according to a new analysis of six online social networks.

Give-Up-Itis: When People Just Give Up And Die

Give-Up-Itis: When People Just Give Up And Die
The term give-up-itis was coined by medical officers during the Korean War (1950-1953). They described it as a condition where a person develops extreme apathy, gives up hope, relinquishes the will to live and dies, despite the lack of an obvious physical cause.

Gone But Never Forgotten: How To Comfort A Child Whose Sibling Has Died

Gone But Never Forgotten: How To Comfort A Child Whose Sibling Has Died

In 1971, when I was four years old, my brother died of a congenital heart condition. Writing about this experience has prompted more responses than anything else I’ve ever written or spoken about. Untold and unheard stories appear in comments sections, strangers tell me cross-culturally consistent tales in the soft corners of conference rooms and speak about the siblings they’ve lost and how present the memories of them still are in their minds and hearts.

Want To Prevent Sexual Harassment And Assault?

Want To Prevent Sexual Harassment And Assault?

In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations involving Brett Kavanaugh, Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly and others, Americans may be learning just how prevalent sexual violence is in our society. So, what can be done to prevent it?

How To Know If You Should Trust Your Boss? Your Lover?

How To Know If You Should You Trust Your Boss? Your Lover?

One of the topics most frequently discussed “at the water-cooler” is how much we may, or may not, trust people — from employers and managers to co-workers, friends and lovers.

Trust, of course, is vital for individual relationships and for organizational effectiveness — within universities and businesses alike. It creates an atmosphere where work is well-managed. It smooths the way, serving as a lubricant for an effective — and efficient — work environment.

These Words Make Kids More Helpful And Persistent

These Words Make Kids More Helpful And PersistentEncouraging children “to help,” rather than asking them to “be helpers,” can instill persistence as they work to fulfill daily tasks that are difficult to complete, according to a new study.

How To Find The Right Words To Talk About Pregnancy Loss

How To Find The Right Words To Talk About Pregnancy LossPregnancy loss can be an isolating experience for women and their families. The grief experienced may be intense, but the feelings of the bereaved may not be recognised – even by close friends and relatives – because pregnancy loss is not widely discussed. But why do so many people struggle to find the right words of comfort for a family member?

Beating Anxiety: How To Stop Censoring Yourself And Learn To Lose

Beating Anxiety: How To Stop Censoring Yourself And Learn To Lose

Anxiety disorders are some of the most common mental health problems today. In fact, four out of every 100 people around the world have one, and research my colleagues and I were involved in at the University of Cambridge has shown that women and young people under the age of 39 are most affected. Anxiety disorders reportedly cost the healthcare system and employers over US$42 billion each year in the US alone, and if left untreated or unattended, can lead to depression, substance use, and suicide.

4 Things People Need To Thrive After Disaster

4 Things People Need To Thrive After Disaster“Societies try and build those things that will protect their populations—to build infrastructures, civic institutions, effective governance,” says David Abramson, clinical associate professor at the New York University College of Global Public Health and director of the Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience Program. “But when a disaster strikes, it threatens them.”

How Correcting For Cognitive Biases Makes Life More Fair

How Correcting For Cognitive Biases Makes Life More Fair  A sort of interesting fact is that, while today programming is viewed as an extremely male dominated field, it was totally the opposite at the dawn of computing. So if you look at who the original programmers were, they were actually women! All programmers from the very beginning were women and it was because this job was seen as being “beneath” men.

What Does It Take To Change A Mind?

What Does It Take To Change A Mind?

As fact check editor at The Conversation, Lucinda Beaman sees first-hand the conflict between facts and beliefs. She offers a framework for understanding how we process information and how we can connect with those who disagree with us.

How Gambling Distorts Reality And Hooks Your Brain

How Gambling Distorts Reality And Hooks Your BrainTo call gambling a “game of chance” evokes fun, random luck and a sense of collective engagement. These playful connotations may be part of why almost 80 percent of American adults gamble at some point in their lifetime. When I ask my psychology students why they think people gamble, the most frequent suggestions are for pleasure, money or the thrill.

How Social Media Changes Identity, Personality, Memory

How Social Media Changes Identity, Personality, MemoryI wanted to find a place for myself to cast myself in a book and me starring on paper and play with the persona of the movie star, which I think people are interested in and find entertaining. I always did.

Are Stereotypes About The Millennial Generation True?

Are Millennials Lazy Whiners Or Victims Of Circumstance?
Writer Michael Hobbes says there are too many stereotypes about millennials. So, there are three things that every millennial should know. The first one is that there is no evidence for any of the stereotypes about us.

Why People Cheat on Their Partners

Why People Cheat on Their PartnersWe all know what infidelity is, but a universal definition is difficult to carve out—especially in the digital age. Is watching porn cheating, or is it only cheating if the person on the other side of the screen is live?

Why Do You Check Your Phone 150 Times a Day?

Why Do You Check Your Phone 150 Times a Day?Do you really have sovereignty over own your mind anymore? Tristan Harris, a design thinker and former ethicist at Google, points to how smart phones changed our contract with advertisers, and our relationship with reality.

How Can Groups Make Good Decisions?

How Can Groups Make Good Decisions?We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions?

Conversation Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Conversation Tips for Surviving the HolidaysSometimes, you just can't relate to your relatives. Whether it's sports, politics, or past events, gathering around a dinner table during the holiday season can be a daunting prospect.

Why You Believe Lies You Hear More Often

Why You Believe Lies You Hear More OftenEven if you think of yourself as a human lie detector, there are some untruths that will sneak under the hood. For that, you can thank your brain, and it's absolute adoration for all things familiar, says Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic.

Money Can Buy Happiness If You Know How to Spend It

Money Can Buy Happiness If You Know How to Spend ItDo you really need a lot of stuff to be happy? Science says that the opposite is true. But that doesn’t help us understand then what kind of spending will actually make us happy and what kind won’t.

Your Face Makes the First Impression—What Does It Say?

Your Face Makes the First Impression—What Does It Say? So in the early days, including from the time of Aristotle and later in the 16th and 17th century most of physiognomy consisted of this whimsical comparisons between the physiognomy of humans and animals.

Why There Are No Limits To Your Willpower

Why There Are No Limits To Your WillpowerWe’ve all experienced those moments when we’ve been working really hard on a task, finally finish and feel like a well-deserved break so we grab a coffee and relax for a few moments. What goes through your mind next?

How Exercise And Meditation Rein In Negative Thoughts

How Exercise And Meditation Rein In Negative ThoughtsScientists have known for a while that both of these activities alone can help with depression," says Tracey Shors. "But this study suggests that when done together, there is a striking improvement in depressive symptoms along with increases in synchronized brain activity.

Healing The Pain That Won't Go Away

Healing The Pain That Won't Go AwaySelf-mutilation is a big problem facing teens today. This affliction is the result of fear instilled by trauma. It is as though the brain contains a computer chip, which has been programmed, because of trauma, to self-mutilate. It is a mental trap that has taken innumerable young people hostage...

What Is Karma? Where Does It Come From?

What Is Karma? Where Does It Come From?What is its purpose? How do you create it and how do you resolve it? The more you know about karma, the greater your ability to complete it and reduce its control over your life.

How to Restore Sexual Performance

How to Restore Sexual PerformanceThere are several ways to restore most of one's sexual performance including a high tone of physical conditioning and mental attitude. The power of the mind to influence the relative efficiency of one's sexual performance cannot go unnoticed.

Why Individuals With ADHD Are Gifted and Creative

Why Individuals With ADHD Are Gifted and CreativeIndividuals with ADHD may be our most creative individuals, our most extraordinary thinkers, our most brilliant inventors and pioneers. The children among us whom our teachers and psychiatrists say are 'disordered' may, in fact, carry a set of abilities -- a skill set -- that was necessary for the survival of humanity in the past, that has created much of what we treasure in our present 'quality of life,' and that will be critical to the survival of the human race in the future.

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