Will you be the same person 50 years from now

Will you be the same person 50 years from now?

How much do you change between high school and retirement? The answer depends on whether you're comparing yourself to others or to your younger self. The...
Phantom odors- One in 15 Americans smells odors that aren't there

Phantom odors: One in 15 Americans smells odors that aren’t there

Imagine the foul smell of an ash tray or burning hair. Now imagine if these kinds of smells were present in your life, but without...
Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had...

Humanoid robots can influence children’s opinions significantly

The study, conducted at the University of Plymouth, compared how adults and children respond to an identical task when in the presence of both...
How the brain can accurately predict where a fast-moving object will end up

How the brain can accurately predict where a fast-moving object will end up?

And why some are better at it than others When Collingwood footballer Jeremy Howe launches into the clouds to take a “speccy” over an AFL...

Social robots will never fully replace teachers, says new study

Current technical limitations mean robots’ role will largely be confined to that of teaching assistants or tutors Robots can play an important role in the...
After losing 1:6 of the brain, boy recovers visual system

After losing 1/6 of the brain, boy recovers visual system

A new study provides the first evidence of how the human brain recovers the ability to function after losing parts of the visual system. Published...
How smoking can change your brain genetically

How smoking can change your brain genetically

In a recent study, researchers find that chronic, frequent tobacco smokers have a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, the "pot receptor", when compared...
Depression and bipolar disorder linked to the body clock

Depression and bipolar disorder linked to body clock

In a new study, researchers from the University of Glasgow find that genetically, the body clock, or circadian rhythms, are linked to mood disorders...
How poor sleep leads to social isolation and loneliness

How poor sleep leads to social isolation and loneliness

Poor sleep can literally kill your social life. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that sleep-deprived people feel lonelier and less inclined...

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