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How not to fall for coronavirus BS: avoid the 7 deadly sins of thought

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a great deal of anxiety, we might come to think people are irrational, selfish or downright crazy. We see people...

6 phrases to help your child’s emotional development

Emotional competence is an important life skill. Children with a high level of emotional competence, tend to have more friends, do better at school,...

There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding...

The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper. It came as a small shock when I couldn’t find a single...

Panic buying ahead of coronavirus pandemic: irrational or prudent thinking

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only access one item – would you choose toilet paper? Fears that coronavirus COVID-19 will...

Men can smell when a woman is sexually aroused

In a new study, researchers found that men can distinguish between the scents of sexually aroused and non-aroused women. The detection of sexual arousal through...

A 4-step maintenance plan to help keep your relationship going strong

Early on, relationships are easy. Everything is new and exciting. You go on dates, take trips, spend time together and intentionally cultivate experiences that...

Smelling your lover’s shirt may help you sleep better

In a new study, researchers found that the scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep. They found study participants who were exposed to their...

Revenge is more enjoyable than forgiveness — at least in stories

We appreciate stories of forgiveness -- but we really like to see revenge, a new study suggests. When it comes to entertainment, people enjoy seeing...

The dark side of supportive relationships

Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up your husband or wife to talk about it. Your partner...

Scientists find what puts women off bearded men

In a new study, researchers found that women who find bearded men less attractive may be deterred due to their potential risk for carrying...

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For older people and those with chronic health conditions, staying active at home is...

Fitbit recently released data showing a global decrease in physical activity levels among users of its activity trackers compared to the same time last...

Successful MERS vaccine may hold promise for COVID-19 vaccine

In a new study, researchers have developed a vaccine that fully protects mice against a lethal dose of MERS, a close cousin of the...

Coronavirus: How to sleep better during the lockdown

We are all facing restrictions in a bid to minimise the transmission rate and impact of COVID-19, but there is no denying that life...

Scientists predict new state of matter

Three scientists from the University of Chicago have run the numbers, and they believe there may be a way to make a material that...

Something is lurking in the heart of quasar 3C 279

One year ago, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration published the first image of a black hole in the nearby radio galaxy M 87. Now...

Long nap and sleep could mean higher stroke risk

A recent study from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology found that people who take long naps during the day or sleep 9...