Psychology

Even brief meditation could improve cognitive skills

Even brief meditation could improve cognitive skills

In a recent study, researchers from Yale University and Swarthmore College find that a 10-minute meditation tape could help college students perform cognitive tasks...
Why newborns look ‘less cute’ than older babies

Why newborns look ‘less cute’ than older babies

In a recent study, researchers from Brock University find that adults think the faces of babies most appealing at around the six-month mark. This means...
Coffee scent may help you go to business school

Coffee scent may help you go to business school

Drinking coffee seems to have its perks. In addition to the physical boost it delivers, coffee may lessen our risk of heart disease, diabetes and...
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13 Reasons Why: How to spot teen suicide warning signs

The Netflix show ’13 Reasons Why’ has season 2 now. Although the show is about teenagers’ life, it is not relaxing, funny or easy to...
Open relationships can be as satisfying as monogamous ones

Open relationships can be as satisfying as monogamous ones

A new University of Guelph study has shown that people in open relationships are as happy as their coupled-up counterparts. In consensual, non-monogamous relationships, all...
How a bad mood may help your brain do daily tasks

How a bad mood may help your brain do daily tasks

A new study found that being in a bad mood can help some people's executive functioning, such as their ability to focus attention, manage...
14 key components of creativity

Computer scientists discover 14 key components of creativity

Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviors. In a recent study, scientists use a computational linguistic...
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Being a doctor or a lawyer may lead to poor response to depression treatment,...

High status jobs, such as doctor and lawyer, are generally considered to be lucrative and prestigious. However, these jobs often come with long hours,...
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Taking notes via handwriting can help you learn better, says study

Nowadays more and more students use laptops to take notes in class. When typing notes via keyboard, students can save the information to a...
Steve Jobs charismatic speaker

What makes Steve Jobs a charismatic speaker?

The former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was one of the most charismatic speakers of the past decades. However, why his way of speaking is...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...