Psychology

Hand gesture

Can our hands control our mind?

As humans, we can think and reason. It is our basic ability to be aware of the world and our life experiences. It is well...
Social network

Women are warmer but no less assertive than men in Facebook

Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the world. Every month, about 1.65 billion people use the site actively. When you sign up...
So hard to disagree

Why is it so hard to disagree?

We often find it hard to disagree with others, even though making autonomous choices is a basic human right. When we disagree with a loved...
Brain Training

Do you believe brain training smartphone apps?

Nowadays brain training apps have become popular. With a simple, short, and colorful game, many smartphone users think that they get a chance to improve...
Sports at school

Sports can improve children’s school performance and health

When I was in elementary school, I studied very hard to become a top student. Even in the physical education class, I tried my...
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Hand gesture: a better way to learn foreign words

Nowadays picture dictionaries become quite popular. Instead of just giving bilingual word lists, these dictionaries provide vivid pictures about the word meaning. A typical item in...
Sign language

Learning a sign language can improve your native language

A sign language is a language using hand shapes, orientation and movement of the hands, arms or body to convey meaning. It is usually used...
Not happy

Feeling insecure will affect your mental health

In modern society, many factors can influence humans’ mental health. One important factor is insecurity, which refers to the insecure feelings of life. It has...

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The do’s and don’ts of social interaction during a pandemic

Across the nation, Americans find themselves in varying degrees of social isolation as part of a coordinated effort to try to slow the spread...

Should I exercise during the coronavirus pandemic?

So here we are, perfecting our social distancing skills while schools, sports and other forms of social engagement are on indefinite hold, by a...

How stress and loneliness could make you more likely to get COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that stress, loneliness and lack of sleep are all factors that can weaken the immune system and make...

Scientists tap unused energy source to power future smart sensor networks

The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a...

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products

If humans ever hope to colonize Mars, the settlers will need to manufacture on-planet a huge range of organic compounds, from fuels to drugs,...

Hubble Telescope finds best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble confirms that this...