Psychology

Surprise

Tell me something I don’t know

Do you like surprises? If you don’t, it might be because our brain works very hard to avoid being surprised. The brain always tries to predict...
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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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...

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...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...