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Purshottam
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Summery

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson is a self-help book that challenges the traditional approach to achieving happiness and success. Manson argues that the key to a fulfilling life is not to chase after endless positivity and avoid negative…

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Phyllis Fields
Reading for At Least 30 Minutes a Day Linked to Extending Life Span Two Years Longer

Past studies have shown that reading books can benefit people in a multitude of ways, physically, mentally, and intellectually. Now in a new study, people who read a book for about 30 minutes a day were found to live approximately 2 years longer than thos…

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Personality Psychology
Felipe Thomas
The Quest To Understand Consciousness

The talk by Antonio Damasio.

The sense of self — consciousness — is one of the great mysteries of life and science.

Every day we wake up, regaining consciousness but what is that of which we are actually regaining?

Watch this video to take a glimpse in…

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Personality Psychology
Tommy Strickland
A Breakthrough in Pain Relief Research — Placebo Sweet Spot Found

Scientists have identified for the first time the region in the brain responsible for the “placebo effect” in pain relief, when a fake treatment actually results in substantial reduction of pain, according to new research from Northwestern Medicine and th…

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Personality Psychology
Paula Montgomery
Psychological factors of erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can be caused by many factors and among them the psychological factor is a very important one. This factor can cause erectile dysfunction problems in many people. In many cases, it is a secondary reaction to something physical. Doctor…

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Personality Psychology
Tommy Strickland
Learn Any Skill In 20 Hours

Learn any skill in 20 hours.

How many times do we see something inspirational or appealing and we say “I wish I could do that!”, and then never go on to actually learn anything.

As Josh Kaufman puts it, our main issue is emotional not intellectual.

You…

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Personality Psychology
Tommy Strickland
Scientists discover the on-off switch for human consciousness deep within the brain

Researchers at George Washington University are reporting that they’ve discovered the human consciousness on-off switch, deep within the brain. When this region of the brain, called the claustrum, is electrically stimulated, consciousness — self-awareness…

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Personality Psychology
Earnest Chandler
What Really Causes Anxiety and Depression: “Chemical Imbalance” Theory Debunked

It was long postulated that anxiety and depressive disorders (and many other mental illnesses) were caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. More specifically, the “chemical imbalance” theory presumed that serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain, w…

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Personality Psychology
Hector Arnold
How Little Sleep Can You Get Away With?

How much sleep you need (at least seven hours, for most people), is an often discussed topic. But often our real question is the flip side: Can you get away with less than the optimal amount, or even replace your night’s sleep with a series of round-the-c…

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Personality Psychology
Gilbert Hodges
Changing Your Life Is Easier Than You Think — Psychologist's Advice

When Sheryl Sandberg’s husband died unexpectedly two years ago, she was devastated. In her new book , coauthored with organizational psychologist Adam Grant, Sandberg recounts her process of discovering resilience in the face of loss and upheaval.

The st…

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Hector Arnold
People Who Struggle to Get Out of Bed in the Morning 'Are More Intelligent'

The snooze button does tend to get a bad rap. People who use it are often branded as lazy and undisciplined and many people believe that getting those additional ten minutes every morning can seriously wreck your circadian rhythm.

And who hasn’t almost o…

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Hector Arnold
The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep.

Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others have propos…

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Personality Psychology
Jonathan Tayron
Katharine Cook Briggs passed down the world's most generally utilized character test.

Odds are you’ve taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator or will. About 2 million individuals a year do. It has gotten the best quality level of mental appraisals, utilized in organizations, government offices, and instructive establishments. En route, it ha…

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Felipe Thomas
A Powerful New Hack to Remember Something You’ve Just Learned

The more we understand how our bodies and brains work, the more we realize that what’s good for the body is often good for the brain. In recent years, for instance, many studies have shown that a powerful way to improving your memory is to exercise.

A ne…

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Demi Powell
Are you messy? It might mean you are creative and smart.

For busy people, life can sometimes feel like a battle to stave off chaos. The desk overflowing with scraps of paper, coffee cups, plants, and photographs. The kids’ room strewn with toys and drawings. If we could only get everything organized, we think, …

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Paula Montgomery
Does Fear Rule Your Life?

According to the book, A Course in Miracles, there are only two emotions, love and fear. If you are experiencing love, you are not in fear. If you are experiencing fear, you are not expressing love. Look at your life. How much of your time is spent in lov…

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Felipe Thomas
A Groundbreaking New Discovery Explains How the Brain Creates Consciousness

Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital clues to how human consciousness works.

In 2014, a…

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Personality Psychology
Audrey Pearson
Scientists Prove that Life Continues in the Brain After Death

Brain activity may continue for more than 10 minutes after the body appears to have died, according to a new study.

Canadian doctors in an intensive care unit appear to have observed a person’s brain continuing to work even after they were declared clini…

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Personality Psychology
Kristy Perkins
Creativity is a Real Superpower. This is Why Most People are Secretly Threatened by It

Creativity is highly prized in Western society—much touted by cultures that claim to value individualism and the entrepreneurial spirit. But scratch beneath the surface, and it turns out that a lot of schools and businesses aren’t actually all that excite…

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Demi Powell
Most Common Issues Faced in College

Major college complaints among new college students include mental health issues and physical health concerns. Here are some tips to promote college student health all year long.

The first year of school is tough for everyone and college is no exception.…

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Personality Psychology
Frankie Lynch
The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can’t Win

Rémi Coulom is sitting in a rolling desk chair, hunched over a battered Macbook laptop, hoping it will do something no machine has ever done.

That may take another ten years or so, but the long push starts here, at Japan’s University of Electro-Communica…

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Personality Psychology
Alex Jones
On MBTI

I was reviewing a few psychological lectures for my job. One of those became character assessments. The speaker cited the Myers-Briggs test, explaining that, at the same time as properly known the Myers-Briggs test is not regarded as being scientifically …

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Paula Montgomery
Why You Should Be Adding Crystals To Your Garden

It’s officially summer, and nothing screams warm weather like a lush, green garden.

This year, I’m proposing we all add a little bit of variety to our blooms and dot our flowerbeds with crystals.

Yes—you read that right. Like plants, crystal stones are …

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Tracy Campbell
How to Sooth A Stomachache

When your tot’s tummy is upset, you want to fix the problem fast. Knowing exactly how to help can be tricky, since he can’t tell you why it hurts. Find out what might be causing your baby or toddler’s bellyache and how you can help settle his stomach.

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