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What Separates Leadership and Delegate Decision-Making?

August 7, 2018 - 5:29pm
Leaders are more willing to take responsibility for making decisions that affect the welfare of others. In a new study, researchers at the University of Zurich identified the cognitive and neurobiological processes that influence whether someone is more likely to take on leadership or to delegate decision-making.
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Why Does Ginger Work So Well For Bad Breath?

August 2, 2018 - 12:02am
Ginger stimulates saliva flow and digestive activity, settles the stomach, relieves vomiting, eases pain from gas and diarrhea, and is effective as an anti-nausea remedy. Scientists have now found the constituent in ginger responsible for eliminating bad breath.
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Smaller Plates Don't Help You Eat Less When You're Hungry

August 1, 2018 - 4:17am
Tricking the brain into eating less by serving food on a smaller plate doesn't necessarily work, according a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers, who found that when people are food-deprived, they're more likely to identify a portion size accurately, no matter how it is served.
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Hack Your Unconscious To Boost Your Memory and Learning

July 31, 2018 - 4:34pm
It seems like hard conscious work, but much of the learning process goes on deep in the mind. Here are the top tips to improve how you recall facts
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Over 50 Industrial Chemicals Found In Average Pregnant Woman

July 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Scientists at UC San Francisco have found a way to screen people's blood for hundreds of chemicals at once, a method that will improve our ability to better assess chemical exposures in pregnant women, and to identify those exposures that may pose a health risk.
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Is Showering or Bathing Better For Your Health?

July 26, 2018 - 6:33am
A randomised intervention study from Japan has compared the physical and mental health effects of daily full-immersion bathing with showering. The participant-reported results add practical insight to theories in which is more favourable.
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Are People Who Are More Prone To Guilt More Trustworthy?

July 23, 2018 - 4:12am
New research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business finds that when it comes to predicting who is most likely to act in a trustworthy manner, one of the most important factors is the anticipation of guilt.
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More Evidence CT Scans Increase Brain Cancer Risk

July 20, 2018 - 6:08am
More evidence from a new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that CT scans increase the risk of brain tumors.
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The Way You Think Physically Changes The Structure of Your Brain

July 18, 2018 - 6:25am
The way people think and act not only affects the way the brain operates, but also its shape, according to researchers at the University of Zurich (UZH). They found that each brain has physical properties as unique as fingerprints that can alter over time.
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One Way To Increase Your Beneficial Bacteria Without Any Food

July 13, 2018 - 7:16pm
It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what’s inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University.
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Psilocybin Mushrooms Help Addicted Cocaine Users Stop

July 9, 2018 - 5:21am
Unlike with alcohol or nicotine, pharmacological options are not available to individuals addicted to cocaine. However, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham believe the tool to help individuals treat their addiction may very well exist in nature.
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Expecting A Stressful Day Harmful To Your Mindset

July 5, 2018 - 8:04pm
There may be some truth to the saying "getting up on the wrong side of the bed," according to Penn State researchers who say starting your morning by focusing on how stressful your day will be may be harmful to your mindset throughout the day.
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Open Relationships Just As Satisfying As Monogamous Ones

July 3, 2018 - 4:29pm
A new University of Guelph study has revealed that people in open relationships are as happy as their coupled-up counterparts.
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Improve Your Language Skills With Music

June 29, 2018 - 4:50am
Many studies have shown that musical training can enhance language skills. However, it was unknown whether music lessons improve general cognitive ability, leading to better language proficiency, or if the effect of music is more specific to language processing.
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