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New studies illustrate how gamers get good

We all know that practice makes us better at things, but scientists are still trying to understand what kinds of practice work best. A research team led by a Brown University computer scientist has found insights about how people improve their skills in a rather...
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Researchers Created a Song to Help Combat Anxiety

Play on. People with anxiety handle how they grapple with the disorder in different ways. Some ignore it, others use medication, others seek out talk therapy. 12 Things Only People With Anxiety Can Teach You About Life I have tried all three of those and...
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Good People, Evil Actions

Can anyone become a monster? We like to think that only unusual and horrible people do evil things. But what if anyone, even a basically good person, will perform evil actions?[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On! Source: The Psychology...
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Why Radical Decency Is Even More Essential Now

Each day since the new administration entered the White House, questions of personal, cultural, and systemic values have swirled about like so many grains of sand in a tempest. They are unlikely to settle down anytime soon. The winds of change are blowing and it...
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The College Mental Health Crisis: Focus on Suicide

College is often said to be among the best times of our lives. Yet today college students are seriously stressed and have few mental health resources. Suicide is a serious risk.[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On! Source: The Psychology...
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What Prompts You to Quarrel?

“We are never so much disposed to quarrel with others as when we are dissatisfied with ourselves.” – William Hazlitt Sometimes you just want to pick a fight. You might not even know why you feel so inclined to argue, only that you do. Once the words...
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Long-term stress linked to higher levels of obesity

People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research by scientists at UCL which involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body’s response to stress. The paper, published in the journal Obesity, showed...
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Is Your Smile Getting You Into Trouble?

We tend to believe that a simple smile is enough to grease the social wheels of life. New research shows when suppression may be the better, and kinder, part of valor.[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On!
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Can Punctuality Ruin Love?

There are good reasons for considering punctuality to be a virtue. Is it also a romantic virtue? There are reasons to think it is not.[Read More …] Accept LoveDeservingly! Ride On A Magic Carpet Ride On!
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Fructose is generated in the human brain

Fructose, a form of sugar linked to obesity and diabetes, is converted in the human brain from glucose, according to a new Yale study. The finding raises questions about fructose’s effects on the brain and eating behavior. The study was published on Feb. 23 by...
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