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Why Walking Through Doorways Makes Us Forget

Ever walked from your kitchen to the living room to find your phone and then forgotten what you were looking for once you got there? Researchers think your brain is hard-wired to undergo precisely that process of forgetting.

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How One Woman Finds Mindfulness Through #Vanlife - mindbodygreen

Kathleen Morton lived in a camper van before it was cool. Check out how living on the road has made her infinitely more mindful here.

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10+ Hilarious Comics For Socially Awkward People

The hilarious webcomics mostly revolve around one nerdy girl who always picks the worst words for conversations. Her everyday struggles include her love life, her career, and other common themes.

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When It Comes To Politics and 'Fake News,' Facts Aren't Enough

In politics, it sometimes feels like we can't agree on basic facts. But according to neuroscientist Tali Sharot, facts are not enough — emotions may be the key to changing our minds.

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Why ' Work-Life Balance' Talk Might Make Us More Stressed Out

Do you snicker when you hear the term “work-life balance?” As if. That elusive Zen zone can provoke anxiety, especially to those of us whose perfectionism tells us if we try harder, we’ll find it.

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Testosterone and the brain: New study suggests sex hormones change the way we process language.

However much we’d like to think of gender as a social construct, science suggests that real differences do exist between female and male brains. The latest evidence: a first-of-its-kind European study that finds that the female brain can be drastically

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New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness

Results imply creative people are 25% more likely to carry genes that raise risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. But some argue the evidence is flimsy

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The 7 Ways of Thinking That Make Us More Anxious

How to less anxious: Those of us who suffer from anxiety problems know it doesn’t always take very much to trigger our anxiety. We can go from zero to a hundred in nothing flat.

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Why Do Breakups Make You Crazy?

You think you've got life handled until you hear those two special words ("It's over") and you become a disconsolate rage machine. What's going on? Turns out, it's really not you. It's your brain chemistry.

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6 Embarrassing Things You Do—and Why | Mental Floss

Admit it: You've done at least one of these things before. Turns out, there's a scientific explanation for why.

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What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set? - NYTimes.com

Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age.