February 1, 2024

Have you ever wondered why some people find it so hard to stick to their New Year’s resolutions? Recent research has some surprising answers that might change how we look at willpower. Scientists found a significant portion of our ability to control ourselves and resist temptations is genetic. This means that for some of us,

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January 19, 2024

In the 1970s, Stanley Milgram conducted a groundbreaking series of experiments on obedience to authority that sent shockwaves through the world of psychology. His studies examined the extent to which ordinary people would follow the orders of authority figures, even if it meant causing harm to others. Decades later, the ethical dilemmas and psychological dynamics

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November 16, 2023

Recent research in brain science is uncovering an exciting idea: our brains do more than just process what we see and hear. They’re constantly predicting what’s going to happen next, influencing how we experience things which can lead to cognitive biases in perception. This new understanding is changing how we think about our brains. Instead

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October 26, 2023

Dementia is frequently misunderstood as solely a memory problem among older individuals, but it includes cognitive, behavioural, and judgment issues. When these changes impede a person’s ability to function independently, it’s classified as dementia. Milder forms are called mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and mild behavioural impairment (MBI). In some cases, behavioural symptoms emerge before cognitive

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October 11, 2023

How to inspire creativity more frequently:N1 sleep is a hybrid, or “semilucid” state of mind when individuals are just beginning to detach from the waking environment. It is a mental twilight that allows one to “freely watch the mind wander while maintaining a logical ability to identify creative sparks. This shadowy frontier between waking and

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October 10, 2023

During key stages of brain growth, the brain is highly receptive to certain experiences. This allows it to quickly adapt in terms of how it’s wired and how it behaves. These pivotal stages are called “critical periods” and are observed in almost every species. If an individual misses these experiences during these times, it can

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