Humans

When you hear the term “introvert,” you might imagine someone who’s quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations. But being an introvert isn’t really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some of the deepest and…
May 13, 2018
These are the two words you never want to see on Wikipedia: [citation needed] Why? Because Wikipedia isn’t infallible. The world’s fifth most popular website – according to um… Wikipedia – is an awesome resource of almost endless knowledge, but that knowledge is only as sturdy as the bedrock of primary sources it’s built on…
May 10, 2018
If you’re feeling stressed, uncertain about what the future holds, or even physically unsafe, try not to panic – you’re definitely not alone. New survey results show Americans’ anxiety levels experienced a sharp increase in the past year, with almost 40 percent of respondents saying they felt more anxious than they did a year ago.…
May 09, 2018
Performing artists who were exposed to abuse, neglect or a dysfunctional family as a child might experience their creative process more intensely, according to a new long-term study that has found a link between the two.   Psychologists at California State University, Northridge, studied 234 professional performers, looking for a reason why mental health disorders…
May 08, 2018
However long you’ve been alive, chances are you’ve heard a completely incorrect “fact” about the brain. The human brain is notoriously complicated, and despite many advances in modern science, much of the organ remains a mystery.   That’s probably why, when someone hears a rumour about how the brain functions, they spread it – regardless…
May 06, 2018