Your brain processes more thoughts and feelings during meditation than when you are simply relaxing. - See more at: http://gemini.no/en/2014/05/how-your-brain-works-during-meditation/#sthash.9bmFDJCz.dpuf
Americans are unquestionably more aware of e-cigarettes, those vapor-emitting alternatives to tobacco cigarettes, according to a national survey. Yet, at the same time, the belief that e-cigarettes are safer than traditional smokes may be starting to diminish.
Recently have we focused on approaches to relieve the fear of death in patients and families and to address the emotional, spiritual and existential concerns that support the quality of the dying experience.
An octopus's arms are covered in hundreds of suckers that will stick to just about anything, with one important exception. Those suckers generally won't grab onto the octopus itself; otherwise, the impressively flexible animals would quickly find themselves all tangled up.
Nearly anyone can start a Twitter account and post 140 characters of information at a time, bogus or not, a fact a new study’s participants seemed to grasp.
A series of experiments conducted by researchers affiliated with Princeton University has found that punishment is only satisfying to victims if the offenders change their attitude as a result of the punishment.
Underpromise and over deliver is a motto many people in business swear by. But is it better to exceed what you’ve promised? No, according to new research that shows that people value other keeping their promises but don’t appreciate the extra effort involved in exceeding them. While there’s a lot of talk about the racist nature of calling someone an ape – American scientists have shown that Chimpanzees and humans have surprisingly similar personalities. Not only are our behaviour similar, but the neurobiology is much the same.
Negative emotions people may have suffered as young adults can have a lasting grip on their couple relationships, well into middle age.
If you are sending Mother's Day flowers to your mom this weekend, chances are you opted for guaranteed delivery: the promise that they will arrive by a certain time. Should the flowers not arrive in time, you will likely feel betrayed by the sender for breaking their promise. But if they arrive earlier, you likely will be no happier than if they arrive on time, according to new research.
People who claim to see “Jesus in toast” may no longer be mocked in the future thanks to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto and partner institutions in China.