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Stress & Depression Early in Life Stunts Our Reward Circuits

Stress & Depression Early in Life Stunts Our Reward Circuits

Researchers at Duke University and the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio looked specifically at this second phenomenon in a longitudinal neuroimaging study of adolescents, in order to better understand how early life stress contributes to depression.

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US Army Is Working On A New Hoverbike

Posted by on October 14, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
US Army Is Working On A New Hoverbike

The company, Malloy Aeronautics, which is housed in the United Kingdom, is the creator of this hoverbike, as well as many other drone-related products. The company also created a remote control version of the bike, which is already in use – running on the physics similar of a drone. The awesome invention that is storming the world – particularly the United States military has impressed its funders – is having your own personal hover bike.

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Tech Giants’ Artificial Intelligence Monopoly Is Possibly the Most Dangerous in History

Posted by on October 13, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 3 Comments
Tech Giants’ Artificial Intelligence Monopoly Is Possibly the Most Dangerous in History

According to a report by CB Insights updated on October 7, in a race to corner the artificial intelligence market, close to 140 private artificial intelligence companies have been consolidated in the last five years.

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Americans Used to Get Happier in Their Thirties. Not Any More

Posted by on October 6, 2016 in Nature, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 10 Comments
Americans Used to Get Happier in Their Thirties. Not Any More

For decades, Americans struggled through angst-filled and turbulent teenage years only to become happier once they reached the full bloom of adulthood. But that link between age and happiness disappeared in 2010, according to a study published in Social Psychological and Personality Science on Nov. 5. Adolescents have become steadily happier while those in their thirties are more miserable.

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Your Brain On Ayahuasca – A Scientific Look at the Effect of the Popular “Spiritual Drug”

Posted by on October 3, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 9 Comments
Your Brain On Ayahuasca – A Scientific Look at the Effect of the Popular “Spiritual Drug”

If you’re going to use take a self-realization trip with Ayahuasca, get to know the facts about it first. Watch this short, informative video.

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Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because Their Brains Are More Complex, Study Finds

Posted by on October 2, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 106 Comments
Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because Their Brains Are More Complex, Study Finds

Study shows that women need more sleep than men for a very good reason – the female brain is more complex (sorry guys).

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Researchers Finally Confirm that Marijuana DOES NOT Lower IQ in Adolescents

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 37 Comments
Researchers Finally Confirm that Marijuana DOES NOT Lower IQ in Adolescents

Since marijuana users were 17 times more likely to also smoke cigarettes, researchers speculate that cigarette use may be a more reliable predictor of reduced IQ.

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Scientists Make Breakthrough in the Fight Against Superbugs

Posted by on September 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Make Breakthrough in the Fight Against Superbugs

Shu Lam’s discovery offers hope and opens up a whole new avenue for fighting antimicrobial resistance, but it will take quite some time before this translates into real-world use.

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Sept. 26: NASA Sets to Release Details of ‘Surprising Activity’ on Europa, Many Speculate Alien Life

Posted by on September 26, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 7 Comments
Sept. 26: NASA Sets to Release Details of ‘Surprising Activity’ on Europa, Many Speculate Alien Life

According to NASA, it will hold a teleconference on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, to present new findings From images of Europa, one of the largest of Jupiter’s 67 known moons

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Affordable Camera Reveals Hidden Details Invisible To The Naked Eye

Posted by on September 22, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 5 Comments
Affordable Camera Reveals Hidden Details Invisible To The Naked Eye

When HyperCam captured images of a person’s hand, for instance, they revealed detailed vein and skin texture patterns that are unique to that individual.

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Australians Are Embracing Super-Human Microchip Technology

Posted by on September 22, 2016 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
Australians Are Embracing Super-Human Microchip Technology

In addition to Australia, one firm in Sweden has allowed employees to choose chips over a work pass, with 400 taking up the offer, but Amal says he more often hears from interested individuals who want to try it out.

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Your Powers of Unconscious Awareness

Written by on September 19, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry with 0 Comments
Your Powers of Unconscious Awareness

Studies show that aspects of unconscious awareness provide us with knowledge of what’s about to happen, and the findings might not be what you’d expect. You may have heard of the expression, “women’s intuition,” and thus assumed that women might feel more excited than men about finding their intuitions are proven to be correct–but according to one researcher’s […]

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How to Persuade Others with the Right Questions: Jedi Mind Tricks from Daniel H. Pink

Posted by on September 19, 2016 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
How to Persuade Others with the Right Questions: Jedi Mind Tricks from Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink explains how you can use motivational interviewing to influence others’ thoughts and behaviors.

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The Sun’s Influence on Earthquakes

Posted by on September 16, 2016 in Earth & Space, Environment with 2 Comments
The Sun’s Influence on Earthquakes

Ben Davidison (Suspicious Observers) in this fascinating video, goes over the evidence that the sun can and does trigger earthquakes on Earth.

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Robots and Computers Will Commit More Crime Than Humans By 2040, Expert Warns

Posted by on September 16, 2016 in Futurism & Inspiring Inventions, Sci-Tech, Technology with 9 Comments
Robots and Computers Will Commit More Crime Than Humans By 2040, Expert Warns

It’s not just robots experts are worrying about, rogue driverless cars and drones could also be a problem if they are able to be hacked or re-programed.

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