Share24 Pin19 Tweet74 Stumble6 Reddit Flip Share2Shares 125 Having a baby is a joyous event. Surely that bundle of joy keeps on dishing out happiness? Just look at the photograph above, happy parents, happy child, the ideal happy family. But, are parents really happier than childless couples?
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Share24 Pin7 Tweet83 Stumble77 Reddit Flip Share4Shares 195 Have you felt that you’ve already experienced something, even though you know you’re experiencing it for the first time? It’s unsettling and creepy, and around two-thirds of us have had déjà vu at some time. What is going on?
Share25 Pin8 Tweet76 Stumble77 Reddit Flip Share4Shares 190 Disclaimer: this post contains an affiliate link to the book Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction You might think that visiting a fortune-teller is just a bit of fun or it’s a massive waste of time and money.
Share44 Pin16 Tweet86 Stumble14 Reddit Flip Share1Shares 161 A study on people affected by cancer may have found something remarkable. Researchers discovered that just one hour of singing in a choir increases protective proteins in the immune system. This is in addition to reducing stress and improving
Share31 Pin10 Tweet67 Stumble753 Reddit Flip Share3Shares 864 How can you tell if someone is a narcissist or not? It’s a popular topic on search engines and there are definite personality traits that can identify narcissism in an individual. Recently, however, some psychology studies have suggested some
Share42 Pin16 Tweet59 Stumble55 Reddit Flip ShareShares 172 Type “blonde jokes” into a Google search engine and you will get over 2.5 million hits. That’s a lot of jokes about hair colour. There’s no smoke without fire, as they say, so are the jokes justified? Are blondes
Share98 Pin15 Tweet88 Stumble38 Reddit Flip Share4Shares 243 We are leading increasingly urbanized lives. In fact, since 2014 more people live in urban regions than do in rural areas. By 2050 it is estimated that two thirds of the world’s population will be urban, rising to 86%
Share54 Pin48 Tweet59 Stumble57 Reddit Flip Share4Shares 222 The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia are estimated to double every 20 years. On average a person is diagnosed with dementia every 3.2 seconds. In the face of such sobering statistics a new study offers
Share32 Pin12 Tweet29 Stumble1 Reddit Flip ShareShares 74 The Zika virus pandemic has been one of the big news stories of 2016. Why should a virus that causes mild discomfort in adults be so prominent in the news? One of the main reasons is the corresponding microcephaly
Share24 Pin12 Tweet33 Stumble52 Reddit Flip ShareShares 121 Do you wish that you knew more about your brain? Do you balk at the word neuroscience? Are you like the many of us that suffer from poor attention spans? Are you tired of these questions yet? Let’s be