An Unusual Cure For Lack Of Sleep

People slept better, awakened less in the night and felt better the next day. Opening the windows or doors before going to bed can improve sleep quality, new research finds. Both measures help to decrease levels of carbon dioxide and…

The Email Habit That Makes People Look Incompetent

These do not make you look warm and competent. A smiling emoji in a business email makes the sender look incompetent, new research finds. It also does not make the sender look like a warmer person either. Dr Ella Glikson,…

How Brain Activity Can Reduce Anxiety

The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is involved in planning, reasoning and decision-making. Improving general cognitive functioning could help to reduce anxiety, new research suggests. This area is highly involved in planning, reasoning and decision-making. Increasing brain activity in areas related to…

Psychopaths Prefer This Type of Music

Psychopaths do not particularly like classical music — no matter what film portrayals of psychopaths like Hannibal Lecter might suggest. Psychopaths prefer rap music, a new study finds. Songs like “No Diggity” by Blackstreet and “Lose Yourself” by Eminem were…

The Weirdest Way To Instantly Relieve Stress

Difficulties dealing with stress are linked to mental health problems. Smelling your partner’s clothes helps to reduce stress levels, new research finds. Women who smelled their partner’s t-shirt felt calmer afterwards. In comparison, those who smelled a stranger’s t-shirt experienced… read more

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