Tag Archives: Mind Sciences

Day Dreaming makes you more attentive and focused, then engaged in other activities

Besieged at every turn by distractions, we spend a lot of time struggling to pay attention, concentrate, and focus on the task in front of us. Written By Annie Murphy Paul What we don’t do, according to University of Southern California professor … Continue reading

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Practiced to be a perfect lier – study

By Tia Ghose  The more you practice a lie, the better you get at it, say the results of a new study. Published Nov. 12 in the journal Frontiers in Cognitive Science, the study found that, after 20 minutes of … Continue reading

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The Science of Illusion – Study

By GRAY MATTER PINCH a coin at its edge between the thumb and first fingers of your right hand and begin to place it in your left palm, without letting go. Begin to close the fingers of the left hand. The … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain Predicted By Brain’s Emotional Response

Chronic back pain, appear to show a different pattern in the region that handles emotional responses. Written by Catharine Paddock For the first time scientists have followed a group of people with the same new back injury over time and … Continue reading

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How lefties, righties see the world differently

By Joan Raymond Be careful next time you cast a vote. Your “handedness” might make you choose the wrong candidate, according to a research review published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. … Continue reading

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Your Negative Status Updates On Facebook Rub People the Wrong Way – Study

By Graeme McMillan Those who use social media as a way to get an ego boost from friends and family (you know who you are), be warned: a new study has found that those with low self-esteem can actually make themselves less likable to others … Continue reading

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Want to know the Language of Lies?

It turns out to be difficult to tell when other people are lying By Art Markman There are lots of cues that we believe will tip us off to whether someone is telling the truth. We expect people telling the … Continue reading

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Why we make Bad Decisions???

From Occupy Wall Street to on-line dating, our surroundings can dictate the choices we make. By Hannah Tepper  What role do our surroundings have in the choices we make? Consider the fact that we are more likely to commit a “random” act of … Continue reading

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‘Baby brain’ is real… and it do makes you a better mom

Pregnant women DO suffer short-term memory loss …but that’s so because your brain keep focusing on the needs of your baby – New Research claims. By Sophie Borland Pregnant women have long complained that their condition makes them forgetful. Now a … Continue reading

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How to spot a liar in 20 seconds flat

A little snap judgement goes a long way toward making friends Article  By Markham Heid According to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, all it takes is 20 seconds to decide whether or not a stranger is trustworthy. Researchers recruited 24 … Continue reading

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Babies Picky About Who They Imitate

Babies are more likely to mimic the behaviour of people that they deem to be reliable, according to the study researchers Article by Remy Melina Babies are famous for copying adults, but a new study shows that little ones carefully choose whether … Continue reading

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Babies learn who to trust at early age

  You can fool them once, but babies will not be fooled again if adults trick them, according to a new Canadian study. Infants normally mimic sounds, facial expressions and actions they observe but researchers at Concordia University in Montreal found that … Continue reading

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Does eating a Sweet Food makes you a Sweeter Person?

Can your personality impact the foods you love to eat? Or what snacks change people’s perceptions of you? By Jennipher Walters According to a new study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, researchers looked at whether or not … Continue reading

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How finding beauty in ordinary life can make you happy

Nature and Beauty make you  feel happy and it creates a psychological impact on health and behaviour. Article By Sarah Hampson I have a friend who is next to impossible to go for walk with in the spring or summer. “Look,” … Continue reading

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