Can you sniff out your mate? Previous research suggests a women’s mate preference is based on odor. Sounds odd, right? But our sense of smell is regulated by something called major histocompatibility complex (MHC), which are genes that are key to our immune system and our autoimmunity. When it comes to organ donation, it’s important […]

Most households have access to the Internet and most individuals spend three to four hours a day (weekends included) online, and that’s not during office hours. So it’s not surprising that a lot of folks find their way to the approximately 40 million online sex sites. Consequentially, a door has been opened granting access to […]

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Spend all day in your PJs, crank the music and check Facebook as often as you want. Apparently working from home is really as awesome as it sounds, for both you and your employer. A recent study found that workers who telecommuted to work were both more productive and less stressed than their office-bound coworkers. […]

Marshmallows

The famous 1960′s “Marshmallow Experiment” performed by Walter Mischel is a historical study about pre-school children’s ability to delay gratification. Mischel put children alone in a room with a marshmallow and promised the children a second marshmallow if they could wait patiently until he returned to the room. Sitting alone in a room with a delicious […]

If you are one of numerous adults who suffer from attention deficient/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), there may be a simple solution to help ease your symptoms right in your cupboard… tea. A recent article suggests that the caffeine in tea may help ease fatigue and improve focus in people with ADHD. However, we should note that […]

Bullying is a very complex issue. With the recent suicide of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer of Amherst, New York, after years of bullying, the nation has even more reason to turn its attention to anti-bullying measures in schools. Lady Gaga has even asked President Obama to sit down and talk about what can be done about […]

quieting your noisy mind

If you have never tried to quiet your mind with meditation then you are in for a surprise: your mind is a very noisy place. Brain waves are the electrical movements in our brain, and they always happen, even when we sleep. However, the frequency range of our brain waves fluctuates. Most of us during […]

Can certain foods help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease? With a progressive loss of brain function that slowly destroys memory and thinking capability, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. Alzheimer’s is said to result from the deposit of proteins called amyloid-beta protein peptides that are produced as a result of genetic […]