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Carolyn Gregoire is a Senior Writer at the Huffington Post, where she reports on health and wellness, psychology and human behavior, and brain science. She has discussed her work on MSNBC, The TODAY Show, and The History Channel, and has spoken at TEDxYouth and the Harvard Public Health Forum.

She is the author of a forthcoming book on the science of creativity, with psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, to be published by Penguin Random House in January 2016.
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우리의 뇌를 회춘시킬 방법을 발견하다(연구)

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 2:01 PM

가끔 단어가 생각이 안 나고 눈이 점점 침침해 지고 있다고? 누구나 그렇다. 성장기를 넘겼다면 이제 남은 건 노화뿐이니까.

그런데, 뇌가 나이를 거꾸로 먹을 수 있을까? 곧 “네!”라고 대답할 수 있는 날이 올지도 모른다.

캘리포니아 주립대 얼바인 캠퍼스의 과학자들이 계속 발달하고 있는 뇌의 젊은 유연성을 복구할 수 있는 방법을 찾아낸 건지도...

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Listening To Nature Sounds At Work Can Boost Your Mood And Productivity, Study Finds

(1) Comments | Posted May 26, 2015 | 10:28 AM

Listening to the sound of crashing waves or a babbling brook isn't just useful for helping you fall asleep -- it may also help you to focus at work.

A small new study finds that listening to nature sounds at work can boost your mood and productivity.

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7 Big Things We Learned About Sleep In The Past Decade

(47) Comments | Posted May 25, 2015 | 8:28 AM

It's no secret that here at The Huffington Post, we love sleep -- and for good reason.

Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, along with nutrition and exercise. Getting the quality sleep that you need has the power to protect your physical...

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Πόσο εθισμένοι είστε στο κινητό σας; Κάντε το τεστ για να μάθετε

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 5:08 PM

Ο εθισμός στο κινητό δεν είναι κάτι απλό και υπάρχει επιστημονικός τρόπος για να διαπιστώσετε εάν είστε κι εσείς ένα από τα θύματα της τεχνολογίας.

Νέα έρευνα που έγινε στο πανεπιστήμιο της Άιοβα, εντόπισε μερικά χαρακτηριστικά στοιχεία της «νομοφοβίας» ή «nomophobia», όπως ονομάζεται και σημαίνει τη φοβία που έχει κάποιος...

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The 8 Most Important Things We've Learned About Happiness In The Past 10 Years

(54) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 10:26 AM

We're living in a golden age of happiness -- the scientific study of happiness, at least.

The field of positive psychology has exploded in growth since its inception in 1998, dramatically increasing our understanding of human flourishing. We now know more than ever about what makes us...

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長子・末っ子・真ん中の子、出生順位は性格にこう影響する

(1) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 9:39 PM

長子は権力と自分を重ね合わせ、体制を支持する可能性が高く、後から生まれた子供は反抗により注意を引こうする可能性が高い。

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The Scary Psychology Of 'Dark' Perfectionism

(20) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 8:28 AM

It's one thing to expect the best from yourself. But it's a completely different thing to expect the best from everyone around you.

Perfectionists, though often high-achieving and highly motivated individuals, can set almost impossibly lofty goals for themselves. Psychologists have linked perfectionism to procrastination, depression...

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Old Brains Become Young Again In Neuroplasticity Study

(2) Comments | Posted May 22, 2015 | 8:25 AM

Can an old brain learn new tricks?

The answer could soon be a resounding "yes."

Scientists from the University of California at Irvine may have found a way to restore the youthful flexibility of the still-developing brain. In a study on mice recently published in the journal...

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스마트폰 중독 '노모포비아'를 진단하는 과학적인 테스트

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 1:46 PM

스마트폰 중독은 심각한 문제다. 중독 정도를 알아볼 수 있는 과학적인 방법이 나왔다.

아이오와 주립 대학은 최근 연구를 통해 노모포비아(‘no mobile’ 포비아란 뜻이다)의 중심적 양상을 밝혀내는 간단한 20문항 아이폰 의존도 측정 테스트를 만들었다. 테스트를 해보고 싶으면 아래로 스크롤하시길.

“노모포비아는 사람과 모바일 정보와 커뮤니케이션 기술, 특히 스마트폰과의 상호작용으로 인해 생긴...

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Quer um cérebro mais saudável? Então evite estes 7 hábitos

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 11:41 AM

Por que algumas pessoas são superafiadas aos 95 anos enquanto outras começam a ter dificuldades com a clareza mental aos 50?

Muito tem a ver com a genética, mas certos fatores ligados a seu estilo de vida também têm papel importante no envelhecimento do cérebro. Apesar de não ser possível...

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Είναι η καλοσύνη μεταδοτική; Οι επιστήμονες εξηγούν

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 10:23 AM

Βλέποντας κάποιον να κάνει μία καλή πράξη μπορεί να σας κάνει να νιώσετε ζεστασιά στην καρδιά. Αυτό το συναίσθημα έχει όνομα, ονομάζεται «αύξηση αξιών» και είναι μία ζεστή και γλυκιά αίσθηση που εμφανίζεται όταν κάποιος γίνεται μάρτυς της πραγματικής ανθρώπινης καλοσύνης.

Αυτό το συναίσθημα βοηθά να εξηγήσουμε γιατί η καλοσύνη...

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Need To Have A Serious Conversation With Your Partner? Do It At 8:15 P.M.

(38) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 10:28 AM

Ever wonder why it feels so difficult to connect with your partner? It might be because timing is off.

If you need to have a serious conversation with your loved one, it's best to wait until after dinner, according to a new survey of 1,000 men and women, conducted...

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What Happens If You Drink Before You Know You're Pregnant? New Research Has A Scary Answer

(20) Comments | Posted May 19, 2015 | 9:05 AM

Trying to having a baby? You might want to hold off on that evening cocktail -- even if you're not sure whether you're pregnant yet.

While we all know that drinking during pregnancy can inflict long-lasting damage on a baby, the effect of alcohol on a developing...

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정신질환자가 폭력적일 거라는 고정관념은 잘못됐다(연구)

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 5:31 PM

최근 프랑스 알프스의 비행기 추락 사건 이래, 저먼윙스의 파일럿 안드레아스 루비츠가 우울증을 앓았던 병력이 주목을 받고 있다. 루비츠가 이전 비행에서 추락을 ‘연습’했을지도 모른다는 것이 지난 주에 밝혀지며, 그의 정신병력이 다시 회자될 지도 모른다.

하지만 정신 건강과 폭력 사이의 관련을 연구하는 노스웨스턴 대학의 정신과 의사 린다 테플린은그...

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This Scientific Test Will Tell You How Addicted You Are To Your Smartphone

(40) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 4:59 PM

Smartphone addiction is no joke, and now there's a scientific way to measure it.

A new study from Iowa State University has identified some of the central aspects of nomophobia -- that's "no mobile phone" phobia -- with a handy new 20-question survey measuring iPhone codependence. Scroll...

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A prática de meditação que vai te deixar mais saudável e focado

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 12:19 PM

Quando pensamos em compaixão, pensamos em algo que estendemos aos outros. Mas você pode ter compaixão para com você mesmo.

Segundo uma nova pesquisa, uma tradição de meditação pode te ajudar a ter os benefícios do pensamento positivo e do autogenerosidade. Chamada de “meditação da compaixão”, esse tipo de prática

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Why Kindness Is Contagious, According To Science

(2) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 12:18 PM

Seeing someone perform an act of kindness can warm your heart. That feeling has a name -- it's called moral elevation, and it's that warm-and-fuzzy-on-the-inside sensation you get when you're in the presence of true human goodness.

The feeling helps to explain why kindness is, quite literally, contagious. Studies...

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막내냐 맏이냐, 태어난 순서가 성격에 미치는 영향(연구)

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 1:10 AM

외동인 사람은 완벽주의자이고 우등생이며, 언제나 부모와 타인으로부터 관심과 인정을 받고 싶어 한다는 말이 있다.

하지만 형제자매가 있는 아이들도 태어난 순서에 따라 각자 독특한 성격 타입을 가진다.

아이들의 발달에 영향을 미치는 요소는 유전, 환경, 육아 등 여러 가지가 있지만, 태어난 순서도 특성과 행동에 영향을 미칠 수 있다.

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Wie es Ihre Persönlichkeit beeinflusst, wenn Sie das älteste, mittlere oder jüngste Kind sind

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2015 | 2:58 PM

Einzelkinder haben den Ruf, Perfektionisten und Überflieger zu sein, die stets nach der Aufmerksamkeit und Anerkennung ihrer Eltern sowie anderer Menschen streben.

Doch auch Kinder mit Geschwistern legen, abhängig von der Geburtsreihenfolge, einzigartige Persönlichkeitstypen an den Tag.

Viele Faktoren spielen für die Entwicklung eines Kindes eine entscheidende Rolle –...

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What Studying The Brains Of Smokers Reveals About Quitting Successfully

(235) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 10:35 AM

Why are some smokers able to quit, while others struggle for years to kick the habit?

Provocative new research suggests that it may come down to brain connectivity -- a finding that could pave the way for new treatment options for smokers who are struggling to quit.

The...

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