Carolyn Gregoire
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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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재택 근무를 잘만 하면 효율성이 높아진다(연구)

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 6:33 PM

집에서 일하는 건 상당히 좋을 수 있다. 편안히 소파에 앉아서 이메일을 보내고, 출퇴근을 하지 않아도 된다. 사무실에서 받는 스트레스가 없기 때문에, 일과 생활의 균형을 즐기며 더 많은 일을 할 수도 있다.

그러나 집에서 일하는 것이 별로 생산적이지 않을 때도 있다.

지금까지 과학자들은 재택 근무의 장점에 대해 찬반이 뒤섞인...

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How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

(1) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 1:09 PM

It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in others (like attentional control).

Now, provocative new research from Oxford University suggests that something...

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We See Men As More Creative, And That's A Big Problem For Women

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2015 | 9:36 AM

When you picture a creative thinker -- an architect, writer or tech innovator -- what do you see? There's a pretty good chance you're imagining a man, perhaps a Steve Jobs or David Foster Wallace.

New research finds that we tend to associate creativity with stereotypically masculine...

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Why We Should All Care About The Amazon's Disappearing Tribes

(0) Comments | Posted September 28, 2015 | 9:19 AM

Before Mark Plotkin became a successful Amazonian ethnobotanist and rainforest conservationist, he was a 19-year-old college dropout working the night shift at the Harvard Zoology Museum. 

Having developed an insatiable curiosity about the world's flora and fauna as a child, he decided to take a night course...

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'Don't Stop Me Now' de Queen, elegida la canción más feliz de la historia

(6) Comments | Posted September 25, 2015 | 1:26 PM


Rock and roll, nena.

La ciencia ha dado con la canción más feliz jamás compuesta. Se trata de un pegadizo himno de los setenta. ¿Se te ocurre cuál puede ser?

Si estabas pensando en el mítico Don’t Stop Me Now de Queen,...

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New Study Decodes When Working From Home Is Actually Productive

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 4:32 PM

Working from home can be pretty great. You can send emails from the comfort of your couch and avoid commuting. Plus, away from the stress of the office, you might actually get more done while also enjoying better work-life balance. 

But remote working can also be ......

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7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 1:04 PM

Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?

A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. So while you can't control...

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What This Robotic Baby Can Teach Us About How Infants Communicate

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 11:41 AM

When cognitive scientist Dr. Javier Movellan watched his three-month-old baby Marina smile, he wondered if she was trying to communicate with him.

"I felt very strongly that this was happening but in the back of my mind I wondered whether I was just fooling myself," Movellan told The...

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Οι επιστήμονες βρήκαν ποιο είναι το τραγούδι που μας φτιάχνει τη διάθεση

(14) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 1:01 PM

Οι επιστήμονες μπορεί να βρήκαν ποιο είναι το τραγούδι όλων των εποχών που είναι ικανό να μας φτιάξει τη διάθεση και έρχεται από την δεκαετία του '70.

Εάν είχατε στο μυαλό σας μία από τις καλύτερες μπάντες που έχουν περάσει από το μουσικό στερέωμα, έχετε μαντέψει σωστά!

Δεν είναι άλλο...

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These Disturbing Images Reveal Brain Differences Between Men And Women

(0) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 12:00 PM

We know that women outnumber men significantly when it comes to mental illness diagnosis -- they're twice as likely to be found to have depression and anxiety disorders -- but the reasons why are less clear. 

New research from the University of Montreal, published in the journal...

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트럼프의 머릿속에선 무슨 일이 벌어질까?(심리분석)

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2015 | 3:01 PM

공화당 토론에서 도널드는 또 미심쩍은 주장을 하고, 남을 비난하고, 거만하게 자랑을 하고 두서없는 이야기를 늘어놓았다.

이젠 이런 것엔 익숙하다. 그러나 궁금증이 사라지진 않는다. 대체, 그의 머릿속에서는 어떤 일이 일어나고 있는 걸까? 우리가 트럼프의 성격에 대해 실제로 알수 있는 것은 무엇이며, 설마 그럴 리는 없겠지만...

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Babies And iPads Might Not Be Such A Great Combination After All

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2015 | 2:29 PM

Many modern parents have a love-hate relationship with the iPad.  

The device can be great to keep a child occupied and some interactive games may carry educational benefits -- but what do we really know about how tablets affects babies' developing brains? 

The short answer...

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This 1970s Hit May Just Be The Most Feel-Good Song Of All Time

(3) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 3:00 PM

Scientists may have found the most feel-good song ever written, and it's an infectious anthem from the 1970s. Any idea what it might be? 

If you guessed Queen's infectious hit "Don't Stop Me Now," you guessed right. 

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Why Parents Should Ban Smartphones From Their Kids' Bedrooms

(1) Comments | Posted September 21, 2015 | 11:29 AM

Should parents ban smartphones from their kids' rooms at night? It's probably a good idea, according to new research.

Why? Because more than 20 percent of teenagers say they "almost always" wake up during the night to check or post on social media, a habit...

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Scientific American's October Issue Highlights Importance Of Sleep

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

There's been a major resurgence of interest lately in sleep -- a subject that has long proved elusive to scientists -- in both the medical world and the popular consciousness.

Too often, we dismiss sleep’s importance -- equating it with idle time, laziness or lack of motivation....

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Need Help Working Through A Personal Crisis? Just Pretend You're Freud

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 11:23 AM

If you're in the midst of a personal crisis and trying to figure out the best solution, here's a trick that just might help you find the answer: Pretend you're Sigmund Freud, and give yourself the same counsel you'd expect to get from the father of psychoanalysis.


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10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

(90) Comments | Posted September 17, 2015 | 8:20 AM


Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we're worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn't get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day. According to a recent Huffington Post survey,...

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Is Donald Trump A Narcissist -- Or A Bully? Here's What Psychologists Say

(4) Comments | Posted September 16, 2015 | 5:32 PM

The Donald was at it again during Wednesday's Republican debate, with his usual questionable claims, insults, not-so-humble brags and bizarre ramblings

By now, most of us are all too familiar with the brash behavior, bullying and boasting that seem to define Trump's personality. But...

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The Psychological Toll Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2015 | 2:36 PM

The nearly 12 million Syrians -- half of them children -- who have fled their homes to protect themselves and their families have seen unspeakable violence, both during the war in Syria and during their escapes.

These experiences are...

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