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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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O vírus zika tem pelo menos 50 anos. Saiba por que ele só começou a se espalhar agora

(0) Comments | Posted February 6, 2016 | 10:43 AM

Um especialista em doenças infecciosas explica tudo o que você precisa saber.

agente de saúde pública
Agente de saúde pública pede a moradores que fiquem em casa durante fumigação para erradicar o mosquito que transmite o zika.

A disseminação do vírus zika...

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Vivre sur Mars affecterait sérieusement votre sommeil

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 9:36 AM

ESPACE - Absence d’oxygène et d’eau potable, radiations solaires… les futurs pionniers devront surmonter de nombreux obstacles avant de coloniser Mars.

Et voilà que les scientifiques en rajoutent une couche: la planète rouge perturberait fortement nos horloges biologiques.

Une journée martienne – ce que les scientifiques appellent...

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Not A Morning Person? Blame Your DNA.

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 1:19 PM


If you just can't ever seem to get up early for that morning workout, don't be too hard on yourself. New research suggests that being an early riser is in some people's DNA -- and not in others'. 


The study, which was published Tuesday...

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Men Who Want To Be Fathers Could Stand To Watch Their Drinking, Too

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 8:50 AM


According to a report this week from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 3.3 million women -- or roughly one in 10 pregnant women -- are at risk for alcohol-exposed pregnancies. These can result in birth defects, developmental issues, miscarriage and fetal alcohol...

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정신분열증을 치료할 획기적인 연구가 나왔다

(1) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 10:11 PM

특정 유전자가 정신분열증에 영향을 줄 수 있다는 것을 밝힌 획기적인 연구가 나왔다. 과학자들은 오래 전부터 정신분열증을 이해하고 치료 방법을 찾기 위해 애써 왔다.

1월 27일 네이처 저널에 발표된 이번 연구에서는 미국 전체 인구의 약 1% 정도인 350만 명 정도에게 영향을 미치고 있는 이 정신 질환의 원인을 탐구했다. 정신...

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Renaming Schizophrenia Could Combat Stigma And Help Patients Recover

(1) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 9:01 AM


The stigma that surrounds mental illness is not only insulting to the roughly one-quarter of the world's population that has one, it can also negatively impact their willingness to seek help and their recovery.


But perhaps no mental illness is more stigmatized than...

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The Fascinating Science Behind 'Talking' With Your Hands

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 4:35 PM


If someone has ever made fun of you for making elaborate hand gestures while talking -- or you've seen footage of yourself speaking, only to be horrified by your flailing forearms -- don't be too concerned.


According to psychologists, those gestures probably are helping you express your thoughts...

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This Is How Risk-Taking Changes As You Get Older

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 11:25 AM


If you love thrill-seeking activities like bungee-jumping or would leave a stable job for a risky start-up venture, there's a good chance that you're a young adult.


New research investigating risk-taking behavior over time has found that our propensity to take chances tends to change...

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Zika Virus Is At Least 50 Years Old. Here's Why You're Only Hearing About It Now.

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 10:53 AM


As the Zika virus spreads, so has widespread alarm and confusion. The leader of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that it is "spreading explosively," estimating up to 4 million infections over the next year.  


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

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이 의사는 중독이 어린 시절부터 시작된다고 믿는다

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 2:48 AM

마약 중독의 원인은 무엇인가? 캐나다의 한 의사는 문제는 마약 자체가 아니라고 주장한다.

가보르 마테 박사는 연구와 뱅쿠버 다운타운 이스트사이드(북 아메리카에서 마약 문제가 가장 심각한 곳 중 하나인 빈민 지역)의 피해 감소 클리닉에서 일한 경험을 토대로 중독 행동의 뿌리는 어린 시절로 거슬러 올라간다고 믿는다.

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“모든 중독이...

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Scientists Take Major Step Toward Understanding Schizophrenia

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 2:21 PM


A landmark new study sheds some light on how certain genes may influence the development of schizophrenia, a complex psychiatric condition that scientists have long struggled to make sense of and to treat. 


The findings, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, point toward possible causes...

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Why Life On Mars Would Seriously Mess With Your Sleep

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2016 | 12:30 PM


From a lack of air and drinking water to solar radiation, theoretical Mars pioneers face any number of potential obstacles to colonizing the red planet.


Now, scientists have found something else to add to the list: seriously messed-up biological clocks. 


One day on Mars -- which scientists...

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O que aconteceu quando passei a dormir uma hora a mais toda noite

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 4:24 PM

Este texto faz parte de uma série de dez artigos para os quais profissionais do HuffPost fizeram experiências para melhorar a saúde e reduzir o estresse no trabalho. Além disso, faz parte de nossa iniciativa “Trabalhe Bem”, de um mês de duração.

Dormir uma hora...

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This May Be Why Breakups Are Harder For Some People Than Others

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 11:33 AM


Breakin' up is hard to do -- but for some of us, it'is really hard.


So why do some people spend years agonizing over a failed romance, while others can simply sail onto the next relationship? Psychologists may now have an answer


As it turns out, the...

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これを知ればもっと眠りたくなる 寝てる間に脳がしている4つのこと

(1) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 4:03 AM

体が休んでいる間、脳は大忙しだった。

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일부 보수층이 지구 온난화를 받아들일 수 없는 이유

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2016 | 3:44 PM

기후 변화를 이해하려고 노력 중이라면 도널드 트럼프에게 문의하지는 말라.

공화당 대선 후보인 트럼프는 지난해 9월에 한 라디오 쇼에서 이렇게 말했다. “나는 믿지 않는다. 누가 내게 뭔가를 증명해 줄 수 있기 전까지는 나는 날씨라는 것이 있다는 것만 믿는다.”

슬프게도 트럼프만 그런 것이 아니다. 이번 달에 파리에서...

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기후 변화와의 싸움에 심리학이 포함돼야 하는 이유

(1) Comments | Posted January 23, 2016 | 1:07 AM


기후 변화는 정치, 사회, 경제적 문제만은 아니다. 깊은 심리적 문제이기도 하고, 행동 과학자들은 심리학을 이용해 인간과 자연 사이의 복잡한 관계를 이해하려 하고 있다.

우리 환경에 대한 점점 커져가는 위협에 대처하기 위해, 이러한 새로운 현실에 대한 사람들의 감정 및 인지적 반응을 이해할 필요가 있다고 주장하는 심리학자들이 늘어나고 있다....

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The Incredible Things Your Brain Does While You're Sleeping

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 2:38 PM

Until recently, sleep was something of a mystery to us. Scientists didn't know why we slept -- and...

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Os cientistas agora sabem como o cérebro nos desperta

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 3:15 PM

sono cérebro

Pesquisas recentes estão fazendo avanços enormes para desvendar o sono – por que precisamos dormir, como podemos dormir mais e o que acontece quando não dormimos o suficiente. Mas muita coisa ainda é em grande medida desconhecida, incluindo o...

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Why This Doctor Believes Addictions Start In Childhood

(4) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 1:27 PM


What causes drug addiction? One Canadian physician argues that the problem isn't the drugs themselves.


Dr. Gabor Maté believes -- based on research and his own experience working at harm reduction clinics in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, a poor area that has one of the worst drug problems...

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