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Maxwell Strachan

Too Many Americans Treat Politics Like Just Another Sport

HuffingtonPost.com | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.22.2015 | Sports

And it's causing problems.

How Your Brain Learns New Things

Kayla Matthews | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

The researchers' conclusion is surprising: Subjects whose brains demonstrated lowered neural activity also learned the fastest. Also surprising is the fact that this lowered activity had nothing to do with regions of the brain that control gross motor skills and visual processing.

10 Reasons you Should Study Abroad in College

College Tourist | Posted 04.08.2015 | College
College Tourist

Even though studying abroad three consecutive summers was a little excessive, I had the time of my life and I encourage almost everyone I meet to study abroad in college at least once. Here are the top ten reasons why you should go abroad.

Is It Dementia Or Normal Aging? Now There's A Tool To Figure It Out

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.19.2015 | Fifty

Beneath the ubiquitous memory-loss jokes that midlifers make, there is a deep concern and fear of dementia. Now, Mayo Clinic researchers have develope...

The Big Difference Between Young, Old When It Comes To Drinking

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.06.2015 | Fifty

The frequency of alcohol consumption increases as you age, according to new research. The UK study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, said that d...

Sex In Old Age Is More Important Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty

People who perceive sex as unimportant in old age exhibit weaker cognitive functioning than those who prioritize sex, according to new research. In...

Why You Should Daydream More (In 3 Minutes)

Kayla Matthews | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

Accept your daydreams and try not to constantly push them away. Sometimes, they can help you through an issue, or at least give you a break from the challenges that have you stumped.

New Study Says California Tech Giant Stock Buybacks Are Fueling Our Income Inequality

Andre Bourque | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

A new study published in an article by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Gary Cohn, are based on the research of former Harvard economist William Lazonick.

The Clock Is Ticking: How Do You Manage Your Time?

Alex Lyman | Posted 04.18.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. What you do with those hours dictates your life's path. While you cannot accomplish everything in one day, managing your time wisely will help you finish in a reasonable amount of time and still let you enjoy your college experience.

5 Ways to Run Your Own Race

Alex Lyman | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

College campuses are full of opportunities to succeed and make your own mark in your own way. While there are an unlimited ways to succeed, here are five ways to keep your eye on the prize.

Keeping a Man on Third Base and Other Lessons From Male Friendship

Karen Angel | Posted 03.08.2015 | Women
Karen Angel

Why do men and women relate so differently to their same-sex friends? Experts who have studied this area have a few theories.

School Your School With These 8 Digital Tools

Dieter Holger | Posted 02.25.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

Is your New Year's resolution to get better grades? Make studying and school projects easier -- or even fun? Luckily tech out there can help you study, organize, and most importantly get that A. Here is a list for owning the classroom in the digital age.

Holiday Quandaries for a Man of Mustache

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 02.15.2015 | Weird News
Dr. Abraham Froman

At the holiday times, people of Mustached American descent - real men of brawn, feline hatred, and power tools - are often at a loss for words as to all of this holiday gift giving fuss.

Peer Pressure Affects Your Decisions And Purchases More Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living

We often think that we have far more control over our actions than we really do. According to a new study, peer pressure has the power to weaken o...

Energy Drink Ads Still Reach Young Kids

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Two very different studies crossed my desk this week and, when read together, they point to a disturbing problem.

Yagana Shah

Decisions You're More Likely To Make When Your Age Ends In 9

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

As we get older, we're bound to get a little jittery before a milestone birthday. Just ask anyone about to turn 30 -- or 60. But new research suggests...

Yes, Kim Kardashian Is Hot Nude -- But Where Are the Naked Men?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

In a fair and truly gender-equitable world, there would be an equal assortment of nude shots featuring both genders, and we wouldn't be conditioned to perceive of them as anything other than damn fine.

Meditation Is Even More Powerful Than We Originally Thought

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living

With our stress levels creeping higher than ever before, we could all stand to reap the benefits of this mindful practice. A recent study from Harv...

When It Comes To Matters Of The Heart, Mindfulness Can Help

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living

It pays to listen to your heart after all. A recent study from Brown University, which explored the potential connection between a person's sense o...

The Leaders of Now

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

For the moment, "only" 3 billion people are connected to the internet. But this will change pretty fast, especially in lean countries. 78% own a smartphone in Latin America, 84% in Western Europe and 79% in US.

Seriously, Why Is There No Good Porn For Women?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.17.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

I know this argument has been made before. That "there's no good porn for women" is even something of a punchline at this point. But what will it take for someone, somewhere, anywhere, to do something about it?

EdTech Startups Make College Students Better

Shayla R. Price | Posted 12.03.2014 | Education
Shayla R. Price

Entrepreneurs in the edtech industry are shaping the next generation of technology in higher education. From homework help to online mentoring, startups are expanding the possibilities of how college students will learn.

The Hot and Cozy Details for a Warm and Inviting Study

Dering Hall | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

In this study, the architecture accents the rich layering of textures and patterns -- from the plaid drapery to the wood paneled walls -- evoke a warm and inviting space to accomplish a long days work.

What Your Study Abroad City Says About You

Thrillist | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

London: You often mention shows you've DVR'd from BBC America for no reason while in conversations about trail mix at Whole Foods.

What You Should Eat, and Why You Should Eat It!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

For the span of a month, cutting fat produced better overall results in identical twin doctors. But that's not the point. The point is they both agreed that neither, restricted diet was something they would be inclined to maintain.