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Drinking Could Make You Smarter

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home

Can drinking beer make you smarter? Perhaps, according to a researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Cognitive psychologist Jennifer Wi...

Child's Cancer Doesn't Raise Divorce Risk, But Why Should It?

Natasha Burton | Posted 06.11.2012 | Divorce
Natasha Burton

If there was ever a time to stay together for the kids, so to speak, isn't it when one of them is battling a life-threatening illness?

Money Study Compares Compassion Of Rich, Poor

| Daisy Grewal | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

Who is more likely to lie, cheat, and steal—the poor person or the rich one? It’s tempting to think that the wealthier you are, the more likely y...

Could THIS Be The Reason For The Cheating Epidemic?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.09.2012 | College

A new study published in the journal of Psychological Science suggests income inequality could be one root of cheating in college. According to Cle...

Contrary To Prediction, Post 50s Are Actually Retiring: Study

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Although many experts have been predicted that midlifers would opt to remain in the workforce long after retirement age, a rising number of them are c...

Why Poaching Star Employees Might Not Be The Best Idea

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

Companies in search of high-performing workers shouldn't look much further than their own offices, according to new research. Workers hired from o...

Survey Reveals Sea Change In Conservatives' View Of Science

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/29/2012 07:40 AM EDT on LiveScience Politically conservative Americans have lost tr...

In One Country, Rich Tricking Poor Into Giving Up Organs

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business

Some people just aren’t content waiting in line with everybody else. Wealthy people are bypassing donor lists by duping poor people in Banglades...

Americans Hold High Opinion Of Colleges

Posted 03.02.2012 | College

Americans across party lines have a pretty high opinion of colleges. In a new Pew Research Center poll, only small businesses and technology compan...

Eating Disorders Caused By Nutrition/Fitness Education In Schools? I'm Not Buying It

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 04.09.2012 | Education
Bettina Elias Siegel

Schools are where our children spend the bulk of their waking hours. Accordingly, what happens at school undoubtedly shapes a child's lifelong health habits, for good or for ill.

Casino Industry Accounts For Significant Slice Of U.S. Economy: Study

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

As the U.S. economy sagged, gambling was there to try and prop it up. At least that's the finding of the American Gaming Association. The trade ass...

Towards a Better Understanding of Climate Effects on Species

Astrid Caldas | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Astrid Caldas

No species exists on its own; rather, an unknown number of interactions such as competition for food and habitat and spatial displacement are constantly happening, and in turn affecting the status of said species.

Why Is It So hard To Make The Life Changes We Seek?

Sam Sommers | Posted 03.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

Are you looking to be a happier, more productive, more successful person? Are you in the market for self-help? Then the better advice is stop putting so much effort into finding your "authentic" self. Learn to embrace the self as flexible.

Can Cocktails Save Your Life?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

While too much is definitely too much, a surprising number of new studies suggest that moderate alcohol consumption can actually benefit our health and help us live longer than drinking no alcohol at all.

Arguing With Mom Protects Teens From Peer Pressure | Posted 12.22.2011 | Fifty

Adolescents who are comfortable expressing their opinions at home can more easily resist negative influences to use drugs or alcohol....

Be Careful Who You Smile At!

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

According to a new study, men aren't on to how the other sex thinks.

Is That Lad Mag or Sex Offender Lingo? It's Hard to Judge

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 02.14.2012 | Media
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

When psychologists presented study participants with descriptions of women quoted straight from men's mags, as well as comments from convicted rapists, most could not differentiate the source of the quotes.

Lack of Paid Sick Days May Claim Latino Lives

Elisa Batista | Posted 02.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Elisa Batista

To Latino workers, really, all American workers, I say enough is enough. We can't afford to see what will happen the next time a flu pandemic sweeps our nation.

Why Divorce May Not Be 'The End' After All

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 12.21.2011 | Divorce

Turns out that divorce may not be "the end" for many couples after all. According to one new study, a significant number of divorcing parents were ...

The Art of Memorization

Uloop | Posted 12.20.2011 | College

Why make your life any more difficult than it needs to be? Using the right study techniques can drastically reduce the amount of time required to study and get you a better grade in the process.

POLL: Do Clothes Reflect Your Race?

Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices

Do clothes reflect your race? This is the question being explored in a new study entitled “Looking the Part: Social Status Cues Shape Race Perce...

What Does Makeup Mean To You?

Posted 12.14.2011 | Women

For some women, wearing lipstick is integral to feeling feminine, which may explain why the average woman eats seven pounds of lipstick in a lifetime....

What We're Really Watching When We Watch TV

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology

So much for must-see TV. Forty percent of tablet and smartphone owners said they regularly use their mobile devices while watching television, acc...

Study Of Blue Light Police Cameras Finds Crime Deterrence Depends On Police Response

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

A new study on the effectiveness of blue light police cameras found that crime rates do decrease as camera presence increases, but that poor video qua...

Her Nether Regions: What's Normal?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 10.25.2011 | Women
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

A study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has declared that most women seeking genital cosmetic surgery to reduce the size of their inner lips do not have oversized or misshapen labia minora.