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How Smartphones Affect Your Kids' Academic Performance

These days, it's not uncommon to see a baby swiping her little finger across the screen of a tablet, or a third-grader engrossed in a game on his...

Emi Boscamp
May 18 2015

What Happens When Africans Eat An American Diet Will Freak You Out

If fried chicken and burgers are among your favorite foods, you're probably American. And if you eat them all the time, you probably shouldn't do...

Emi Boscamp
May 6 2015

How To Rescue Yourself From Obsessive Worrying

Worrying has become a national pastime. Whether you're worrying about repaying your college loan, having job stability in an unstable economy or...

Debbie Hampton
April 29 2015

The More Sex You Have, The More Money You Make

Your mind and body will always thank you for spending more time getting it on, but they're not the only ones. Surprisingly, your wallet will, too.

Emi Boscamp
April 27 2015

The 20 Happiest (And Saddest) Countries In The World

In their third-ever World Happiness Report, an international team of economists, neuroscientists, and statisticians have determined that the Swiss are...

Emi Boscamp
April 23 2015

The Scientific Reason Affirmations Work So Well

Even if you're on the lowest rung of the corporate ladder, intimidated by those peering down at you from above, there's a way to boost your confidence...

Emi Boscamp
April 20 2015

What I Wish More People Understood About Infertility

When your hopes are dashed again and again, it’s hard to have the courage to keep trying — this is a fairly universal and relatable sentiment, in all...

Dr. Jane Nani
April 17 2015

Why You Shouldn't Worry Too Much About Fish Oil

When poorly designed studies with dubious statistical analyses combine with journalists who are often ill-prepared to appropriately interpret complex...

Dr. Mitchell Gaynor
April 8 2015

What Your Ability To Apologize Says About Your Personality

For some, swallowing their pride and apologizing for wrongdoing — say, accidentally tripping a passerby in the aisle of an airplane — is a lot harder...

Emi Boscamp
March 30 2015

Chocolate Might Be Even Better For The Brain Than Exercise, Study Says

Chocolate might be the ultimate comfort food — but is it also the ultimate brain food?

Emi Boscamp
March 30 2015

Why Men Prefer Certain Body Types

Women are bombarded on a daily basis by mixed messages on how we're supposed to look, particularly from the media. One day, we're supposed to be...

Emi Boscamp
March 20 2015

"Paleo Breath" & Other Things You Didn't Know About Oral Health

With our culture's recent emphasis on health and wellness, it seems many of us are searching for the perfect diet, the perfect exercise routine, the...

This Is What Happens When Only One Identical Twin Exercises

Identical twins: same body, same brain, same everything ... right?

Emi Boscamp
March 4 2015

To Extend Your Life, Spend Time In A Sauna

The secret to extending your lifespan may be as simple as sweating it out in a sauna.

Emi Boscamp
February 24 2015

9 Tips To Increase Your Emotional Intelligence For Stronger Relationships

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed by your emotions that you said or did something you quickly came to regret? (Can anyone honestly deny this...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
February 23 2015

Why "Vitamin L" Is The Best Way To Prevent Aging

The headlines grab our attention. A new vitamin, superfood, pose, exercise equipment, or workout that promises to restore our vitality and youth. In...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 14 2015

What Your Facebook Activity Says About How Insecure You Are

You probably already assume that those who post the most selfies on Facebook are the most narcissistic of your "friends." But what about those who are...

Emi Boscamp
February 10 2015