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10 Simple Habits Proven to Make You Happier

9 March 2014

“You are good enough!” Self-acceptance is a key happy habit, yet it’s one people practise the least.

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Free Play: Simple Items More Fun For Children

7 March 2014

Study finds children play more intensely and vigorously with crates, pipes and buckets than with monkey bars and slides.

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Genetic Trigger Discovered For Most Common Form of Mental Disability and Autism

7 March 2014

New drug given during pregnancy may help treat fragile X syndrome, a leading genetic cause of autism.

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Meditation Can Make You More Creative

6 March 2014

Particular types of meditation can generate insight and new ideas, according to recent studies.

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Memory: 10 Fascinating Quirks Everyone Should Know

5 March 2014

Why we remember and why we forget: it’s context, fading emotions, deep processing, the ‘Google effect’, the reminiscence bump and way more…

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Short Yoga Session Stimulates Brain Function Immediately Afterwards

4 March 2014

20 minutes of yoga out-performed moderate to vigorous exercise in stimulating brain function.

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Origins of Language: Neanderthals May Have Been Able to Talk

3 March 2014

New micro x-ray imaging study suggests Neanderthals had vocal apparatus for speech.

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