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creative genius
2015-03-03 14:50:32

New Northwestern University research suggests why the inability to shut out competing sensory information while focusing on the creative project at hand might have been so acute for geniuses such as Proust, Franz Kafka, Charles Darwin, Anton Chekhov and many others.

2015-03-03 08:30:07

DALLAS, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Happy celebrates the United Nations' International Day of Happiness (March

2015-03-02 12:28:05

New findings could help with future navigational problems associated with Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers

mountainous introverts
2015-03-02 09:39:45

Psychological traits, such as personality and well-being, are spatially and regionally clustered within cities, states, countries, and the world. Four presentations showcase cutting-edge research that investigates how traits are spatially and geographically clustered, what mechanisms drive the uneven distribution of traits, and the consequences of these spatial patterns.

2015-03-02 04:24:48

BARCELONA, Spain, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress - Carrier iQ, a pioneer in device-sourced mobile intelligence, announces four new capabilities of its Mobile Intelligence

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2015-03-01 13:49:05

Taylor Swift says to "shake it off" if you're rejected, but a new study shows that for people with depression, it's not that easy.

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2015-03-01 13:17:35

People with low self-esteem's resistance to address concerns may stem from a fear of negative outcomes.

2015-02-28 23:02:16

PeopleKeys today announced the launching of a new professional development tool, The Leadership Report.

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2015-02-28 14:09:28

Head pounding from that happy hour last night that somehow lasted until 2 am? You can easily solve that problem by sticking a fiber optic wire in your brain and turning on the juice.


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.