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  • The Advantages of Dyslexia

    The Advantages of Dyslexia

    With reading difficulties can come other cognitive strengths

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    An Unusual Cure for Not Enough Sleep

    Sleep deprived people are told they got a good night’s sleep — and then perform as if they did

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    Dozens of Genes Implicated in PTSD Risk

    The new identification of possible genetic markers for post-traumatic stress disorder supports treatment with a steroid hormone a few hours after trauma

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    DIY Brain Zapping Meets the World of Internet Marketing

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    July 28, 2014

  • How to Let Go of Materialism

    How to Let Go of Materialism

    Enhance your well-being by focusing on deeper goals

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    When I was a little kid, my mom and grandmom were having a heated argument in the front of the car. At one point I interrupted them, and with exasperation said: “You know, Mom, Grandmom is really right.” Then I turned to my grandmom and said, “I think my Mom is right too.” They were shocked, because [...]

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  • New Drug Targets Promise to Treat Jet Lag

    New Drug Targets Promise to Treat Jet Lag

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    July 1, 2014

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    SSRIs May Help Us See the Glass Half Full

    Common antidepressants may also affect learning and digestion

    July 1, 2014

  • Can You Experience Déja Vu of a Place or Situation You've Never Encountered?

    Can You Experience Déja Vu of a Place or Situation You've Never Encountered?

    July 1, 2014

  • Health Care Crisis Looms as China Faces Elderly Dementia Upsurge

    Health Care Crisis Looms as China Faces Elderly Dementia Upsurge

    A growing population of elderly people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in China threatens to overwhelm the country’s social support systems

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