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Up in Smoke — Air Quality Affects Mental Health

Up in Smoke — Air Quality Affects Mental Health

The link between air pollution and detrimental effects on the human respiratory system has been acknowledged for decades. Dirty air can impair breathing and aggravate various lung diseases and some
Time on Social Media Not Linked to Mental Health Issues in Young People

Time on Social Media Not Linked to Mental Health Issues in Young People

Apparently, the way young individuals use social media is more important than the amount of time a person spends online. A new study provides some assurance that strong social media […]
BenQ’s 4K HDR monitor for graphics pros has a glare hood

BenQ’s 4K HDR monitor for graphics pros has a glare hood

It's easy and cheap to go buy yourself a 4K HDR TV with billions of colors these days, so why the heck is it so hard to find a PC monitor that can do the same? Benq's latest professional monitor, the
Psychotic Symptoms Tied to Altered Brain Dynamics

Psychotic Symptoms Tied to Altered Brain Dynamics

A new study finds that healthy people who experience subtle symptoms like those in psychotic disorders, such as hallucinations and delusions, have altered brain dynamics — alterations in patterns of
Nightmares May Be Associated with Self-Harm

Nightmares May Be Associated with Self-Harm

Emerging research finds a link between nightmares and self-harm such as cutting or burning oneself. The link between nightmares and self-abuse aligns with prior studies that discovered an association
Specific Brain Region Linked to Arousal & Reactivity in PTSD

Specific Brain Region Linked to Arousal & Reactivity in PTSD

A new study links over-activity in a small part of the brainstem to heightened arousal and reactivity, core symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Swedish researchers discovered the PTSD
Bilingual Kids May Be Less Impulsive

Bilingual Kids May Be Less Impulsive

New research discovers that for students in preschool, speaking two languages appears to be associated with improved inhibitory control. University of Oregon researchers discovered young students with
Behavioral Traits Can Influence Financial Decisions

Behavioral Traits Can Influence Financial Decisions

New research suggests that impatience and similar behavioral traits play a role in how people manage their money. Imagine you are receiving a sizable tax refund from the federal government. […]
Teen Depression in US Jumps By Nearly Half in 10 Years

Teen Depression in US Jumps By Nearly Half in 10 Years

A new study finds a startling rise in depression among all Americans, with youth demonstrating the most rapid increase over the last decade. Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of […]

New Twist on Dangerous Trend: Cyberbullying Oneself

Teen self-harm in the form of cutting, scratching or even self-inflicted burns has gained a lot of attention over the last several years. The behaviors obviously cause physical damage and […]

Is Risk-Taking a Personality Trait?

New research from the University of Basel suggests an individual’s propensity to take risks remains stable over time, akin to the general Intelligence Quotient (IQ). It is known that people […]
Crunch Report | Square Announces the $999 ‘Professional’ Register

Crunch Report | Square Announces the $999 ‘Professional’ Register

Square announces its new $999 professional Register, GameStop begins a rental subscription pass and Nintendo says Switch will beat the Wii U in sales. All this on Crunch Report.
Rat Study Uses Nanotechnology, Cannabinoids for Pain

Rat Study Uses Nanotechnology, Cannabinoids for Pain

Researchers from the University of Seville have patented a pain relief approach that uses nanotechnology to deliver a cannabinoids-based formula to relieve chronic neuropathic pain. Investigators say
Metabolic Disruption Tied To Late-Onset Alzheimer’s

Metabolic Disruption Tied To Late-Onset Alzheimer’s

New research suggests a connection between disrupted energy production and the development of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (LOAD). Investigators from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Neuro-Emotional Therapy Can Help Cancer Survivors Manage Stress

Neuro-Emotional Therapy Can Help Cancer Survivors Manage Stress

An integrative medicine study examines how the brain is activated when a neuro-emotional technique (NET) is used to help cancer patients process traumatic memories. Investigators explain that patients
Sharing Challenges Can Improve Health Care Staff’s Well-Being

Sharing Challenges Can Improve Health Care Staff’s Well-Being

Health care workers who regularly share the emotional, social, or ethical challenges they face in the workplace experience less psychological distress, improved teamwork, and increased empathy and
The Red Light District in Amsterdam

The Red Light District in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Highlight Video Speaking of highlight videos, like the one yesterday, here’s one from our Amsterdam photo walk!
Social Media Makes Us Feel Good, Fuels Repeat Behavior

Social Media Makes Us Feel Good, Fuels Repeat Behavior

New research reveals that becoming hooked to social media is a learned response. That is, if accessing a social media site results in a positive experience, an individual will want […]
Exposure to Violence Ups Risk for Obesity in Teens

Exposure to Violence Ups Risk for Obesity in Teens

New research finds that teens consume more unhealthy foods and beverages on days they were exposed to violence. Moreover, a teen often suffers from fatigue due to poor sleep the […]

3 Tricks to Trade Like A Pro (#3 Will Melt Your Heart)

This post 3 Tricks to Trade Like A Pro (#3 Will Melt Your Heart) appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The strategy that our resident “man on the trading floor”, Alan Knuckman uses is unlike anything