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World’s largest sleep study shows too much shut-eye can be bad for your brain
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World’s largest sleep study shows too much shut-eye can be bad for your brain

October 21, 2018

Preliminary results from the world’s largest sleep study have shown that people who sleep on average between 7 to 8 […]

15 emerging technologies that could reduce global catastrophic biological risks
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15 emerging technologies that could reduce global catastrophic biological risks

October 20, 2018

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security authors recommend dedicated attention to and investment in ‘potentially transformative’ technologies to complement traditional […]

Out like a light: Researchers ID brain’s ‘sleep switch’
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Out like a light: Researchers ID brain’s ‘sleep switch’

October 19, 2018

Sleep promoting neurons also tied to regulating body temperature Two decades ago, Clifford B. Saper, MD/PhD, Chairman of the Department […]

More young people are choosing not to drink alcohol
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More young people are choosing not to drink alcohol

October 18, 2018

Young people in England aren’t just drinking less alcohol – a new study published in BMC Public Health shows that […]

Even when presented with facts, supported by evidence, many choose not to believe them
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Even when presented with facts, supported by evidence, many choose not to believe them

October 17, 2018

In an era of fact-checking and “alternative facts,” many people simply choose not to believe research findings and other established […]

Education improves decision-making ability, study finds
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Education improves decision-making ability, study finds

October 16, 2018

There has been interest across behavioral and social sciences – including psychology, economics and education – in whether people are […]