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How to Be Happy

Happiness is often framed as an elusive condition. People may seek true happiness for their whole lives, and believe it is impossible to achieve. However,…

Loneliness and Its Effects

Everyone probably knows the feeling of isolation, when the entire world seems to be behind a glass wall: one can see people on the other…

Sam Harris on the Science of Good and Evil

By Dolan Cummings American philosopher and neuroscientist Sam Harris, author of The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values, is on a mission to…

What Causes Teenagers to Run Away from Home

Adolescence is probably the most extreme period in the life of an individual. Transiting from childhood to being an adult is full of rioting, searching…

Should Marijuana Be Legal for Medicinal Purposes?

Drug addiction is something societies all over the world rarely tolerate. Although almost every culture has a tradition of consuming narcotic substances—alcohol, in the first…

What Causes Low Self-Esteem?

Throughout the recent decades, psychology has become extremely popular in western countries. Starting from all kinds of coaching programs, personality trainings, and professional psychotherapy sessions,…

What is the Appropriate Age to Start Dating?

Some parents are liberal when it comes to their children dating, while other parents are conservative when allowing their “babies” into the dating world. For…

Causes of Divorce

Divorce rates point to a world that does not see much success in marriage. For instance, in Maldives, the divorce rate is so high that…

A Closer Look at Surrogacy

By Kendal Youngblood In the 21st century, technology has helped us broaden the traditional boundaries we typically put around the notion of family. One of…

Psychological Defense Mechanisms

The human psyche is a powerful, and at the same time, delicate tool of perception and cognition. From the first days of life and until…

The Most Densly Populated City in the World

The world has a huge number of curious, fascinating, shocking, or otherwise impressive places to see. Gigantic megalopolises such as Tokyo or Shanghai, tropic paradises…

Chinese Secrets of Health

Chinese civilization has for thousands of years been one of the most advanced in the world. China is the land of grandiose architectural monuments, deeply-rooted…

Emotional Intelligence

Children learn to perceive and interact with the world in a number of ways; one of the major channels through which children receive knowledge and…

What Insomnia Can Do to Your Mind and Body

One of the most common health problems of modernity is insomnia—or, how it is also often called, sleep deprivation. Its prevalence is caused by the…

Amnesia and Its Causes

Almost any time when you watch a Hollywood action movie, or play an action video game, you will most likely meet a character suffering from…

Road Rage

Considering the ever-increasing pace of life across the globe, possessing a car and being able to drive one has become a necessity. The number of…

Vesalius and the Body Metaphor

By Marri Lynn Andreas Vesalius threw down a glove in front of established medicine and its scholars when, in 1543, he produced a massive anatomy…

Why Cybernetic Prosthetics Have a Great Future

At present, the technological wonders people have read about in science-fiction literature are coming to life. Touchscreen cellphones, 3D-holograms, artificial intelligence, robots, and other novelties…

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