Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests : Shots – Health News : NPR

But in retrospect he says it makes sense. We use “I” more when we talk to someone with power because we’re more self-conscious. We are focused on ourselves — how we’re coming across — and our language reflects that. So could we use these insights to change ourselves? Like Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, […]

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Science::Why diets don’t work? Starved brain cells eat themselves

Science please advance enough before I eat myself to death. I need a miracle drug. wink wink!! Why Diets Don’t Work? Starved Brain Cells Eat Themselves ScienceDaily (Aug. 2, 2011) — A report in the August issue of the Cell Press journal Cell Metabolism might help to explain why it’s so frustratingly difficult to stick […]

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rePost::::Your Brain in Love “A new meta-analysis study… – Lapidarium notes

Addicted to love is not a figure of speech it is physical reality. Results from Ortigue’s team revealed when a person falls in love, 12 areas of the brain work in tandem to release euphoria-inducing chemicals such as dopamine, oxytocin, adrenaline and vasopression. The love feeling also affects sophisticated cognitive functions, such as mental representation, […]

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rePost::Obama could kill fossil fuels overnight with a nuclear dash for thorium – Telegraph

We could then stop arguing about wind mills, deepwater drilling, IPCC hockey sticks, or strategic reliance on the Kremlin. History will move on fast. Muddling on with the status quo is not a grown-up policy. The International Energy Agency says the world must invest $26 trillion (£16.7 trillion) over the next 20 years to avert […]

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Great News :: Freakonomics » Economic Research Wants to Be Free

I’ve long hated how I can’t access JSTOR , and IEEE and a host of other publications. I was spoiled by EEE and College of  Engineering by providing free access to IEEE. Hope the other important journals follow suit,   Economic Research Wants to Be Free Post by: Justin Wolfers March 22, 2011 at 9:30 […]

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