Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Anxiety and temporary memory loss

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/ritual-and-the-brain/201804/why-your-brain-stress-fails-learn-properly You try to brush it off, but to no avail. Sitting with pencil in hand, you turn over the page of the exam booklet. You read over the first few questions. It happens: all the knowledge you thought you had up your head magically vanishes from your mental repository. There’s

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Distinction Bias: Making Bad Life Choices

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/automatic-you/201803/distinction-bias-why-you-make-terrible-life-choices In comparison mode, we’re pretty good at deciding between qualitative differences. For example, we know that an interesting job is better than a boring one or that being able to walk to work is better than having to suffer driving in rush hour traffic. When I asked you to pick between

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Unintended consequence of Norwegian state intervention in sugar sales

And now Norwegians are getting their candy from Sweden. Read more: https://t.co/B0RZfKFxWM pic.twitter.com/4GAHCg8VUF — World Economic Forum (@wef) March 13, 2018 https://sputniknews.com/business/201711301059573097-norway-sweden-sugar-tax/ The upcoming sharp rise in Norway's sugar tax has left both the confectionery industry and retailers dumbfounded by the prospect of job cuts and vanishing revenues. In neighboring Sweden, however, traders

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You can clone the look of the dog, but you can’t clone the soul.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/canine-corner/201803/live-love-live-again-barbra-streisands-cloned-dogs As a psychologist, I wonder about the possibility that there is something about cloning that seems to cast a negative pallor on attempts to keep a dog with certain desired characteristics. Perhaps all of those science fiction movies involving clones being used for evil is responsible for our feelings that

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YouTube star claimed to cure her cancer and homosexuality with a raw vegan diet

https://youtu.be/KsPlwKbGxE8 http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11999479 A YouTube star who claimed to cure her cancer and homosexuality with a raw vegan diet has died, her niece said. Mari Lewis was one half of the YouTube vlogging duo Liz and Mari, with her niece Liz Johnson. They had 11,775 subscribers and uploaded videos about avoiding traditional cancer treatments

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