Sunday, August 19, 2018
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How does a mouse’s behavior change when it becomes a parent?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/brain-waves/201804/how-parenting-is-hard-wired The parent has to build a nest, groom or take care of offspring, retrieve them to the nest. The motivation of the animal in the interaction with young is completely modified. A parent is absolutely attracted to all the needs of their offspring. Before that, if young [animals] are screaming,

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Generally thought unbroken sleep is probably best for feeling refreshed

#Sleeping in stages could be good for your #health https://t.co/knsbfnM8DU pic.twitter.com/oZz23ipGhj — World Economic Forum (@wef) April 10, 2018 Today’s society often doesn’t allow for this type of flexibility, thus we have to conform to today’s sleep/wake schedules. It is generally thought a continuous seven to nine-hour unbroken sleep is probably best for

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Ophthalmologist or optometrist ?

The difference between ophthalmologists and optometrists: https://t.co/8xQovxacdu— Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic) April 9, 2018 Which doctor is best for your eye care? The answer depends on your needs and preferences. Exams and prescriptions. Either optometrists or ophthalmologists may perform eye exams. And either can prescribe glasses or contact lenses. Special contact lens fittings. An optometrist

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Maynard Smith argued that since everyone dies, evolution does not benefit individuals

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/iage/201804/aging-is-not-genetic-dustbin By 1973 John Maynard Smith and George Price introduced game theory to evolutionary problems. While classic game theory sees players making rational choices on the basis of individual gain, evolutionary game theory posits awareness of what others might do and development of strategies to counter that decision. It is a

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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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