We remember things longer if we take breaks during learning, referred to as the spacing effect. Scientists gained deeper insight into the neuronal basis for this phenomenon in mice. With longer intervals between learning repetitions, mice reuse more of the same neurons as before — instead of activating different ones.Continue Reading

People who are aware of sex trafficking probably know that victims may be recruited online or by kidnapping, which is rare. Fewer people are aware of familial trafficking. Even so, familial trafficking is a big issue, and some populations have historically been particularly vulnerable to it. Familial sex trafficking happens when traffickersContinue Reading

Two sisters, Maria and Annie Farmer recall encounters with Epstein and his long-time partner Ghislaine Maxwell as far back as 1996. Both sisters are key interviews in Filthy Rich and are integral in establishing the length of time Epstein was able to continually elude the consequences of his alleged actions.  Annie And Maria Farmer Were TheContinue Reading

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Other people may like the chronically agreeable, but they don’t necessarily choose them to be leaders. Is It Possible to Be Too Nice? | Psychology Today Connolly and Sevä observe that “One explanation for the weak association between agreeableness and status may be that people high in this trait areContinue Reading

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The best strategy for combatting burnout is to remove yourself from the stressful situation.  Have You Passed the Burnout Threshold? | Psychology Today Emotional Exhaustion. In the first phase, excessive demands are placed on the individual. In the workplace, this can be too much of a workload, but it canContinue Reading

But, sexual minority males who have experienced sexual trauma face even greater health disparities. Gay and bisexual men with histories of childhood and adult sexual victimization are more likely to report greater numbers of sexually transmitted infections, increased sexual risk for human immunodeficiency virus, and higher sexual compulsivity than men with no historyContinue Reading