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Why Innocent People Confess To Crimes They Didn't Commit
Why Innocent People Confess To Crimes They Didn't Commit
by Faye Skelton
Office clerk Stefan Kiszko spent 17 years in prison for the murder of schoolgirl Lesley Molseed in Rochdale in…
Having A Baby Is Costly And Confusing In The USA
Having A Baby Is Costly And Confusing In The USA
by Simon F. Haeder
I cannot imagine how overwhelming the experience must be for someone with fewer resources and less of an understanding…
Female Doctors Boost Women’s Survival After Heart Attack
Female Doctors Boost Women’s Survival After Heart Attack
by Kurt Greenbaum
Women who have had a heart attack have a significantly higher survival rate when a female doctor treats them in the…
An Allegory: The Lessons of Life and Love and the Search for Happiness
An Allegory: The Lessons of Life and Love and the Search for Happiness
by Anonymous
A story about the "Shining One" who explains the reason behind human cruelties and struggle: "Below me the hills and…
Yes, Saudi Women Can Now Drive, But Are Their Voices Being Heard?
Yes, Saudi Women Can Now Drive, But Are Their Voices Being Heard?
by Nermin Allam
Earlier this summer, Saudi Arabia lifted the decades-long ban on women’s driving. The move is part of a series of…
compassion
Compassion is a Verb, Not A Feeling
by Sharon Salzberg
Compassion is not a thought or a sentimental feeling, but is rather a movement of the heart. Compassion is born out of…
Here's A Mental Health Workout That's As Simple As ABC
Here's A Mental Health Workout That's As Simple As ABC
by Ziggi van Santini, Rob Donovan and Vibeke Jenny Koushede
While we take physical workouts very seriously, there is much less said about the “workouts” that help us remain…
Climate Models Predict The World Will Be Anomalously Warm Until 2022
Climate Models Predict The World Will Be Anomalously Warm
by Florian Sévellec
We developed a new prediction system we call PROCAST (PROabilistic foreCAST), and used it to predict the natural…
Our Dreams Have Many Purposes, Changing Across the Lifespan
Our Dreams Have Many Purposes, Changing Across the Lifespan
by Patrick McNamara
Although radically different in terms of their content and feel, the range of dream states are just as complex as…
How The Start Of High School Doesn't Have To Be Stressful
How The Start Of High School Doesn't Have To Be Stressful
by David Yeager and Hae Yeon Lee
Up to two-thirds of students experience ‘ninth grade shock,’ which can affect everything from grades to mental health.
How Homeless Women Have Little Choice But To Use Sex For Survival
How Homeless Women Have Little Choice But To Use Sex For Survival
by Juliet Watson
Women comprise 42% of Australia’s homeless population. Not only do many women become homeless due to family violence,…
Negative Love: Repeating Parental Behaviors
Negative Love: Repeating Parental Behaviors
by Marcelle Pick
One emotion holding many of us back is negative love: our tendency to repeat the behaviors we used to win our parents’…
You May Be Surprised To Learn That It’s Not Just Food That Is Making Us Fat
You May Be Surprised To Learn That It’s Not Just Food That Is Making Us Fat
by Bruce Blumberg and Raquel Chamorro-Garcia
Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the…
How Gambling Distorts Reality And Hooks Your Brain
How Gambling Distorts Reality And Hooks Your Brain
by Mike Robinson
To call gambling a “game of chance” evokes fun, random luck and a sense of collective engagement. These playful…
This Solar-Powered Still Can Make Fresh Water From Salty Water
This Solar-Powered Still Can Make Fresh Water From Salty Water
by Greta Guest
Local people collect water from a muddy waterhole in 2006 in San Marcos Tlacoyalco. The Tehuacan Valley South-East of…
Should I Get Tested For Alzheimer's Risk?
Should I Get Tested For Alzheimer's Risk?
by Troy Rohn
Genetic testing is available to people who want to know if they carry a variant of a gene that confers susceptibility…
What Happened When Walmart Tried To Make Sustainability Affordable
What Happened When Walmart Tried To Make Sustainability Affordable
by Andrew Spicer and David Graham Hyatt
For Lee Scott, who ran Walmart from 2000 to 2009, the arrival of his granddaughter not only convinced him the threat of…
The Meaning of Monday: The Artificial Walling Off of Time
The Meaning of Monday: The Artificial Walling Off of Time
by Paul Pearsall, Ph.D.
Research shows that you are more likely to die from a heart attack or stroke on Monday morning than any other time of…
InnerSelf Newsletter: August 12th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: August 12th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we look at what is sometimes considered the darker side of things... pain - both emotional and physical,…
2018 colored stones
Horoscope Current Week: August 13 to 19, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
How Antidepressants Are Changing Animals' Behavior
How Antidepressants Are Changing Animals' Behavior
by Alex Ford
New research shows that female starlings fed food spiked with the antidepressant fluxoxetine (Prozac), were less…
Baby Boomers Are Divorcing For Surprisingly Old-fashioned Reasons
Baby Boomers Are Divorcing For Surprisingly Old-fashioned Reasons
by Jocelyn Elise Crowley
A grey divorce is simply a divorce that occurs at or after the age of 50. Even though the divorce rate across all age…
Healing Dreams and Dreamwork For Grief And Loss
Healing Dreams and Dreamwork For Grief And Loss
by Clare R. Johnson, PhD
In a 2016 New York Times article, “A New Vision for Dreams of the Dying,” the work of neurobiologist Dr. Christopher…
Why Children Should Spend More Time Barefoot
Why Children Should Spend More Time Barefoot
by Peter Francis
Humans have gone unshod for millions of years; it is only in the last few centuries that people have started wearing…
Poverty's Impact On Well-being Is Hard To Ignore
Poverty's Impact On Well-being Is Hard To Ignore
by Lisa Scullion and Graeme Sherriff
Life expectancy in the UK varies dramatically depending on where you live. As a recent BBC Panorama investigation…
How To Improve Farm Safety For Kids
How To Improve Farm Safety For Kids
by Catherine Trask and Valerie L. Elliot
Agriculture is rated among the most dangerous industries by the International Labour Organization, and not just for…
How to Grow the Love In Your Relationships
How to Grow the Love In Your Relationships
by Noelle C. Nelson, Ph.D. & Jeannine Lemare Calaba, Psy.D.
A relationship is something to appreciate. A relationship allows you to share experiences. It lets you see yourself…
Can Words and Fear Cause Cancer?
Can Words Cause Cancer and Can Fear Accelerate Death?
by Lolette Kuby, Ph.D.
Is it possible that people who are diagnosed with cancer die of a sophisticated form of voodoo? Does the victim's…
Other People Are Having Way, Way Less Sex Than You Think They Are
Other People Are Having Way, Way Less Sex Than You Think They Are
by Bobby Duffy
Research shows we think young people have a lot more sex than they do in reality – and men have a particularly skewed…
Why Drunk College Students Go For Salty, Greasy Food
Why Drunk College Students Go For Salty, Greasy Food
by David Hill
After a night of heavy drinking, college students often get a case of the “drunchies”—drunk munchies—where only fatty,…
How Moral Outrage Online Can Backfire Big Time
How Moral Outrage Online Can Backfire Big Time
by Melissa De Witte
When outcry against offensive behavior on social media goes viral, people may see those challenging the behavior less…
Why Online Daters Seek Someone Out Of Their League
Why Online Daters Seek Someone Out Of Their League
by Morgan Sherburne
The majority of people who are online dating seek out partners who are more desirable than themselves, new research…
What I Learned From Facing Pain
What I Learned From Facing Pain
by Sarah Anne Shockley
By facing pain, listening to it, and allowing it the room it was demanding anyway, my body began to relax a bit around…
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Now We Finally Know How Ancient Greek Music Sounded
by Armand D'Angour
In 1932, the musicologist Wilfrid Perrett reported to an audience at the Royal Musical Association in London the words…
How New Fathers Use Social Media To Make Sense Of Their Roles
How New Fathers Use Social Media To Make Sense Of Their Roles
by Tawfiq Ammari
What dads do online helps them navigate gender roles as society changes.
Why Life Is Not a Race
Why Life Is Not a Race You'd Want To Win
by Jon Gordon, M.A.
Before I met my wife I was always rushing; rushing to get to the store, rushing to reach my goals, rushing through life…
Final words
Final Words of the Dying: Hearing Is Healing
by Lisa Smartt
The awe-filled exclamation of Apple’s Steve Jobs — “Oh, wow! Oh, wow! Oh, wow!” — is an example of the intensified…
Does Rudeness Have A Legitimate Place In Politics?
Does Rudeness Have A Legitimate Place In Politics?
by Amy Irwin
We live in an age of rude politicians. In the US, Donald Trump has periodically monopolised the headlines since 2015…
Ageing In Human Cells Was Successfully Reversed In The Lab
Ageing In Human Cells Was Successfully Reversed In The Lab
by Lorna Harries and Matt Whiteman
The ability to reverse ageing is something many people would hope to see in their lifetime.
Can Food Have Negative Calories?
Can Food Have Negative Calories?
by Louise Dunford
Diets are everywhere, but could eating “negative calorie” foods, such as celery and grapefruit, help to boost weight…
An Orca Mother Grieves: Tahlequah and her Calf
An Orca Mother Grieves: Tahlequah and her Calf
by Nancy Windheart
Tahlequah made headlines around the world as she carried the body of her dead calf at the surface of the water,…
How Happiness Helps Everything Be Better
How Happiness Helps Everything Be Better
by David A. Fleming-Muñoz and Stephan J. Goetz
World Cup football teams with a higher proportion of players smiling in their official portraits have scored more goals…
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