Having trouble losing weight?
Psych yourself out and give yourself some tangible incentives.
-Or at least that’s what a new study conducted by The Mayo Clinic would suggest.
In two groups tested, those that were incentivized with both Immediate Gain AND Immediate Loss of money for good and bad performance, respectively,
And then further incentivized with the chance at a larger financial gain farther out, wildly outperformed the group given no incentives and no penalties…
• Source: MayoClinic – Money for Losing
After noting an odd unexpected plus to an immune-boosting study on lung cancer patients;
that the inclusion of a certain microbe not only reduced inflammation,
but also Boosted their Mood,
Researcher Chris Lowry and his team got a few ideas for a new study of their own.
So instead of
It would sure explain a lot of memes.
And if Pinky ever does take over the world, he will surely be succeeded in quick Game-of-Thrones style by the Lolcats;
after they EAT HIM.
SUSPICION! CONNECTION-SEEKING! SHABBY-CLOTHING! SEX-KITTENISM! BRAIN-EROSION! AILUROPHILIA! ANXIETY! FOOLHARDINESS! HERMITAGE! INTREPITUDE! PSYCH-DISORDERS! SOUNDGARDEN LYRICS! –THE SKY IS FALLING!!!
According to a recent study, gum can actually improve your concentration and performance on intensive thinking tasks.
Bad news? -It only lasts for 20 minutes at a time.
The article & study don’t say it, but I’m assuming the premise Also extends out to [ed: oh, F***! -bad news for me, then; eh?] that working with people who are less-intelligent, but much nicer is significantly better than working for/with a Brilliant Sociopath.
(Bounce that one off anyone who worked at Apple! :P )
So: Eight hours Sleep, 2+ Hours Commuting
Ok, a little bit of a jump from there to the idea of “Guaranteed” Life-Extension. -maybe.
But according to Abel & Kruger, a study of baseball players from 1952 shows that the ones smiling in the group photos outlived their teammates by 7 years!
More good reasons to smile at the link:
Emily Deans, you have Got to be kidding me!
In yet another salvo against Inflammation, Dr. Emily theorizes a link between that emerging health bogeyman and,
It turns out the processed-food, ADM-sponsored, corn-oil-based imbalance in our current diet between Omega 6 and Omega 3 can affect not only
Rejoice, Antsy, Driven, City-Slickers!
There’s someone in worse health than you!!
-I know. Hard to believe, right? But apparently so.
(btw, hipsters don’t count)
For the longest time, the most At-Risk personality type for health concerns, specifically Cardiovascular; myocardial infarctions, stroke, etc. was thought to be
Ok, this list is just too great to wait any longer to post.
The Online Education Database has come up with a Monster list of techniques (77?! -teh Pwnzz!!) to help you learn faster and better. Out-Standing! -Must pass on to all HT readers immed!
My habits for cognitive support have always been: oatmeal, high-protein diet, vitamins/supplements and physical activity. -When you’re stag
As if it weren’t bad enough, according to CMU grad student Sarah Pressman, it turns out Loneliness could affect your immune system negatively.
It is disturbing that this study neglected to count the number of inverted keg-stands or fraternity indoctrination rituals in the lives of the subjects. If those don’t