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Study: You'll Live Longer if You're Satisfied With Your Life

Study: You'll Live Longer if You're Satisfied With Your Life

If you’re satisfied with your life, you could have more time to enjoy it. New research from Chapman University has shown that greater life satisfaction in adults older than 50 years of age is related to a reduced risk of...
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Research Has Finally Put the Nature Vs. Nurture Debate to Rest

The age-old nature vs. nurture debate may finally be over – well, kind of. Research conducted on 50 years of studies on twins reveals that it’s pretty much an even draw when it comes to the influence of genetic and environmental factors
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Scientists Have Found a Powerful Anti HIV Agent that Could Help Create a Vaccine

In case you missed it a few months back, we could finally be closer than ever in stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS. Researchers have found a new drug that has proved to be so potent against all streams of HIV that it could work as a vaccine
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Hate Your Facebook Newsfeed? Turns Out it’s Probably Your Own Fault

If you don’t like what’s showing up in your Facebook newsfeed, a new study reveals that you only have yourself to blame (well, kind of). The study – conducted by data scientists at Facebook – debunks the commonly held belief that Facebook’s algorithm leads to a “filter bubble”
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Research Suggests Your Parents Probably Slept With More People Than You Have

A new study has revealed some surprises when it comes to various generation groups and their “number.” In the midst of “hook-up culture,” apparently millenials aren’t as promiscuous as many would like to assume. The Baby Boomers, on the other hand
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Research Shows Adults Can Learn New Languages Better Than Children

Your age may no longer be a legitimate excuse in not learning a second language. Though it’s commonly believed that children are better at picking up another language than adults are, a recent experiment revealed otherwise. It turns out, you’re never too old
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Study Shows the Things That Make Us Happy Have Changed Immensely in the Last 80 Years

Researchers in Bolton, UK have recreated a famous survey on happiness that was first conducted in 1938. While the world looks a lot different now than it did 80 years ago, it turns out that what makes people happy has changed just as much
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New Study Says if You Wear a Suit You’re in Better Mental Shape

That crisp suit may be doing more for you than making you look like a GQ model (ok, so that part may be in your head). A new study reveals that wearing a nice suit may make you feel more powerful, think more abstractly, and even make you better at dealing with criticism
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Science Proves Chewing Gum Will Get Rid of a Song Stuck in Your Head

Having a song stuck in your head for days on end can make you feel like you’re losing your mind. Well, before you go and do just that, you may want to grab a piece of gum. Scientists have discovered that the best way to deal with ‘tune wedgies’ is simply to chew on your favourite brand
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