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The One Thing That May Actually Change Anti-Vaxxers' Minds

While anti-vaxxers are a relatively small portion of the population, they are growing. Since 2001, the number of unvaccinated kids has quadrupled, which puts not only those children at risk but also anyone around them who is too young or too immunocompromised to receive vaccines themselves. The anti-vax movement is also growing more vocal both

How the brain ‘approximates’ without actually counting

From the time of early infancy, humans are endowed with the capacity to approximate the number of objects in their visual field, an ability that continues throughout life and may underlie the development of more complex mathematical skills. For years, scientists have explored how people estimate numerical quantities without physically counting objects one by one,

20 High-Protein Smoothies That Actually Keep You Full

Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They provide everything you need — protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits — all in one convenient package. “Smoothies make for a convenient, portable, and easy meal (or snack) with no cooking skills required,” says sports dietitian Marni Sumbal, MS, CSSD and

Here's How to Make Sangria That's Actually Good

So you don’t like sangria, huh? Totally understandable. But what you really mean is that you don’t like bad sangria and bad sangria is everywhere so you probably only know bad sangria as sangria. The reason why so much bad sangria exists as that people think that by throwing a bunch of cut-up fruit into

3 Signs Your Migraine Is Actually Something More Serious

Bright lights, certain smells, foods and drinks, exercise, stress, too much sleep, too little sleep: If any of these terms made you flinch, then you might be a might be a migraine sufferer. Migraines may feel like the pinnacle of pain, but what you may not know is, they actually can get worse. That’s why,

Two seemingly opposing forces in the brain actually cooperate to enhance memory formation

The brain allows organisms to learn and adapt to their surroundings. It does this by literally changing the connections, or synapses, between neurons, strengthening meaningful patterns of neural activity in order to store information. The existence of this process—brain plasticity—has been known for some time. But actually, there are two different types of brain plasticity

Do Laser Treatments For Weight Loss Actually Work?

With every passing year, it seems there are more promising fat removal options than ever. If you’re looking for a quick fix, these treatments swear that they’ll suck, tuck, or freeze fat off of your body in a snap. And that all sounds great—in theory. The latest high-tech weight-loss tool promising to make losing fat

Grouchy teenagers are losing brain matter, says top neuroscientist

Grouchy teenagers are actually losing brain matter and should be left alone, rather than disciplined, by parents, claims top neuroscientist Top neuroscientist says parents should be sympathetic of teenagers’ bad habits Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, professor of neuroscience, was speaking at Hay festival Grouchy teenagers are the result of their brains changing and maturing, she says She