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Introvert? You may just be bad at recognizing faces

Although most of us can distinguish between and remember hundreds of different faces, some people are better at it than others. “Super-recognizers” can accurately identify faces even when they have only seen them briefly previously. At the other extreme, “developmental prosopagnosics” are significantly impaired at recognizing faces in many everyday situations. For the majority of

Starbucks Releases 2 New Halloween Drinks at Disneyland

Here we thought Disneyland’s Halloween treats couldn’t get any sweeter, but we’ve been proven wrong (seriously, though; what were we thinking?), because according to Instagram account Discover the Magic, two Starbucks locations in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are now serving two new Halloween-themed drinks: the Maleficent Frappuccino and the Dr. Facilier Elixir. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2FMbCNgQ-i/  

White matter affects how people respond to brain stimulation therapy aimed at depression and stroke

White matter affects how people respond to brain stimulation therapy aimed at depression and stroke Tiny changes in the microscopic structure of the human brain may affect how patients respond to an emerging therapy for neurological problems. The technique, called non-invasive electrical brain stimulation, involves applying an electrical current to the surface of a patient’s

Childhood cancer survivors at elevated risk of heart disease

Survivors of childhood cancer have a higher risk of developing a range of heart disease due to cancer therapy, according to new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Most studies of this survivor group have focused on heart failure related to anthracyclines, a class of chemotherapy medications used to treat many types

My Autism Diagnosis at Age 38 Drastically Changed How I Parent

What’s so important about diagnosis? Isn’t autism just a label? These are questions that people going through assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorders regularly hear — and they’re difficult to answer on the spot. For me, the diagnosis of having autism — a neurodevelopment disorder — came as a relief to me, mainly because I suddenly had a way to explain my extreme childhood behaviors (and having always been “the

Cell division at high speed

In malignant tumours, the cells usually proliferate quickly and uncontrollably. A research team from the Biocenter of Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg in Bavaria, Germany, has discovered that two important regulators of cell division can interact in this process. If this is the case, affected patients have particularly poor chances of survival. A special form of lung

Here’s How to Get $3 Frappuccinos at Starbucks Today

Nothing gets me through the day quite like a great Starbucks Happy Hour special—both literally (the caffeine!) and figuratively (the excitement!). And today it’s hosting the HH deal of our dreams, $3 grande Frappuccinos. As a kickoff to summer, Starbs is slashing prices on all your fave Frapps (yes, all of them) starting at 3

At 36, I Was Widowed — & Left With 4 Kids

When my 41-year-old husband died of lymphoma, I was left a 36-year-old widowed mother of four: a 3-year-old son and 17-year-old triplets, my stepchildren. (We had full custody of one and partial custody of of the other two). After my husband’s death, my life was in shambles — financially and emotionally. To make matters worse,