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Exam stress may not be fun, but it can help you get better grades

Two-thirds of young people experience levels of exam stress that mental health organization ReachOut describes as “worrying.” Research shows high levels of exam stress can interfere with attention and reduce working memory, leading to lower performance. Early experiences of anxiety and stress can also set a precedent for mental-health problems in adulthood. But how we

How much sleep you need, and all your bedtime questions answered

Sleep is one of those things that’s necessary for absolutely everybody, while also being pretty hard to understand to understand or find for some. Insomnia is an ever-present spectre for some, while conditions like sleep paralysis, sleep apnea, severe snoring, or night terrors pervade the lives of others. Given that sleep can affect everything from

Sorry To Break It To You, But Not All Pretzels Are Vegan

If you’re vegan, you already know to scrutinize labels for hidden animal products. (Hello, sneaky additions of eggs and dairy.) Some foods are pretty clear-cut—that handful of raw almonds is a solid bet. But others…not so much. Take pretzels for example—are they vegan? Well, the short answer is: yes. And the longer answer is: sometimes

What does it mean when a butterfly lands on you?

Butterflies are beautiful creatures and come in many different shapes, colors, and sizes. Many children spend hours trying to catch the colorful winged insects, wanting to take a closer look at their gorgeous patterns themselves. Sometimes, though, a person gets lucky and is able to take a close up look at a butterfly because one

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

Did You Know AI is about to Restore the Sixth Sense in Bionic Limbs?

Thanks to Science, bionic robots made from fully prosthetic limbs are now possible. We’ve come long from a pure Sci-Fi standpoint in The Six Million Dollar Man to the present age where limbs can be replaced with fully-functional bionic ones. Kinesthesia/proprioception refers to the awareness of the brain to identify movement and positioning of one’s

The Breast-Pumping Solution You Need is Here

Searching for the best breast pump can be a daunting task. No matter how many reviews you read or recommendations from other parents you get, it’s hard to know which model will best suit your individual needs, especially when there are so many pumps to choose from. Well, take a deep breath — you know,

Back-to-School Discounts & Freebies You NEED to Know

Back-to-school is here, and no matter what grade your kids are in, from kindergarten to college, you’re likely going back-to-school shopping. Is it just us, or does it seem like each year the shopping list gets a little bit longer? And while sure, pens and notebooks are only a couple dollars, those costs can add