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Willpower is the key to enhancing learning and memory: Researchers uncover the mechanism

Active or voluntary learning is a major topic in education, psychology, and neuroscience. Over the years, numerous studies have shown that when learning occurs through voluntary action, there is a modulation of attention, motivation and cognitive control that makes the process much more effective. Consequently, memory is benefited. However, although the physiological processes underlying this

Majority of Russians believe coronavirus is a bioweapon: poll

Close to two out of three Russians believe that the coronavirus is a man-made biological weapon and less than a third are willing to get vaccinated, a poll said Monday. Observers say the findings reflect a distrust towards authorities fuelled by the lack of transparency during the pandemic and deteriorating relations with the West. According

Why the U.S. Is Underestimating Covid Reinfection

Kaitlyn Romoser first caught covid-19 in March, likely on a trip to Denmark and Sweden, just as the scope of the pandemic was becoming clear. Romoser, who is 23 and a laboratory researcher in College Station, Texas, tested positive and had a few days of mild, coldlike symptoms. In the weeks that followed, she bounced

Study shows when housing quality is poor, children suffer

Housing instability and homelessness are widely understood to have an impact on health, and certain housing problems have been linked to specific childhood health conditions, such as mold with asthma. But it has not been clear how overall housing quality may affect children—especially those who are at risk from other social determinants of health such

Popcorn Is Keto-Friendly Unless You Make This One Mistake

POPCORN IS a classic snack food and movie-night essential, but if you’re on a ketogenic diet, you might be wondering if, in fact, popcorn is keto-friendly. Could chowing down on a bag of warm, salty, freshly popped popcorn cost you your oh-so-challenging-to-attain state of ketosis and subsequently knock you out of the fat-burning state? Corn,

New mutant coronavirus strain IS more contagious by nearly 50%

New Kent strain of ‘super-COVID’ is nearly 50 percent more contagious than other varieties, Imperial study confirms Imperial College London researchers analyzed how quickly the new B117 ‘super-COVID’ variant spreads They compared samples of the mutated virus taken from nearly 2,000 people in  the UK to another  84,000 taken from people with other variants B117

The Dog Breed That 24% Of People Agree Is The Best

Who doesn’t love dogs? They’re cuddly, loyal companions, and force us to get out and get some exercise and fresh air. Even when we would rather keep being lazy on the couch. Yes, we love our four-legged friends, no matter what type of breed they are. But when the question came up of which dog