What Is Internet Addiction and Do You Have It? 

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? If you’re like many Americans, you reach for your cellphone and begin scrolling through your social media threads. Perhaps your…

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The Positive Effects of Technology on Mental Health and Young People

Are there really positive effects of technology on mental health?

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7 Psychological Reasons People Have Certain Phobias

Your heart is pounding, your palms are sweating and you can’t stop shaking — this is fear. No matter how often you experience it, fear is consistently stressful. Most people…

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Why Are People Against Vaccines and Immunization?

Ever since Jenny McCarthy, et. al., came out against vaccination, people on social media have waged war on each other over the issue. Despite the majority of scientific evidence, some…

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What Is Genetic Engineering Used For?

People are always looking for the next big way to make life better. It’s what’s driven people to invent creations that have changed the course of human history, like cars…

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Reverse Engineering the Brain: Why and How We’re Doing It

Reverse engineering the brain isn’t easy, but scientists at IARPA are using it to understand how the brain works in an attempt to make computers think like humans. How exactly…

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The Anti-Vaccine Movement: What Is It, and Why Is It Happening?

The term “anti-vaxxing” is somewhat of a buzzword, and many people understandably wonder what spurred the anti-vaccine movement. From when they were kids, most people recognized vaccines protect them from…

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What Is Virtual Reality Therapy, And Does It Work?

Most of us face stress and anxiety in our lives to varying degrees. But mental health disorders are probably more prevalent than you realize, with an estimated one in five…

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What Are The Causes of Sleep Deprivation?

Sleep deprivation is a condition that occurs when you don’t receive enough sleep. The amount of sleep you need each night varies from person to person but typically falls between…

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Are Test Tubes the Kitchen of the Future?

Did you know that you can use physics and chemistry to create food with remarkably unique tastes, textures, and properties? Imagine a cocktail that has been compressed into a spherical…

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