This is what it really takes to become a brand ambassador

We are in the age of information overload, thanks to the overwhelming number of media outlets that we have access to in a free market today. That means it doesn’t take much to spread the word about a positive experience about a product, person, or company, especially if you’re the kind of person that a large number of people generally […]

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Study reveals what factors influence young people’s gambling habits

A study has shown that regular weekly gamblers were more likely to be male and had developed habits and patterns of play by age 20. Factors such as the gambling habits of parents and social media use were also found to influence a young person’s gambling activity. The in-depth longitudinal study by the University of Bristol’s Children of the 90s […]

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Is LASIK Surgery Safe? A Former FDA Adviser Raises Doubts—But Here's What Eye Docs Have to Say

Millions of Americans have had LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision, but a retired adviser who was on the FDA committee that approved the procedure in 1996 is calling for it to be banned. According to Morris Waxler, PhD, LASIK has left many people with bad vision, and even driven some to suicide. “Essentially we ignored the data on […]

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Deep neural networks uncover what the brain likes to see

Opening the eyes immediately provides a visual perception of the world—and it seems so easy. But the process that starts with photons hitting the retina and ends with ‘seeing’ is far from simple. The brain’s fundamental task in ‘seeing’ is to reconstruct relevant information about the world from the light that hits the eyes. Because this process is rather complex, […]

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What is ‘attachment’ and how does it affect our relationships?

Research across many years and many cultures has found around 35-40% of people say they feel insecure in their adult relationships. While 60-65% experience secure, loving and satisfying relationships. How secure or insecure we are with our romantic partners depends, in part, on how we bonded with our parents at a young age. From the day we were born we […]

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These Graphic Photos Show Exactly What Head, Pubic, and Body Lice Look Like

Even just the word "lice" is enough to send most people into a hair-checking frenzy, and with good reason: Lice just sound gross.  But while head lice seems to run rampant among children—up to 12 million infestations happen each year in the US among children 3 to 11 years old—lice in general can show up on anyone, anywhere, at any time. Here's […]

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The painful truth about what having a hangover really does to your body

The pounding head. The parched mouth. And, worst of all, the crushing sense of anxiety as you cast your (foggy) mind back to the night before and try to remember if you said or did anything awful. Most of us have woken up with a hangover at some point and struggled through the day wondering how on earth a few […]

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