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Contagious yawning, empathy may have evolved from human need to understand others
science

Contagious yawning, empathy may have evolved from human need to understand others

The study found that animals, humans included, can engage in acts of simulating the minds of others.

Which of our senses is the best? Scientists are still battling it out for an answer
science

Which of our senses is the best? Scientists are still battling it out for an answer

As science reveals, the right device can allow you can learn to see through touch or sound.

Immigrants with anglicised names face less bias than those with ethnic names
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Immigrants with anglicised names face less bias than those with ethnic names

Many immigrants voluntarily change their name from their ethnic names to fit into a new community.

Understanding mental illness: The question of perpetrators' minds — and why they need therapy too
Life

Understanding mental illness: The question of perpetrators' minds — and why they need therapy too

When the mental illness at the heart of our society is diagnosed, perhaps a solution to violence can finally be found – and this is why the trauma of perpetrators warrants attention too

Music can be an affordable, non-medical aid to overcome sleep loss, study finds
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Music can be an affordable, non-medical aid to overcome sleep loss, study finds

Music stimulates sleep and blocks the internal or external stimulus that would otherwise disrupt sleep.

Understanding mental illness: When Psychology fails to politicise, socialise its understanding of trauma
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Understanding mental illness: When Psychology fails to politicise, socialise its understanding of trauma

The mental health sector, with its flawed language and perspectives, regularly helps the system wield the weapon of 're-traumatisation'

Udayan Mukherjee on his debut novel Dark Circles, and why he may never return to television studios
Life

Udayan Mukherjee on his debut novel Dark Circles, and why he may never return to television studios

The joy of imagining a world and writing about it can never be compared to the career I had in journalism, says Udayan Mukherjee

Study on driverless ethics surveys millions of people in tough do or die scenarios
science

Study on driverless ethics surveys millions of people in tough do or die scenarios

Surprising regional differences were found, like France's soft corner for women &... fit characters.

Youth between 16 to 24 years of age often feel lonely, is social media to blame?
News & Analysis

Youth between 16 to 24 years of age often feel lonely, is social media to blame?

Blaming social media for loneliness is almost the same as accusing a gun-maker of shooting people.

Mechanics of human memory under distress picked up in Ford-Kavanaugh hearing
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Mechanics of human memory under distress picked up in Ford-Kavanaugh hearing

Ford said a memory of Kavanaugh, another teen laughing during the assault was “indelible in the hippocampus.”

Our cardiac cycle may affect how we learn and process information, study finds
science

Our cardiac cycle may affect how we learn and process information, study finds

One of the better-known rhythmically-coupled patterns is that of our breathing & cardiac rhythm.

Daily workouts don't better mental health, try a team sport instead: Study
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Daily workouts don't better mental health, try a team sport instead: Study

Positive mental health had the strongest associations with team sports, cycling & aerobic exercises.

India vs England: Not just on-pitch performance, Kohli's team must ace battle of wills to lift the trophy
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India vs England: Not just on-pitch performance, Kohli's team must ace battle of wills to lift the trophy

The fate of the India-England Test series for the coveted Pataudi trophy will depend a lot on how India’s batting shapes up and how England’s bowlers use the alien conditions created by this summer’s unprecedented heat. It will also depend on which team faces up to psychological pressures better.

As mental healthcare remains inaccessible to most, narrative therapy provides an inclusive approach
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As mental healthcare remains inaccessible to most, narrative therapy provides an inclusive approach

Narrative therapy puts the therapist and the client on the same level, which allows the client to know that their choices are respected and that a safe space is available to them

Being Einstien in VR could give one's self-esteem a boost
science

Being Einstien in VR could give one's self-esteem a boost

Following the VR "Einstein" experience, participants were also less likely to unconsciously stereotype older people

Twitter users have a pattern: Critical during the day, apprehensive by night
News & Analysis

Twitter users have a pattern: Critical during the day, apprehensive by night

A recent study by University of Bristol’s Nello Christianini and his team of researchers found a pattern in the style of thought of Twitter users.

Delhi University admissions 2018: No second cut-off list for several courses at LSR, SRCC, Hindu College
India

Delhi University admissions 2018: No second cut-off list for several courses at LSR, SRCC, Hindu College

Many prominent Delhi University colleges, including the Lady Shri Ram College (LSR), Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) and Hindu, did not announce their second cut-off for several courses on Sunday as their seats were filled post the announcement of the first cut-off on 19 June.

Internet experts: Not possible to combat dangers of suicide games such as Blue Whale Challenge
India

Internet experts: Not possible to combat dangers of suicide games such as Blue Whale Challenge

Despite demands for a ban on a game that is believed to have pushed a 14-year-old Mumbai boy to suicide, it may not be possible to bar the Blue Whale Challenge, an Internet expert said

Creative touch: Urban Indians are seeking art, dance and movement therapy for improving mental health
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Creative touch: Urban Indians are seeking art, dance and movement therapy for improving mental health

Urban India seems to be warming up to creative therapies with the goal of seeking mental well-being.

Experts warn parents to watch out for signs of gadget dependency in children of all ages
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Experts warn parents to watch out for signs of gadget dependency in children of all ages

It is time to go back to controlling those gadgets, to stop the distraction from becoming an obsession.