Earth Lifestyle • Earth.com
02-03-2023
One daily conversation with a friend can boost wellbeing
People are social beings and need interaction with others. This was highlighted during the Covid lockdowns, when isolation and lack of social contact impacted the mental health of many. But just how much contact do we need to have with others, and what should the nature of our conversations be in order for us to feel that we belong and to fuel our sense of wellbeing? These questions have been addressed in a new study, co-authored by friendship expert Jeffrey Hall, a professor of Communication Studies at the University...
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06-12-2017
Controversial study: Groupthink can actually be productive
A controversial new study finds strength in the frequently derided...
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06-12-2017
Study: Labeling can make vegetables more appealing
One way to encourage people to eat more vegetables is...
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06-10-2017
Scientists discover part of the brain that makes food decisions
The process of human decision-making is a complex behavior that...
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06-09-2017
Soft shelled turtles likely spreading cholera in China
Soft shelled turtles, considered a delicacy in China, are likely...
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06-09-2017
Climate change brings deadly heat to India
16 of the 17 hottest years on record have happened...
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06-09-2017
Earth.com presents: Animals who became movie stars
Animals have starred in more Hollywood films than John Wayne...
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06-08-2017
Study: Having a dog helps older people stay active
Owning a dog may help keep older adults more physically...
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06-08-2017
Study: Empathy is partly genetic
DNA influences whether a person has an ability to exhibit...
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06-08-2017
Study: Sanitation access crucial to growth and health of children
2.4 billion people in the world live without improved sanitation,...
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06-08-2017
How the brain overrides the urge to sleep in order to stay awake
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology have identified a...
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06-08-2017
How memories and experiences are organized in the brain
Certain aspects of our memories are organized by our brains,...
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06-08-2017
What’s the difference between animal shelters and animal rescues?
Think animal shelters and rescues are the same thing? Think...
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