Does Meditation Make Us a Better Person?

For decades many people have claimed meditation can change how we behave towards others and make us more compassionate. But now new research has suggested meditation’s role in making individuals better people is limited. The Read More

Women survive crises better than men

Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide — in some countries by more than a decade. Why do women survive longer than men? Now, three centuries of historical records show that Read More

Trade Stress for Gratitude This Holiday Season

Are you dreading the holiday season already? You know, the whole shopping/gifting/cooking/eating/drinking season (or and don’t forget family) just ahead? From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, many of us get trapped in a cycle of overabundance—the Read More

Why do we believe in gods?

Religious beliefs are not linked to intuition or rational thinking, according to new research by the universities of Coventry and Oxford. Why do we believe in gods? Previous studies have suggested people who hold strong Read More

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