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Automaticity: Why the health benefits of mindfulness are limited and why mindlessness is sometimes better

Automaticity: Why the health benefits of mindfulness are limited and why mindlessness is sometimes better

Scientific American | 
Although mindfulness has its merits, psychological research has also revealed that in some circumstances it’s important to be mindless. That ...
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People with better memories may have better romantic relationships, study suggests

Scientific American | 
Common topics of marital disagreement are money, sex and time spent together. None of this will surprise anyone who has ...
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Are dogs really all that smart? This study says ‘no’

Scientific American | 
If you are convinced your dog is a genius, you may be disappointed in the conclusions of a study just published ...
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High IQ correlates with success—but also mood disorders, anxiety and autism

Scientific American | 
There’s some bad news for people in the right tail of the IQ bell curve. In a study just published in the ...
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22 genes linked to increased intelligence

Scientific American | 
Genome-wide association studies—GWAS, for short, […] search for differences in people’s genetic makeup—their “genotypes”—that correlate with differences in their observable ...
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Are genetics blocking some from achieving American dream?

Scientific American | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Nearly a century after ...
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