7 surprising health-benefits of hugs: scientific studies

7 surprising health-benefits of hugs: scientific studies

We all know that hugging feels good. But what we don’t know is that hugging is also good for your health and well-being. Here are surprising physiological and psychological importance of hugging, according to scientific studies: 1. Hugging protects you from stress and infection According to research from Carnegie Mellon University, hugs protect stressed people […]

The neuroscience of happiness: 5 ways to hack your brain and be happy

The neuroscience of happiness: 5 ways to hack your brain and be happy

Happiness has been the subject of various studies. Researchers study happiness using science experiments. According to UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb, happiness starts with our thoughts. When we force ourselves to think happy thoughts, it activates our brain to make us feel happier. Here are some of his findings based on his research: 1. Gratitude […]

Why you should believe these evidence-based health benefits of intermittent fasting

Why you should believe these evidence-based health benefits of intermittent fasting

Nobody wants to starve. But scientists says that restricting calories is a way of extending your lifespan. This study shows that restricting caloric intake prolongs lifespan up to 30–50%. Another study made about the benefits of intermittent fasting suggests that it activates the same mechanisms for prolonging life as calorie restriction. In simpler terms, you […]

7 surprising facts about people who are addicted to technology

7 surprising facts about people who are addicted to technology

If your excessive computer use is interfering with your daily life, you might be addicted to technology. IAD or Internet Addiction Disorder causes neurological complications, psychological disturbances, and social problems. According to a study, internet addiction in American and European cultures affect up to 8.2% of the general population. It is characterized by many hours […]