Posts Tagged: advice

Twitching While Falling Asleep? Here’s Why

Twitching While Falling Asleep? Here’s Why

Have you ever been jolted awake by the feeling of falling off a cliff right before you’re about to fall asleep? Or perhaps your body shook uncontrollably as you were closing your eyes? There is a very high chance you might have—in fact, about 70% of people have experienced this at one or multiples times in their lives. Sudden, involuntary… Read more

Frustration Breeds Creativity

Frustration Breeds Creativity

When many of us reach the point of frustration, we decide to quit and come back to it again the next day, only to become more frustrated. But, according to Tim Harford, studies have shown that standing up to our frustration could eventually breed an increased level of creativity in our lives. To begin proving… Read more

Befriending Stress

Befriending Stress

Psychologist Kelly McGonigal has always preached to her patients that stress is harmful to their body, but a recent study has made her second guess her stance on stress and how it may impact her patients.This revolutionary study investigated the impact of stress perception and how particular mental states can impact human health. The study… Read more

Crop Survival Without Water

Crop Survival Without Water

Scientists all over the globe are becoming increasingly anxious due to the ever increasing concern of global warming. Their wariness stems from the effects this gradual increase in temperature can cause on our planet presently and in the future. Similarly, the exponential growth of the world’s population is presenting its own challenges. New research on crop survival in extreme conditions might help address these concerns. One major… Read more

How Should I Read a Scientific Paper?

How Should I Read a Scientific Paper?

Help! I want to read this scientific paper, but it’s super long and confusing and I don’t even know where to start! Won’t someone think of the children! Scientific papers can be very daunting, especially to people who have never read one before. However, if you’re studying a scientific field, it’s incredibly likely you’ll have… Read more