Studies

Why We Procrastinate

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↓ Brain structures may explain this personality tendency. ↓ People seem divided into two camps. Some people swear by expressions such as, “Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today.” But others will insist, “Procrastination pays.” We typically are a procrastinator by nature—or not—but why? Researchers...

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The Surprise Health Benefit of Walking

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Your brain is boosted by your feet hitting the ground. ↓ Many people are obsessed with counting their daily steps, trying to hit 10,000, and for good reason. Walking has a host of health benefits, from helping prevent osteoporosis, to lifting the mood, to burning calories. Now...

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Cinnamon to the Rescue

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Fight extra holiday pounds with this common spice.   ↓ Bring on the mulled cider with cinnamon sticks! A new study looks at how cinnamon’s essential oil, called cinnamaldehyde, might protect people against obesity, as well as prevent abnormally high blood sugar levels (called hyperglycemia). ↓ Scientists had previously known that cinnamon...

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