10 things you (perhaps) didn't know about ambidestry

& Egrave; it is true that children educated in both hands become more Intelligent? How many people are really ambidextrous? Is there a link between ambidestry and synaesthesia? Ten curiosities & agrave; on a rare condition.

All the food we throw away

Why spend so much energy and so much money on something that ends up in the trash right away? FAO data on food waste

11 things you (perhaps) don't know about emotions

What are emotions? How can we recognize them? What do they have to do with the economy and clothing? And speaking of the smile ...

10 moves to seduce the other sex

Is there a recipe for making more sex? Probably not, but all over the world scientists and researchers have been studying for years what triggers the spark or not. That's what they discovered.

10 things you (maybe) don't know about the kiss

On average, we spend two weeks & nbsp; of our life kissing. Pi & ugrave; or less 336 hours. In this way we exchange germs (the most innocuous of times), hormones and above all information. A custom, the kiss, whose origins are lost in the mists of time, except a & hellip; & nbsp; Mangaia, the island of the Pacific whose inhabitants had never heard of it until the arrival of the English in 1700. And not & egrave; all.

10 things you (perhaps) don't know about genius

Who is the inventor is more prolific? What happened to Einstein's brain? Really Ivan Drago (of Rocky) & egrave; a genius? & Egrave; easy to work with the clever? And finally ... how are genes doing with sex? 10 questions for 10 answers to the limits of the incredible.

10 phobias that you (perhaps) didn't know

Phobias are fears that generate real feelings of anguish in those who suffer from it. But they are not just about insects and diseases. From the love for Chinese chopsticks, there are many things that can generate great and often unmotivated fear. Here we have collected 10 ... surprising.

Are you under stress? Your computer keyboard "understands" it

A new software captures the variations of the typing rhythm to the PC. Noting the anxiety of the writer.

10 naive criminals (not to say stupid)

Thieves and murderers are not always shrewd. Indeed sometimes they turn out to be particularly stupid: they post their bravado on Facebook, write novels with their crimes, fall asleep under the bed ... here are 10 textbook cases.

10 tricks to influence people's behavior

According to psychological studies, there are different ways to convince someone to do what you want without even being aware of it. From the techniques used by the toaders to the linguistic tips, here are some examples. If you are passionate about the subject, let's talk about it here too, on the issue on the newsstands.

Who buys organic is more inclined to lie for money: a Canadian study reveals it

L ' self-satisfaction for having performed a good deed provides a justification to "punish" in some other vice.

10 "symptoms" of an above-average intelligence

We have listed the tactics to become smarter, revealed 10 secrets of genius and trained the mind with the Mensa puzzles. But in the end, we could already boast a pretty good IQ: here are some spies of cognitive skills out of ranks.

Under the influence of alleged holy men and healers the brain "turns off"

When we are fascinated by charismatic personalities, the brain areas responsible for caution and skepticism are deactivated.

fMRI, 15 years of brain research to be redone

An error in the software used for functional magnetic resonance imaging studies could invalidate something like 40,000 scientific papers based on this imaging technique.

Christmas? Here are 15 anti-stress tips!

15 rules to follow in order not to get too stressed for Christmas and New Year

The brain of men is activated to inhibit the male chauvinist prejudices

The activity of the prefrontal cortex keeps the unconscious associations between male and power, female and weakness acquired in men, at bay.

Distracted by the mobile phone many do not notice the passage of a clown on the unicycle

L ' experiment gives the idea of ​​how dangerous it can be to talk on a cell phone while driving.

11 problems that can be faced with music

No c ' & egrave; situation that the right song cannot accompany. Music knows & quot; load & quot ;, console us, keep us happy. But it can be also find different scientific applications, why & eacute; acts on the sunniest areas; remote and primitive of the brain. Here are the pi & ugrave; curious.

15 minutes is enough to feel inadequate

The images of the perfect bodies of the models really influence the ideal of feminine beauty: they succeed in a quarter of an hour, as a curious social experiment has shown.

More effective subliminal messages on our brain if the content is negative

According to English research, the increased sensitivity to hidden information of negative value is a defense mechanism linked to evolution.

Positive thinking helps stop smoking

According to a recent American study, thinking about pleasant and relaxing landscapes would help to contain compulsive behaviors

War of the sexes: girls are smarter than males

The girls are more awake than the boys: this is confirmed by a research according to which the girls manage to achieve their goals without openly clashing with the others.

4 things that a person's voice reveals to you

Our deductive brain is not denied even when we are on the phone or listening to someone who is talking on the radio. And it allows us to discover something more of our interlocutor from his voice. What for & ograve; he knows how to trick us.

13 behaviors to avoid at the first meeting

A few seconds may suffice, to push a person to detest us or to want to spend more; time with us. Some small gestures or attitudes manage to make us unpleasant immediately: these are the ones to avoid, according to science.

30 ways to become smarter

The surprising results of the latest scientific studies on learning and creativity.

5 ways that Christmas changes the brain

Either you love it, or you hate it: certainly, Christmas doesn't leave you indifferent. Between stress, overdose of gifts and obligatory social gatherings, that's how our neurons experience it.

The pursuit of happiness

From the latest scientific discoveries tips and tricks to learn how to cultivate good humor.

Five reasons why we eat more than we should

Some mealmates urge us to continue bingeing far beyond the sense of saziet & agrave ;.

5 things you can't do when you use your cell phone

And not only if you are looking at the screen: the blind & agrave; from inattention also concerns those who speak on the phone keeping their eyes on the road. Thinking (wrongly) that you have everything under control.

Fears, anxieties ...: 5 tricks to overcome them by hacking the mind

To eliminate the fear of public speaking, to calm down and even to memorize information in a more personal way; effective: according to science c ' & egrave; a trick for everything (or almost).

5 ways to recognize a liar

Is not serious; easy to understand when someone lies, but there are some behaviors that can be a clue.

5 tricks to have an iron will

Scientists agree: the strength of will & agrave; & Egrave; inexhaustible and can; let us reach us that we desire, even the most important objectives; binding. But some trick can; be very useful. & nbsp; & nbsp;

6 things that can affect your dreams

TV, what you eat, video games, genes. And even terrestrial magnetism. All there is can memorize options change the substance of dreams.

How to get along with the boss

6 expert tips to go along with the boss and avoid trouble in the workplace.

8 things you (perhaps) didn't know about meditation

Some unexpected benefits - but scientifically proven - of a practice that has ancient origins, but is enjoying a renewed success.

Why do some successful people always dress the same? 13 examples (and explanations)

In the beginning was Steve Jobs, now Mark Zuckerberg and many others follow in his footsteps: the habit of wearing clothes that are always the same has good luck, with those who hold positions of responsibility. And c ' & egrave; a scientific reason.

The art of body washing: piercings, hooks, spunzoni, pins

To feel more beautiful, follow fashion, purify yourself or reach ecstasy ... piercing yourself with piercings, hooks and spikes is a fairly common custom!

What is anger good for?

Anger is the primary emotion that drives us to perform risky gestures. But also what we need to achieve what we want.

What are the lucky charms for?

For those who superstitious, lucky charms have supernatural powers that keep bad luck away. But even science claims they can help. Here is how and why & eacute;. & Nbsp;

What is boredom for?

What is boredom for?

Dreams help solve problems.

Dreams are used to solve problems.

The faces of beauty

From one end to the other of the Earth the most seductive weapons; curious used to seduce (or dismiss) a suitor.

What is the use of reading novels?

Thanks to the experience-taking phenomenon, we increase our empathy by reading a novel.

AD 1738: a woman kills. He asked for the grace from the Pope and the gallows for the Judge

Italian chronicle: after months of harassment a woman rebels and kills. An act of blood 275 years ago became a chronicle and testifies to how deep current problems of the female condition are.

Does living near the sea reduce stress?

Whoever sees the sea from his window may have the definitive remedy for anxiety and mood alterations in his pocket. A benefit that parks and green areas only partially guarantee and under certain conditions.

The innate ability of reading

Is there a non-cultural link between the way a letter is designed and how it is pronounced? A study says yes.

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

C ' is a correlation l ' ADHD and the tendency to obesity (and preference for the night) in children and adolescents.

Women like smart males

The era of the macho all muscle and no brain is over. Numerous researches confirm this: women like intelligent men.

8 things to do to be happy (according to science)

Exercise, volunteering, spending time outdoors and above all being with happy people: the formula of happiness; according to science & egrave; easy. & nbsp;

9 unexpected facts about intelligence and IQ

What a relationship c ' & egrave; between IQ and life span? Those who total greater values ​​will be also pi & ugrave; happy? Do twins have the same IQ? Some curiosities less notes on this parameter.

Scientific remedies to cure love sickness

Has your ex left you and you feel like a rag? To overcome the shock here are three scientific strategies that work (in the long term).

What is meant by amusia?

We may also be out of tune, but the capacity is to distinguish a rock song from a liturgical song & egrave; a gift we take for granted. Yet not for everyone & egrave; cos & igrave; easy...

Uneasy adolescence, the fault is not the hormones

A study d & agrave; a countercurrent interpretation of the relationship between puberty & agrave; and adolescence.

9 scientific teachings for everyday life

From the perfect handshake to the best study method, from how to eat a hamburger to the right gift choice, from the cutting of the cake to ... Scientists reveal the tricks for everyday life. Will they be right?

Dads also synchronize their sleep with that of newborns

Those who sleep elbow-to-elbow with their children have lower levels of testosterone: a physiological change that helps them get activated quickly in case the child needs it.

Anorexia nervosa: psychiatric and metabolic disease

The disturbance of nutrition could have a second origin, still little investigated

Appreciating black humor is a symptom of intelligence

Put your friends to the test: those who laugh at the taste of the jokes; dismal and & quot; incorrect & quot; it generally has even more high IQ values ​​and lower levels of aggression;. & nbsp;

We are better than we believe

Behavior: in front of a fight we pull back in the tests, but we intervene in real life

An app to find out if we are at risk of depression

L ' idea & egrave; of a California startup: an app that looks for the symptoms of depression (or the distinctive traits of a predisposition) in the way we use the smartphone. The community scientific for & ograve; & Egrave; (almost all) skeptical ...

Anxiety: affects women more than men

Anxiety disorders are more pronounced; typically feminine, and widespread especially in Europe and North America. How can we explain this double prevalence?

Art and science of taste at the Milan Triennale

The "Gola. Arte e Scienza del gusto" exhibition at the Milan Triennale from January 31st to March 12th 2014 explores taste, explains it this way and how it works. And because if we are greedy it is not our fault.

Who is Anna Freud?

Anne Freud, the last daughter of Sigmund Freud, follower; the paternal and goddess footprints; the basics of child psychoanalysis. Today, Google celebrates its 119th anniversary of birth (it was born in Vienna on December 3rd 1895).

Listen (without looking): this is how you understand the emotions of others

Facial expressions can lead you astray. To really understand what the other person feels, it is better to open your ears and clear your mind of visual distractions.

When we listen to music, the unexpected generates pleasure in the brain

Do the unexpected agreements of a song send you into raptures? You are not alone: ​​music acts on a key mechanism in the reward system of the central system, very useful for learning.

6 factors that influence self-control and 6 tips to resist temptation

Dominate sex, hunger and anger & egrave; decisive for success and health. But education is not enough: here are 6 factors that influence self-control (and 6 tips to resist temptation).

Selective listening, that's how the brain can distinguish the sounds it wants to hear

Even in the middle of the noise we are able to focus attention only on the voice of our interlocutor: but how can the brain do it? The experts' explanation.

Those unexpected aspects that (perhaps) say who you are

It can be written; understand the personality of someone from his smartphone? The party for those who vote for pets? 6 unexpected predictive factors that say a lot about who we are.

How long is our attention online?

Pi & ugrave; or less a week, as a study on air accidents shows. But the curious fact is that the disasters more serious do not arouse more interest; prolonged than those of lesser entity.

Santa Claus? Because your son pretends to believe it

After the age of 7, many children perpetuate the myth of the old bearded man to benefit from gifts, even though they have now discovered the truth. & Nbsp;

Have so many friends extend your life?

Psychology: having so many friends extends life?

Defenseless children make the intelligent man

A new, fascinating theory about the origins of advanced capabilities human cognitive: they may have evolved in response to the needs of newborns dependent on adults in all respects.

Welcome to aliens

According to some psychologists the discovery of extraterrestrial life would not send us into a panic, but we would be thrilled (probably for a while).

But no, today is not the saddest day of the year

Really this Monday; & egrave;, for science, the pi & ugrave; depressing of 2019? Only if you believe it. The origins of a hoax that has great success on social media.

Brain training: it works if you believe it

According to a study by American psychologists, those starting out are convinced that the specific exercise can make it become more intelligent, gets better results than those who train without knowing why.

Buffaloes and fake news: why we bite

According to a recent study we are naturally inclined to believe what we are told, even when it comes to hoaxes or fake news.

Bond, James Bond. Impotent and alcoholic

007 & egrave; the secret agent is famous and indestructible in the world. But if his habits of various aperitifs and libations are not disinformation ... he has some serious problems. Science says it.

The psychology of Santa Claus

To reveal or not that the old man with the beard does not exist? Semi-serious guide for parents struggling with flying sledges, reindeer and goblins.

Buffaloes and conspiracies: because many believe it

The ancient reasons that decree the fortune of the anti-science, and how to communicate with those who do not seem to want to hear.

Is a football game as exciting as a 250 km / h race?

How does our organism react to the tension of a football match or the adrenaline rush of a breathtaking 250km / h race?

Football: goals are made with neuroscience

Some special tests can highlight the strengths of the soccer champions and improve the team.

Bad news: better if they arrive when we are stressed

The human being is an incurable optimist, and tends to assimilate more; easily positive information. Being in a situation of perceived risk leads to take note of the reality; in more pi & ugrave; honest and objective.