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What causes depression?
Professor Gordon Parker looks at what we do - and don’t - know about depression.
Here's how you can stand out at work
Believe it or not, personality and not skill makes you a great employee.
These are the countries with nuclear weapons
North Korea may have more than triple the number of nuclear weapons that experts recently estimated, according to a story by The Washington Post.
There’s an argument for inequality. It’s wrong and this is why
Research suggests that the theory of having only a few people with most of the wealth, motivates others, is wrong.
These are the 25 most high-tech cities in the world
If you want to know what the future will look like, these are the cities to keep an eye on.
How to control your emotions
A scientific reports study indicates that third-person self-talk may constitute a relatively effortless form of self-control.
These countries have the most official languages
Most countries have one or two official national languages, while a few, including the United States and Mexico, have none.
Why loneliness may be a greater public health hazard than obesity
Researchers believe loneliness is so deadly because it can lead to a number of issues, including disrupted sleep patterns.
Science says: Women have more active brains than men
The findings could help explain why women are more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, insomnia and eating disorders.
Why sitting down all day is bad for your brain
Too much sitting can increase the risk of early death.
Being intelligent could make you prone to making stereotypical judgements
In this research, the authors considered how pattern recognition could be detrimental in terms of social bias.
What went wrong with South America’s richest country?
Venezuela's economy is shrinking at an alarming rate, while at the same time inflation is spiralling out of control. Poverty and violent unrest have ensued.
Technology: A blessing and a curse
The invention of the wheel was one of humanity’s earliest cultural achievements. Another was the domestication of animals.
The most important choice you can make to maximise your happiness
A great deal of research has found that humans have a limited amount of mental energy to devote to making choices.
The healing power of hip hop
Prosecutors in the US have labelled rap lyrics a criminal threat, and numerous studies have been undertaken on the harmful influence of hip hop on kids.
These are 2017’s most attractive employers for students
The largest and most high-profile tech as well as financial and professional services companies continue to pull in millennials.
There’s a bright side to stress
The study looked at what happens in the brain when people who are highly stressed try to empathise with others.
There’s a compelling reason scientists think we’ve never found aliens
These consequences of human activity could be the thing that prevents our civilization from advancing much further.