Topic: research

Burned: Study Shows Burns and Break-Ups Are Same in Brain

Burned: Study Shows Burns and Break-Ups Are Same in Brain

If you’ve ever been dumped, you likely know the searing pain that such an experience brings — the feeling of hurt manifested in what seems to be a physical way.

Well, here’s a little good news for you: you’re not crazy. And in fact, you likely did go through something akin to physical pain after your lovah left, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Michigan. More »

5 Ways To Attract Men Using Science

5 Ways To Attract Men Using Science

A lot has been written about how to attract people of the opposite sex using information gleaned from research. And if I were a researcher, I’d probably want to study the exact same thing — because what could be more interesting than awkward human interaction that doesn’t involve you?

That said, here are five ways to attract men using proven scientific methods, based on our collective (read: my) years of reading about science and about dating. More »

Et tu, Brute?

Et tu, Brute?

 I found this video on the Dr. Bronner’s website. Very, very eye opening. I feel betrayed. Buyer beware, as they say. Who knew I needed to be extra vigilante when buying hand soaps even when they are labeled as organic or natural. One … More »

Parabens: What are They?

Parabens: What are They?

Learning all I can about living a more “natural” life, especially through beauty and personal care products, I keep hearing the word “paraben” and “Paraben-Free” So, what exactly are parabens? Parabens are a group of chemicals widely used as preservatives … More »