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Talking to yourself may boost brainpower

3 years agoHealth : The Body Odd

By Charles ChoiLiveScienceTalking to yourself might not mean you are crazy — it can actually benefit thinking and perception, researchers say. People often talk to themselves — most do so at least every few days, and many report doing so on an hourly bas …
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Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

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Do You Talk To Yourself? [(Not So) Crazy Talk]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (5 years ago)

Confession: I talk to myself all day, almost every day. But I swear, it's not because I'm insane. I actually talk to myself because I have to — I had ruined my wrists with typing by the age of 21, and ever since then I've used voice... Read Post

It doesn’t mean you’re crazy –- talking to yourself has cognitive benefits, study finds

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Most people talk to themselves at least every few days, and many report talking to themselves on an hourly basis. What purpose is served by this seemingly irrational behavior? Previous research has suggested that such self-directed ... Read Post

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