The researchers report in the online journal PLoS One that, compared to silence, the sound of their favorite songs increased risk-taking, while disliked music decreased it. Specifically, they write, “the frequency for accepting a gamble is 54.1 percent for favorite music, vs. 47.4 percent for disliked music. When no music was playing, the acceptance rate […]
Following up on my previous post: National Law Journal, Ex-Law School Employee in Fraud Case Fires Back: A former graduate and employee of Arizona Summit Law School is claiming that she has ample grounds to sue for discrimination and fraud despite the school’s arguments that her lawsuit is meritless. Plaintiff...
There will be no third Harper Lee novel on bookstore shelves. In early August, the Wall Street Journal reported that Harper Lee’s attorney, Tonja Carter, hinted that an unpublished manuscript had been found in Lee’s security deposit box. Show More Summary
Jorge Ramos, the Univision reporter/anchor who was famously thrown out of a Donald Trump circle jerk for practicing journalism without permission has a long history of pissing off dangerous, rich, powerful criminals. Read the rest
To keep your body twisting and turning with ease, try this Simple Reclining Twist from teacher Barbara Benagh. The post Day 6: Let’s twist! appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Keep your energy steady and strong for today’s yoga practice by eating small portions—often. The post Day 5: Fuel your practice with breakfast bars appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Try to cultivate self-compassion by including this reflection in your meditation or yoga practice. The post Day 4: Meditate on self-compassion appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Psychologist Dr. Jose Duarte writes: The Lewandowsky, Gignac, and Oberauer paper in PLOS ONE has been substantially corrected. I had alerted the journal last fall that there were serious errors in the paper, including the presence of a 32,757-year-old in the data, along with a 5-year-old and six other minors. The paleoparticipant in particular had…
Coordinate movement with your breath to really bring your poses to life. Learn how to pair breathing with different types of poses. The post Day 3: Sync up breath and body appeared first on Yoga Journal.
After a long day parked at your desk, are your hips telling you tales of tight, achy woe? Open your hips and boost flexibility with these poses. The post Day 2: Open up + focus on hip flexibility appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Speaking of freedom of the press, wrote Thomas Jefferson, "When the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe." Last week, three journalists reminded us of the power of freedom of the press to enlighten political debate.Show More Summary
Older people today are sharper than ever but need to get in better physical shape, a new study found. German research published in the journal PLOS ONE said that while older people's cognitive processing speed was strong, the average physical health of the older population has declined. Show More Summary
National Journal has a new piece out today that highlights the continuing controversy over the Federal Aviation Administration’s failure thus far to publish a final rule governing the operation of drones in domestic airspace (FAA’s current unmanned aerial system (UAS) guidance can be found here). Show More Summary
The European Union is likely to extend sanctions targeting some 190 officials and firms from Russia and self-proclaimed people's republics in eastern Ukraine until March 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday citing diplomatic sources.
Of all the injured Nationals hitters who have had an impact on the season, Ryan Zimmerman’s return from his left foot plantar fasciitis has been the most encouraging. While slow returns by Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon dragged on the offense, Zimmerman found his rhythm quicker, capped by his best month yet in August.Read full article >>
Enjoy a healthy snack from your local bees this fall with one of these four flavored honey pairings. The post 4 Ways to Enjoy Local Raw Honey this Fall Season appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Teachers often advise students to start their practice by setting an intention. Here's how to find the right intention to carry you through your practice. The post Day 1: Set an intention appeared first on Yoga Journal.
With the expansion of broadcast networks, the rise of heavily trafficked niche outlets, and ever-popular local coverage, sports journalism is one of the few beats that can be called a media growth industry. That’s why universities are recalibrating to train students for the field. Show More Summary
Retired Las Vegas Metro Police Lieutenant Randy Sutton says that the media is responsible for advocating "the war on cops by using race baiting and irresponsible journalism to paint an improper picture of the issues that law enforcement...Show More Summary
A study recently published online in the Journal of Criminal Justice is being touted as proof that NFL players on the whole are better behaved than the media and public generally assume, but there's a finding within the numbers that's...Show More Summary