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what does it mean to be human and more importantly how does one get good at it?
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4 Fascinating Facts on Why You Are Easily Distracted (and not likely to read all of this)

4 Fascinating Facts on Why You Are Easily Distracted (and not likely to read all of this) | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
Go on and admit it, you have a terrible attention span. But it’s not all your fault.
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This Just In: Grow a Bigger Brain Without Getting Off the Couch!

This Just In: Grow a Bigger Brain Without Getting Off the Couch! | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
A couple of months ago, published an article demonstrating that aerobic exercise can increase the size of your hippocampus.
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The Advantages of Tourette’s

The Advantages of Tourette’s | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
John Updike, in his memoir Self-Consciousness, devotes an entire chapter to his lifelong struggle with stuttering.
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Sleepy or Empathetic: What Does Yawning Mean? [The Thoughtful Animal]

Sleepy or Empathetic: What Does Yawning Mean? [The Thoughtful Animal] | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
You know that old phrase, "monkey see, monkey do"? Well, there might be something to it, except that chimpanzees aren't monkeys. (Sadly, "ape see, ape do" just doesn't have the same ring to it.
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Bad at video games? Your brain structure may be at fault

Bad at video games? Your brain structure may be at fault | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
The next time you get your butt handed to you by a "Nintendo-hard" game, don't feel bad—new research shows that it isn't that you're bad at video games—parts of your brain might just be smaller than the same areas in elite gamers.
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GOOD Asks the Experts: Is The "Paleolithic Diet" Really Better? - Food - GOOD

GOOD Asks the Experts: Is The "Paleolithic Diet" Really Better? - Food - GOOD | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
Should we try to eat like an early hominin? And what did our evolutionary ancestors actually eat, anyway? GOOD talks to four experts. (RT @katewong: THIS RT @HumanOrigins Q&A with four experts on the "Paleo Diet": http://bit.
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Top 10 Self-Control Strategies

Top 10 Self-Control Strategies | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
The science of self-control: use rewards, commitments, self-affirmation, adjust values, fight the unconscious and more... Self-control is vital to our success. People who have good self-control tend to be both more popular and more successful in many...
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Sign the Declaration | International Harm Reduction Association

Sign the Declaration | International Harm Reduction Association | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
RT @ethannadelmann: Sign IHRA's declaration "HIV and Injecting Drug Use: A Global Call for Action." http://www.ihra.
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If "Religion is natural", what about atheism?

If "Religion is natural", what about atheism? | How to be a good human | Scoop.it
In 'cognition and culture' circles, it is almost a matter of common wisdom, it seems, to claim that religious belief is ...
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