A few good reads: mind and body

Microbiomes Exploring the idea that hospital microbiomes could someday be engineered. And continuing the topic of microbiomes: obesity surgery may work by remaking your gut microbiome.   Modifying your mind via physical stimuli, or modifying your body by stimulating the mind Autism symptom reduction using a drug developed for African sleeping sickness. Increasing social sensitivity in autistic Read more about A few good reads: mind and body[…]

A few good reads: discoveries

Inner discoveries A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to question their intuition.  I wonder whether they will follow this up with a study on women.  Are we more, less, or just as susceptible to the influence of testosterone? Acetaminophen dulls pain and empathy, according to new research. A new paper tests more than 50 Read more about A few good reads: discoveries[…]

A few good reads

Psychology A visualization of some good relationship advice. Good relationship advice (some of it for non-romantic relationships too), presented as wedding vows. Good advice on how to care for someone with depression. Some excellent advice on picking a life partner. The value of a smile in networking.   Data and visualization A fabulous list of Read more about A few good reads[…]