Men have bigger brains than women—who’s smarter? Science weighs in

Men have bigger brains than women—who’s smarter? Science weighs in

According to a recent study at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, men are more intelligent than women as a result of their larger brain size. On average, men’s brains are approximately 14 percent larger than women’s. The study used MRI scans to identify the brain size of 875 volunteers between the ages of 22 and 37 as part of the Human…

Working Out Is Easier If You Tell Yourself You Like It

Working Out Is Easier If You Tell Yourself You Like It

Does lying to yourself work? Surprisingly, yes. According to American researchers, if you tell yourself that you really like working out, you’ll find it easier to get started and end up doing it more. Yes, even if you hate it. Researchers at the University of Colorado recruited 98 adult participants and had them run on a treadmill for 30 minutes…

Revenge Really Does Make You Happier

Revenge Really Does Make You Happier

Maybe the old Klingon proverb is right: revenge really is a dish best served cold. However you take it, though, you’ll like it. Psychologists have found that taking revenge will make you measurably happier. In the first part of the study, participants had to write personal essays which they’d switch with other participants to get some feedback. However, some participants…

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