Tag Archives: because

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep

Narcolepsy seems to be associated with creativityagsandrew/Getty By Jessica Hamzelou Living at the border between wakefulness and a dream world may do wonders for your creativity. People with narcolepsy are excessively sleepy during the day and can often drift off. Isabelle Arnulf, who treats narcolepsy at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, noticed that her patients seemed… Read More »

People avoid feeling empathy 65% of the time because it ‘takes more work’

Caring is hard, study finds: People avoid feeling empathy 65% of the time because it ‘takes more work’ Empathy allows us to bond and encourages philanthropy by cognitively feeling what other people are feeling People avoid  empathy 65 percent of the time because it feels mentally difficult and they are insecure about their ability to… Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ‘quits’ Facebook because it ‘poses public health risk’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she’s quit using Facebook and cut down on her use of social media in general, citing the adverse psychological results overuse of the social media site can have on users. During an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” the freshman lawmaker from New York admitted that while her popularity on… Read More »