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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Scientists say the brain purposely forgets certain memories in order to avoid information overload, and emotional hangovers. The only sense that doesn’t fully rest when we are sleeping is our hearing. In the Netherlands, workers can be absent for up to two years while receiving 70% of their salary as sick pay. A study found that the heaviest social media users had twice the risk of disturbed sleep compared with the lightest users.   Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com  …

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Five Foods That May Increase Your IQ

Five Foods That May Increase Your IQ

A healthy diet as you’re growing up may help you have a higher IQ, while a diet high in processed foods, fat and sugar may result in a lower IQ, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health in February 2011. Many of the same foods typically recommended for a healthy diet may also be good for your IQ. Fish and Omega-3 Sources Omega-3 fats, found in many types of fish and seafood, walnuts and…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Broccoli, cabbage, and brussel sprouts all contain a little bit of cyanide. Eating them primes your liver to deal better with other poisons. Only 6 percent of doctors today are happy with their jobs. If everyone in the world washed their hands properly, we could save 1 million lives a year. Smelling green apples and bananas can help you lose weight. Sleep makes you more creative and makes your memories stronger. Coffee can lower your risk of tooth decay. Happy…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Secretly thinking you’re better than everyone else is good for your mental health, researchers suggest. Memory improves when you imagine yourself doing something. Drinking 2 cups of cold water on an empty stomach can boost metabolism by 30%. Five Things you can do to help you be happier: 1. Meditation 2. Smiling 3. Exercise 4. Help others 5. Follow your passion. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

If someone truly loves you, they tend to hug you for at least 5 seconds or more. Changing how you walk affects your mood. Studies show that the walking through a doorway causes memory lapses, which is why we walk into another room, only to forget why we did. Emotions are contagious. Unpleasant or negative emotions are more contagious than neutral or positive emotions. Coffee is the second most traded commodity on Earth after oil. 1% of people are addicted…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Coffee improves short term memory, creativity and alertness. Bees are directly responsible for the production of 70% of fruits, vegetables, seeds, and nuts that we consume on a daily basis. Faking a smile will actually boost your mood.   Chocolate, sex and laughter are all key to a healthy brain. North American school buses are yellow because humans see yellow faster than any other color, which is important for avoiding accidents. Eating strawberries can improve vision and also help to…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Washing your hands makes you more optimistic. 11% of the world is left-handed. It takes 5 different parts of your brain for you to understand and laugh at a joke. Our brains have a negativity bias and will remember negative memories more than good ones. This helps us to better protect ourselves. It’s ok and “I’m fine” are the two most common lies spoken in the world. A protein in human saliva called histatin can help wounds heal faster. A…

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11 Ways Men And Women Think Differently

11 Ways Men And Women Think Differently

Men and women are different. There are some good biological reasons for that. Studies of brain scans of men and women show that women tend to use both sides of their brain because they have a larger corpus callosum. This is the bridge between the two hemispheres of the brain and allows women to share information between those two halves of the brain faster than men. Men tend to use the left side of the brain which is the more…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

80% of the time, it’s not that a person changed…. you just never knew who they actually were.  The average amount of time a woman can keep a secret is 47 hours and 15 minutes. A human adult is made up of about 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms. Lack of sleep causes the brain to remember events incorrectly.   The male brain is 10% bigger than the female’s but the female brain works more efficiently. Because the English language is so complex, every…

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This Type of Exercise May Guard Against Dementia

This Type of Exercise May Guard Against Dementia

People who worked out on a bike, a treadmill, or the elliptical showed improvement in their memory and problem solving skills after six months, a new study found. Working out is good for you in more ways than we can count, but a new study may have uncovered a new perk for people with memory problems. Researchers from the Wake Forest School of Medicine found that aerobic exercise appears to boost thinking skills and brain volume in adults diagnosed with…

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