Science says your attraction meter is similar to a video game: If you’re a woman, you’ll score two points for having a lower back curve (you look fertile), gain a point for being intelligent, but lose one for being too smart. Bonus points if you look young. If you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a significant other, you can thank your brain and your basic mating drive for choosing that person — not your heart — said Helen Fisher, a biological anthropologist and research fellow at The Kinsey Institute. (February 11, 2019)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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