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Does dopamine explain why slackers slack?

Don't have any motivation at work today? You may be able to blame your brain and its relationship with the chemical dopamine.

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The 10 most annoying sounds and why they bother us

The sound of nails on a chalkboard or screams may send shivers down the spine for a good reason. A new study shows annoying sounds trigger a highly emotional response in the brain.

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It’s one of those mornings: Last night was a crazy one and getting out of bed feels tougher than climbing out of a subterranean pit.

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Healthy holiday party crockpot recipes

Hosting a holiday party this year? Between hanging festive decorations, stocking up on booze, and cleaning the house, you’ve got plenty of work to do before it’s time to let your hair down and put on a Santa cap.

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