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Can Singing Lead to a Longer, Healthier Life?

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October 4, 2013
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A new study underway at the University of California, San Francisco aims to find out if singing in a choir can help with aging. As AP's Haven Daley explains, the possible benefits of singing are both mental and physical.


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Buzz60 (Feb. 28, 2013) — A study found that people who are more pessimistic about their future tend to live longer than people who have brighter expectations. The researchers suggest that a negative outlook makes people live healthier lifestyles.
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How Food Affects Your Mood

How Food Affects Your Mood

Buzz60 (Mar. 18, 2013) — Research over the past 20 years says that our food may determine our mood even more than once was thought. Foods that are processed or high in fat or sugar can make someone more angry or violent than someone who eats healthier, say nutritionists. Patrick Jones has the story.
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Vaccine Autism Debate a Side Effect of Self Delusion

Vaccine Autism Debate a Side Effect of Self Delusion

FORA.tv (Jan. 24, 2013) — Wonderfest discusses the complexity of human overconfidence and the frailty of knowledge. While self-confidence is a prized human attribute, too much confidence can be obnoxious, pernicious, and even deadly. This audience-participation talk will present a simple 10-question quiz to measure an important aspect of individual self-confidence. With analysis and discussion of these measurements, audience members will be better able to calibrate properly their personal levels of self-confidence. The ultimate goal will be a "healthier skepticism" toward one's own depth of knowledge about the world. Presented in collaboration with the Bay Area Skeptics.
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Eating Junk Food Causes Irreversible Memory Loss

Eating Junk Food Causes Irreversible Memory Loss

Buzz60 (Dec. 19, 2013) — Scientists in Australia are saying eating junk food for even a short amount of time can cause irreversible memory loss. The conclusions from tests with mice who ate a diet full of sugar and fat show the mice were unable to recognize places as well as mice who had had a healthier diet. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest.
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