Did You Know?

Parasympathetic

Your central nervous system has two branches, the parasympathetic (think: peace) nervous system and the sympathetic (think: stress) nervous system. The two work like a switch — when one is turned on, the other is off.

Your Lifespan

Your sense of smell is linked to your lifespan. Researchers say older adults who suffer an impaired olfactory sense are more likely to die within 5 years.

Shaky Finances

Apparently, just thinking about shaky finances can drop IQ by the equivalent of 13 points. Seriously? Click here to read more.

The DSM 5

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which is psychiatry’s diagnostic “bible”, contains definitions of all mental disorders. Read here how experts say the psychiatry’s guide is out of touch with science.

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The percentage of men who wash their hands in rest rooms when they are reminded to do so by bathroom signs!