Monday Reads
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Monday Reads

We know acetaminophen, aka Tylenol, relieves your pain (a physical sensation), but research now shows it may reduce your positive feelings (an emotional sensation). This shows pain and pleasure may be more linked than we thought. Everyone rolls their eyes at messy teenagers, but there’s a scientific reason why they’re averse to neatness. The 2016 … Continue reading

Book Review: Born on a Blue Day
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Book Review: Born on a Blue Day

If you’ve seen Rain Man, you’re familiar with the extremely rare Savant Syndrome, which affects a small portion of those with Asperger’s, on the autistic spectrum.  Daniel Tammet is the real deal.  In this memoir, he describes what was going through his mind as a child while he struggled with the anxiety of social interaction.  He also describes … Continue reading