Month: February 2017

How technology gets us hooked

The Long Read: From a young age, humans love to press buttons that light up and make a noise. The thrill of positive feedback lies at the heart of addiction to gambling, games, and social media Not long ago, I stepped into a lift on the 18th floor of a tall building in New York […]

Reduce Hypertension With Deep Relaxation

It is known that hypertension can be caused by stress. It is why we are advised to build some relaxation time into our daily routine. How effective is relaxation is lowering high blood pressure? I have investigated this by conducting an (unscientific) experiment of my own into deep relaxation. The results were surprising. Different types […]