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When Do We Really Reach Adulthood?
People are considered “adults” when they turn 18, and given all the rights and responsibilities therein. But new research indicates our brains don’t reach adulthood until we’re much older — and ignoring that could be damaging to young…
Is It Healthy to Talk to Yourself?
At some point or another, most of us have caught ourselves speaking out loud to, well, no one. But although you may think talking to yourself makes you look crazy, scientists say it could actually have some real benefits.
Changing Your Name After Marriage Could Cost You $500,000
The old tradition of a woman taking her husband’s last name after marriage, while still common, is happening less frequently among modern brides. They sometimes eschew the custom for professional or personal reasons, or simply because changing your name can be a flat-out pain.
Now the…