1. Want to enjoy dinner? Keep phones away
The researchers asked more than 300 people to go to dinner with friends and family at a restaurant. Participants were randomly assigned to either keep their phones on the table or to put their phones away during the meal. After the meal, they were asked a variety of questions, including how much they enjoyed the experience. When phones were present, participants felt more distracted, which reduced how much they enjoyed spending time with their friends and family (about half a point less on a seven-point scale), the researchers found.
Source: Financial Express
2. Why People With Anxiety May Have Better Memories
Anxiety may come with a silver lining, a new study suggests: Feeling anxious in a new situation may help you remember it more vividly.Too much anxiety, though, can have the opposite effect, by impairing recall and causing people to remember neutral details in a negative light.The new study, published in the journal Brain Sciences, serves as reassurance that a little bit of nervousness can be a good thing.
3. Celebrate A Healthy Holi With These Amazing Skincare Tips And Homemade Herbal Colors
Holi, the festival of colors, the start of warm weather, and the triumph of good over evil, is all about togetherness, fun, laughter and filling the air with colors of warmth and love. But this beautiful festival of colors could turn into a nightmare if you use cheap, toxic chemicals for playing Holi.The synthetic colors can contain toxic chemicals which come in contact with your skin and cause allergic reactions like itching, swelling, and dermatitis.So, the best way to ensure a safe and joyous Holi is to make your own herbal colors and follow some skin care tips that can ensure healthy skin this Holi.
4. Alcohol Consumption Could Be The Biggest Risk Factor Of Dementia: Study
Excessive alcohol consumption is the most prevalent risk factor for developing dementia claimed a recent French-based study, published in the The Lancet Public Health journal. The nationwide observational study said that over one million adults were diagnosed with dementia in France.