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Carolina Avendano

Carolina is a journalism student based in Canada who enjoys learning and sharing information about how to lead a meaningful life. She is passionate about traditional culture, handmade crafts, and the connection between humans and nature.
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Should We Evaluate Animal Intelligence in Assessing the Value of Animals’ Lives?
As our understanding of animal intelligence and capabilities grows, a growing number of scientists have begun to rethink the way animal cognition is assessed, resulting in compelling findings about unique animal capabilities that surpass human...
Mozart Music Enhances Everything From Brain Power to Microbial Activity
Music is an essential component of life for many of us. Depending on the tune, music can make us feel joyful, melancholy, playful or bold. Yet scientists have discovered that music not only affects our...
Arc Gene–Unraveling the Mystery of Memories
What is the Arc gene? Our knowledge of the human brain is largely based on our understanding of neurons. After years of research, we have come to understand that our brain cells communicate with each...
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Fun Face Exercises for a Youthful Appearance
Aging is a natural process that, with any luck, we will all experience sooner or later. As our cells eventually lose their ability to divide and multiply, face exercises become a useful tool for maintaining...
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Three Meals a Day? Or Is There a Better Way?
Eating is an essential component of our day, often taken as three complete meals. A delicious breakfast might be an incentive to get out of bed in the morning, while lunchtime provides an opportunity to...
Changing Minds With Compassion Rather Than Coercion
Changing minds is a delicate issue. While it can easily be done through manipulation for selfish intentions, genuinely elevating a person's understanding with your heartfelt application takes some serious considerations. Do you think you have...
Soul Searching – Exploring our Spiritual Existence
The existence of the soul has long been a subject of debate. While materialist views assert that our thoughts and ideas are created by the brain, others argue that human consciousness transcends our tangible world,...
Insects in Decline: How and Why to Help These Little Heroes
It is estimated that there are 10 quintillion insects on our planet—about 1.4 billion insects for every person—and what’s more, they make up about 90 percent of all global animal species and more than half...
‘Plants Have Intelligence’: UBC Professor Findings
Our modern science has studied humans and animals for much longer than it has closely observed plants. It was not until the last few decades that scientists started pondering the potential of these seemingly simple...
The Delicious History of Ice Cream – One of the World’s Oldest Desserts
Ice cream is an all-time favorite dessert that has been satisfying our sweet cravings for over 2,500 years. Its remote origins and fascinating evolution can take us on a journey through time to explore how...
Get Unstuck Today – Recognize Your Roadblocks and Plow Past Them
Being stuck in a rut is an unpleasant yet common experience. The strong desire to get unstuck coupled with the apparent inability to turn things around can numb us and make us forget the limitless...
Reset Your Biological Clock and Become More Productive, More Proactive
The time we go to bed and how much sleep we need is unique to each of us. Our sleep cycle and circadian rhythm is what scientists refer to as our chronotype; yet there are...