University of California - Santa Barbara

Documenting effects of nature on human well-being

Nature may turn out to be the best medicine when it comes to human well-being. Providing such necessities of life as food, water and shelter, nature not only underpins and controls the conditions in which ...

Oct 23, 2013
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Study reveals brain connections for introspection

(Medical Xpress)—The human mind is not only capable of cognition and registering experiences but also of being introspectively aware of these processes. Until now, scientists have not known if such introspection ...

Oct 16, 2013
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Analysis of Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage

With this morning's landmark Supreme Court rulings –– and Gov. Jerry Brown's announcement that county clerks will soon begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples –– California becomes the 13th state to legalize ...

Jun 27, 2013
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