If someone else tickles you, it feels much more intense than when you try to tickle yourself. This is because your brain is already predicting what your own tickles will feel like.
Is our behavior shaped by nature or by nurture, that is, by genes or by environment? Nature and nurture are not exactly like chicken and egg, but more like one big chicken-egg scramble that simmers continuously throughout our lives and is stirred and seasoned all the time.
It is believed that children start to feel their sex identity and express their own gender by the age of three. However, if we consider that gender/sex identity is not something that you build from one day to the next, one question remains: how and when do we start embodying our gender/sex?
Ritalin is prescribed to people diagnosed with ADHD so that they can study better. For this reason, students without ADHD have also begun to use Ritalin. But does such a pill work as well for them as it does for students with ADHD?
More and more people choose to not eat meat or animal products, that is, to become vegetarian. One of the most often heard counterarguments for being vegetarian is that you would miss out on several nutrients. But is this true?