Know by Heart

Woman looking at other woman with wondering face

Do I know you? My heart says yes! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Memories…light the corners of our minds! But what about our hearts? Enter Katia Mattarozzi and colleagues from University of Bologna in Italy. They wondered – is there a connection between heart

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Baby Feels

A little boy smiling with an open mouth

  My grandma used to say: ’A chubby baby means a happy baby’. But is that true? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Meet Louis Schmidt and colleagues from McMaster University in Canada. They recorded the incomes from families whose babies were born underweight. About

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World Smiles Back

Close up photo of a women's smile and dark hair

  Smile, and the world smiles back? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying… Cheer up! You look so much better when flaunting those pearly whites. But does smiling REALLY lift our spirits? Fernando Marmolejo-Ramos from the University of South Australia and colleagues wondered. Does

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Kindness Ripples

Like Grandma said, doing good makes you feel good! But can you PROVE it? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Selfless acts like feeding the hungry warm your heart. But do they influence your FUTURE actions? Kristin Layous and colleagues from California State University, East

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Seeing is…Feeling?

Can you trust your …eyes? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. A lot of our feelings come from what we see. Imagine how you feel looking at a colorful sunset, or a deep car scrape. But could our FEELINGS change how we SEE things? Erika

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