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What Tests Will My Doctor Use to Diagnose Vertigo?

Your doctor may use tests like the Dix-Hallpike maneuver, the head impulse test, the Romberg test, or the Fukuda-Unterberger test to see if you have vertigo.

Real-Life Examples of Cognitive Dissonance

It’s something you experience on a regular basis, but what is it? Dive into everyday examples of the psychological phenomenon and how it affects you.

How Cognitive Dissonance Affects Your Relationships

Too much unresolved cognitive dissonance can be a problem. It affects all types of relationships, from friendship to dating to marriage, and plays a role in abusive relationships, too.

Cognitive Dissonance in Ads, Marketing, and Media

Advertisers, marketers, and public relations pros purposely create cognitive dissonance to try to sway your beliefs and behaviors. What’s your best defense? Awareness.

What Is Cognitive Dissonance?

The theory and definition of cognitive dissonance describes the tension that occurs when your beliefs and behaviors don’t match up. Learn why it can play an important role in your everyday health and wellness.

5 Surprising Causes of Memory Loss

Before you start worrying about Alzheimer’s disease, consider whether stress, anxiety, poor sleep, or a medication might be causing your forgetfulness.

Leaded Gasoline Exhaust Shrank IQ for Half of U.S. Adults

Childhood exposure to car exhaust from leaded gasoline has stolen a collective 824 million IQ points from more than 170 million Americans alive today, roughly half the population, a new study suggests.

Just 1 Drink a Day May Prematurely Age Your Brain

While heavy drinking has long been linked to cognitive decline, a new study suggests that it might not take much alcohol at all to trigger negative changes in the brain.
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