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43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …

Consciousness

A Test for Consciousness?

Will we ever really know what, or even where, consciousness is? Is there any way to get at it scientifically, conclusively? Week by week we hear …

34 Mindful Ways to Remind Yourself Just How Much You're Worth

Did you get the memo that you're one of the people who deserves kindness from you?<p>When you take an airplane, airline personnel specifically tell you that, in the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before you help anyone else. The rationale is simple--you can't come to anyone's aid …

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

Where does consciousness come from? Brain scientist closes in on the claustrum

SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, neuroscientist Christof Koch has been searching for the seat of consciousness — a quest that has taken him deep within …

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

Consciousness

Educationism: The hidden bias we often ignore

A subtle form of discrimination exists towards those who are less educated and it divides society in a number of ways.<p>The first time Lance Fusarelli set foot on a university campus, he felt surrounded by people who seemed to know more than him – about society, social graces and “everything that was …

Education