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Consciousness and the Modularity of Mind

Trying to characterize the “architecture of the mind” is one of the central projects in cognitive science. From understanding what neurons actually …

Consciousness

UI/UX Glossary. Web Design Issues.

Perhaps you remember our previous issue of UI/UX Glossary dedicated to general terms of creating design with high level of usability. We were …

UI Design

From Google, A Totally New Way To Animate

Virtual reality has the potential to change design forever. But so far, it’s just that: potential. We’re still awaiting countless practical demonstrations of real software that makes a better alternative to the streamlined desktop tools we have today.<p>Well, now you can put VR’s tally to at least one …

Virtual Reality

3 Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Solve Their Talent Problem

The impact of “social entrepreneurs” — individuals who deploy innovation and market forces to fill social needs — is growing. Bringing light to Africa, mobile banking to Bangladesh, low-cost health care to Nepal, or better school lunches to the American cafeteria: In all these cases, the private …

Entrepreneurship

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language

Gamification: The Ultimate Strategy to Boost App User Engagement

The other day I was on this quiz app and was frivolously checking out random quizzes and topics, not that it was my first day on that app—I used to …

The Role Of Social Media In Film Marketing

Films are about bringing people together and sharing ideas. We watch trailers, connect with our social circles, and then share the cinematic experience. Before the advent of social media, word of mouth was the only true method of accomplishing this -- aided in part by previews and ads in …

Public Relations

Conscious Communication: A Key Ingredient to Your Marriage

Conscious Communication: A Key Ingredient to Your MarriageOur intimate relationships can be the most incredible, nurturing, and fulfilling …

Fun-Da-Mental

'Pronoia' and other emotions you never knew you had

In recent years, neuroscience has introduced a new way of thinking about our emotions. The scientists behind the latest brain-imaging studies say they can now pinpoint with precision where these feelings are located within our heads. In 2013, for instance, a team of psychologists published a study …

University of London

While the promise of virtual reality for the purposes of engaging consumers and other stakeholders may not be trending in mainstream consciousness quite yet, there are many reasons to believe it might be very soon. As someone who has been on the front lines of innovation in advertising, digital marketing, and branding over the last two decades – leading groundbreaking projects such as GE’s Ecomagination campaign and Obama’s HopeActChange.com site, among others – Robert Holzer is in a fantastic position to explain why and how virtual reality can serve as a next-level tool for empathy building and stakeholder engagement.

While the promise of virtual reality for the purposes of engaging consumers and other stakeholders may not be trending in mainstream consciousness …

Sex and the Smart Phone

Source: Spreadshirt/Spreadshirt.net<p>In “Random Love: To Hook Up or to Not Hook Up,” I wrote about the disturbing implications of Peggy Orenstein’s</i> …

Relationships

Understanding Others

Source: Alejandro J. de Parga/Shutterstock<p>Some of the defining memories of my childhood revolve around the phrase <i>tsaved tanem</i>. This cumbersome little …

Psychology