Andi Sumadi

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'Alone time' is really good for you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

This Is What Happens In The Brain During An Out-Of-Body Experience

By: Tanya Lewis<p>Published: April 30, 2015 03:00pm ET on LiveScience.<p>What happens in the brain when a person has an out-of-body experience? A team of scientists may now have an answer.<p>In a new study, researchers using a brain scanner and some fancy camera work gave study participants the illusion …

The Brain

Are You Cultivating Knowledge, or Just Consuming Information?, by Gregory Ciotti

<b>Quality output demands quality input.</b><p>As healthy food fuels the body, so does brain food fuel the mind. Garbage in, garbage out as they say.<p>Amidst the …

Psychological technique helps smokers quite tobacco

Researchers have demonstrated that motivational interviewing can make smokers see tobacco as something disagreeable, thus helping them to quit the …

Introduction | Introduction to Psychology | Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Session Overview<p>This session is an introduction to the subject of psychology: the scientific study of how we think, feel and act. The lecture …

New insight into how brain makes memories

Every time you make a memory, somewhere in your brain a tiny filament reaches out from one neuron and forms an electrochemical connection to a …

The Secret to Well-Being

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likely to cultivate within ourselves than stumble upon in our wanderings. As the Dalai Lama said, "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from …

Happiness

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, 'a true giant of history', dies aged 91

Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, who led the city-state for more than three decades, has died aged 91.<p>Lee’s son and current prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, announced the news in the early hours of Monday morning local time, prompting a flurry of tributes from world leaders.<p>Lee Kuan Yew – …

3 Warren Buffett Habits We Should All Adopt

While we can't be Warren Buffett, there are three things we can do to help us try to match his success.<p>Warren Buffett has grown from a boy who at 7 …

The Science Of Reading Your Coworkers’ Personalities

Understanding your personal intelligence can help you communicate with others, make better choices, and guide your decisions at work.<p>Personality is a major factor to the workplace–understanding not just how your own personality affects the way you act and the decisions you make, but how the …

Inside the psychology of productivity

You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the room where your kids are playing video games. For entrepreneurs, …

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

How to lay a steadfast foundation for “the invisible architecture of daily life.”<p><i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil… Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar,”</i> William James wrote in his seminal 1887 treatise on habit, the bundle of behavior he called the …