Andrey Lukashov

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Rewards Can Reduce Cognitive ADHD Symptoms

You might have heard that people with ADHD tend to have certain cognitive deficits. On specific kinds of cognitive tasks, people with ADHD do worse …

ADHD

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

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Mindfulness

Doctors Say Your Word Choice Can Hugely Change Your Brain

Be careful because the next word you say could determine how your day is, or the rest of your life might pan out. Doctors at Thomas Jefferson …

This Important Element In You Brain Decides If You're A Leader Or A Follower

While we all have pre-conceived notions about what distinguishes leaders from followers, these are not necessarily accurate or based on any …

Trump's Jawboning Alone Isn't Driving the Dollar

The economy's performance and Fed policy matter, too.<p>The dollar has been volatile since Donald Trump was elected president in November 2016. Measured by the U.S. Dollar Index, a gauge of the currency’s value relative to a basket of currencies, the greenback rose by 4.4 percent by the end of that …

Economy

5 'Monotasking' Tips that Will Save Your Brain and Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Monotasking, also known as single-tasking, is the practice of dedicating oneself to a given task and minimizing potential interruptions until the task is completed or a significant period of time has elapsed. Monotasking contrasts with multitasking, which is the ability to divide one's focus among …

Time Management

How ‘superagers’ stay sharp in their later years

A new study shows how strenuous mental and physical exercise keeps your brain firing on all cylinders<p>When it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean you should plan your finances responsibly, consider carefully where to live, and decide what …

The Brain

When Brain Cells Die, Having Sex And 3 More Ways To Try To Grow Them Back

According to the media, nearly anything fun or delicious puts you at jeopardy of losing brain cells, but are there any activities that can help to …

Breathing's Link to Calmness and Stress, Revealed

We take it for granted that breathing and feelings go hand in hand: Deep breaths make us calm, and short, shallow ones signal a sense of panic. This …

Neuroscience
The Brain

3 Reasons Why Secret Sex Is So Exciting

MacNeil, S., & Byers, E. S. (2009). Role of sexual self-disclosure in the sexual satisfaction of long-term heterosexual couples. Journal of Sex …

Relationships

The science of staying focused

Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we …

Geopolitics

Russian Foreign Policy Is Incomprehensible for a Reason

The Kremlin tolerates an ultranationalist community that is not bound by Putin's caution.<p>British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has accused "Russians" of organizing a failed coup in Montenegro and the Kremlin denied involvement. The truth, however, is far more complicated thanks to a kind of …

Russia

Opinion: The U.S. dollar is going to get much stronger

The zag lower in the U.S. Dollar Index during January made a lot of “fake news,” as if the rally in the greenback that began in 2014 was in trouble. …

Economics

Why Many Young Russians See a Hero in Putin

Twenty-five years after the breakup of the Soviet Union, they crave the stability that the nationalist president represents.<p><b>He doesn’t know where to take me</b> when I meet him at the hotel by the train station, so we just start to walk down the dusty summer streets of Nizhniy Tagil, a sputtering …

The greatest trick central banks ever pulled…

2016-08-05T06:16:31.000Z<p>By: David Keohane<p>666: BoE & RBA easing this week…<b>global central banks have now cut rates 666 times since Lehman</b>; extreme …

Central Banks

Currency wars pose 'lose-lose' threat after Brexit vote, warns ECB's Mario Draghi

The world is at risk of a currency war after the Brexit vote, as each economy seeks to devalue their own money in a bid to boost growth, Mario Draghi has warned.<p>The European Central Bank president urged colleagues across the globe to coordinate their efforts, in order to avoid competitive currency …

Mario Draghi

Yen As Safe Haven: Familiar, Painful Refrain For Japan

A weak economy, deflation, massive public debt, negative interest rates and an ageing citizenry don't seem like good reasons for a country’s currency …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

The Case for Offshore Balancing

For the first time in recent memory, large numbers of Americans are openly questioning their country’s grand strategy. An April 2016 Pew poll found …

Map of Teenage Brain Provides Evidence of Link Between Antisocial Behavior and Brain Development

<i>Summary: A new neuroimaging study reports teens with serious antisocial behavioral problems have significant differences in brain structure than</i> …

The smartphone app revolutionising foreign currency exchange

Spending abroad has traditionally been a minefield of hidden and confusing charges. But following the fintech revolution, where technology startups have disrupted sectors such as mobile payments and money transfers, there is a raft of young firms offering alternatives to established services.<p>Among …

FinTech

Hedge Funds Almost Double Currency Algo Trading, Greenwich Says

Hedge funds almost doubled their use of algorithmic trading in the foreign-exchange market last year, according to Greenwich Associates.<p>Sophisticated …

Hedge Funds
Economics

A Grand Strategy for Ukraine

Ukraine needs a grand strategy—a set of overarching and realistic goals to serve as a road map for its geopolitical, economic, and cultural …

Timeless images of Jerusalem at the end of Ottoman rule

Ottoman Jerusalem<p>The final days of 400 years of Turkish rule<p>c. 1900<p>In its millennia of history, the inhabitants and rulers of the city of Jerusalem …

Holidays are good for children's brain development

<b>Why relaxed, unscheduled playtime and exploration during holidays is actually better for young brains than cramming full of activities and</b> …

Kids

A dying breed: Currency traders left out of new Wall Street

Humans versus algorithms<p>The layoffs have continued and are unlikely to stop in the $US5.3 trillion-a-day market. Revenue from from foreign-exchange …

Wall Street

The Saudis blink over oil production

The Saudis blinked. The latest deal — an agreement with Russia to freeze oil output at January levels if they are joined by other large producers — …

Oil