Robert A Brandman

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How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

Time Management

How you can master machine learning and AI

Any conversation about the current state of tech would be incomplete without mention of Machine Learning, the latest wave of programming that's making once futuristic inventions like artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and smart homes a reality.<p>Believe it or not, you can learn the …

Machine Learning

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Dating Life

Apparently it's more than just swipe right, swipe left.<p>Dating, hooking up, hanging out—whatever your approach to relationships, like all things, the stars come into play. Here, astrologer Kelli Fox of reveals the one word to describe your dating style, as well as how you connect …


10 Dirty Jokes in Family Movies You Didn't Catch as a Kid

As you get older, a lot of things start to make more sense. You figure out how to write a check, you realize that your parents are (unfortunately) right about a lot of stuff, and you find out that kids' movies are filled with some downright dirty humor.<p>These are the 10 jokes from kids' movies that …


For The First Time, Researchers Edit The Genes Of Human Embryos

Rumors that this research was underway turn out to be true<p>Rumors have been buzzing for months that a team of Chinese researchers was intending to edit the genes of a human embryo. According to a study published this week in <i>Protein & Cell</i>, the rumors are true. And though the researchers took pains, …


Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …


7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …


Find lifetime love: 10 secrets from couples married for decades

But they wanted young people to know that staying married for a lifetime is tough. Indeed, only about 17 percent of married adults have been married for at least 40 years, according to the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University.<p>Here are 10 of their …

National Academy of Sciences

Traces Of Bubonic Plague And Dysentery Found In New York’s Subway System

But don’t throw away your MetroCard just yet<p>Today, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> released an interactive map of the bacteria in New York’s subway system. And as expected, it's gross enough to make your skin crawl.<p>The map shows the culmination of a work by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College, …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

The Brain

The Science Of Personality In The Workplace

Forget everything you think you know about personality. Psychologists explain why personality is fluid & first impressions are meaningless.<p>We can be quick to judge others in the workplace–bosses, coworkers, even ourselves–based on our ideas of personality.<p>But our preconceived notions about …

How A Forgetful Mind Can Be A More Creative Mind

Inhibiting old ideas may have an “essential role” in developing new ones.<p>One of the best ways to get the creative juices flowing is to take a break from trying to get the creative juices flowing. By stepping away from a task, you prevent your mind from fixating on a single idea or solution, …


Writing Winning Short Stories by Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin

Resources for Writers<p>Writing Winning Short Stories by Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin<p>Article by Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin ©.<br>Posted in Resources (Better Fiction …

Test for Alzheimer's with Google-funded DNA kit

Personal genetics company 23andMe has launched in the UK, analysing customer's DNA for genetic risk factors for conditions including Alzheimer's Disease and hereditary cancers<p>Personal genetics company 23andMe has launched in the UK, giving you the chance to examine not only your genetic health and …

Being powerful literally changes your voice, science says

If you don't have a big stick, don't bother speaking softly.<p>A recent study from the Columbia School of Business found that when people were put in …

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Your Sochi Hotel Not Built Yet? Better Hope VW Brings These Amarok Polar Expedition Trucks to Olympics for Aid

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi is being put on wheels by Volkswagen, the games’ official vehicle partner. VW will send more than 3100 cars to Russia, among them various Euro-market stuff that’s all fine and boring, but we’re really hoping the automaker sends at least one of its three awesome and …

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