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Memories of errors foster faster learning

Using a deceptively simple set of experiments, researchers have learned why people learn an identical or similar task faster the second, third and …

Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career, New Studies Suggest

You’ve likely heard that multitasking is problematic, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain.<p>Research conducted at Stanford University found that multitasking is less productive than doing a single thing at a time. The researchers also found that people …

What are some brain hacks that a neuroscientist or a psychologist knows that most people don't?

T<b>ranscranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS)</b><p>From this article - http://www.extremetech.com/extre...<p>It seems, with the help of a 9-volt battery, …

The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory

Research Shows That Doodling Helps People Stay Focused, Grasp New Concepts and Retain Information<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Long dismissed as a waste of time, doodling is getting new respect.<p>Recent research in neuroscience, …

Dunning-Kruger Effect: When Distorted Self-Perception and Illusions of Competence Trick Entertainers, Politicians, and Cities

American Idol (Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>Steve Mensing, Editor<p>♦While many have not heard of the Dunning-Kruger Effect, no doubt more than a few of us …

Scholars Turn Their Attention to Attention

Imagine that driving across town, you've fallen into a reverie, meditating on lost loves or calculating your next tax payments. You're so distracted …