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Wynton Marsalis Gives 12 Tips on How to Practice: For Musicians, Athletes, or Anyone Who Wants to Learn Something New

<i>Photo by Eric Delmar, Wikipedia Commons</i><p>Practicing for countless hours before we can be good at something seems burdensome and boring. Maybe that's …

Two thirds of cancers are unavoidable even if you live a healthy life, study finds

Two thirds of cancers are unavoidable even if you live a healthy life, a study has shown.<p>Scientists in the US found cancers are caused by random mistakes in the genetic code that occur when cells divide.<p>The findings challenge the widespread view that cancer mutations are generally inherited or …

No evidence to back idea of learning styles | Letter

There is widespread interest among teachers in the use of neuroscientific research findings in educational practice. However, there are also misconceptions and myths that are supposedly based on sound neuroscience that are prevalent in our schools. We wish to draw attention to this problem by …

Learning

How mapping teenagers' brains has helped us understand more about schizophrenia

When I was studying for my PhD at the University of California at Berkeley, I spent an awful lot of my weekends asking teenagers to lie still in a …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

Neuroscience

Why Trump Can't Come Clean on Russia

There is an old chestnut that gets tossed out whenever a scandal hits: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. The saying traces back to Watergate. …

We Can't Stop Thinking About Thomas Keller's Mac and Cheese

One reason why: equal parts cheese and pasta<p>Anything that includes the phrase “bake until golden and bubbly” in a recipe catches our attention right …

The moral dilemmas of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Vinayak Dalmia, Investor, Amber<p>Kavi Sharma, Chief Operating Officer, President Electronics USA<p>Should your driverless car value your life over a …

Your Dog Is Judging You

New research from the journal <i>Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews</i> shows that dogs can utilize morality to base their relationships and reactions …

9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome

If you're plagued by self-doubt, you're certainly not alone.<p>Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as …

Your Personality Changes When You Move to a New Place

When people move across state lines, they usually think about what their new place will be like, their new neighbors, their new town — in short, all …

Psychology

Preschoolers' Personality Traits May Be 'Contagious' Among Peers

The way kids' personalities develop may have more to do with their peers than their parents, according to a new study.<p>My 3-year-old is stubborn like I am; she's also very sweet and lovable like my husband. But now, new research out of Michigan State University and published online in the <i>Journal of</i> …

11 signs you lack emotional intelligence

<b>Related: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life</b><p>Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. The connection is so strong that 90% of top performers have high emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

The 20 Most Comforting Ina Garten Recipes to Make in This Lifetime

If you're searching for comfort foods, you'll likely end up landing on Ina Garten's recipes. The Barefoot Contessa has developed a well-deserved reputation as the queen of doable, crowd-pleasing, and comforting recipes, both savory and sweet. Consider this your official Ina Garten bucket list of …

Cooking

How to activate your brain's ability to learn

A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.<p>In music, you have scales. In Jiu Jitsu, it’s drilling. Most of us just call it practice. Whatever you label it, many believe that greatness, heck even mere competency, requires training a skill well past proficiency. It's continuing …

The Brain

Split Brain, Undivided Consciousness?

A new paper challenges a decades-old theory in neuroscience: Split brain: divided perception but undivided consciousness According to the famous work …

Consciousness

The Sally Anne task: a psychological experiment for a post-truth era?

We may be entering the ‘alternative facts’ era – but psychologists have been studying how we develop an understanding of false beliefs for decades<p>For decades, developmental psychologists have been fascinated with the question of how children develop theory of mind – in other words, how we come to …

The scientists who make apps addictive

Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science …

Neuroscientist: Donald Trump's meteoric rise can be explained by 4 basic human instincts

But a neuroscientist says Trump's popularity can be explained by how he triggers certain emotions — anger, fear, and aggression — in the "fear center," which is part of the limbic system in people's brains.<p>"We have the same brain we had 100,000 years ago when we were living on the plains of …

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Can Personality Be Changed?

Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone’s “true” self is.<p>Almost everyone has something they want to change about their personality. In 2014, a study that traced people’s goals for personality change found that the vast majority of its subjects wanted to be more extraverted, agreeable, …

Psychology

Here’s ‘What’s Going On’ With Muslims

Six answers to the question behind Donald Trump’s immigration ban<p>Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim immigration to America has come in all shapes and sizes. First, shortly after the San Bernardino terrorist attack, it was a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until …

Religion

Teens having less sex and are drinking and using drugs less often, study finds

The troubles with kids these days ... are not as common as they used to be. U.S. teens are having a lot less sex, they are drinking and using drugs less often, and they aren't smoking as much, according to a government survey of risky youth behaviors.<p>"I think you can call this the cautious …

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

A study showing psychotherapists are less likely to offer appointments to working-class people comes as researchers say poor communities and communities of colour grapple with inordinate levels of trauma<p>When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for …

Former NASA engineer breaks silence with shocking news over world's most famous UFO CASES

James Oberg worked at NASA mission control in the late 1990s before becoming a space journalist and historian.<p>A few years ago he was bitten by the …

Paranormal

The big problem with one of the most popular assumptions about the poor

By Roberto A. Ferdman<p>In the late 1960s, Walter Mischel, a researcher at Stanford University, invited several hundred children to participate in a game in which they were given a choice: They could eat one sweet right away, or wait and have two a little later. Initially, the goal was simple: to see …

Psychology

Practice Makes Possible: What We Learn By Studying Amazing Kids

What made Mozart great? Or Bobby Fischer? Or Serena Williams?<p>The answer sits somewhere on the scales of human achievement. On one side: natural talent. On the other: hard work. Many would argue that success hangs in some delicate balance between them. But not Anders Ericsson.<p>Ericsson has spent …

Study Skills