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Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought

The human mind is a wonderful thing. Cognition, the act or process of thinking, enables us to process vast amounts of information quickly. For …

How Bayes’ Rule Can Make You A Better Thinker

Having a strong opinion about an issue can make it hard to take in new information about it, or to consider other options when they're presented. …

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13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Lego Figures' Hands Are the Perfect Size to Hold Your Cords

We've seen the iconic Lego toys in delightful parodies of Banksy, Star Wars, and Oscar-nominated movie posters, but it's recently been discovered that they serve a practical use, too. The Minifigures' tiny hands are exactly the right size to grip a range of cables. By combining the toys with Sugru, …

The Color Your Brain Hates

The fascinating science behind color.<p>Yellow gets no love from your brain. In a recent Fast Co.Design article, neuroscientist and artist Bevil Conway discussed his research on the neuroscience of color. In one of his studies where he looked at how monkeys respond to color, Conway found that the …

The Brain

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

9 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Understanding the psychology behind the way we tick might help us to tick even better.<p>Many studies and much research has been invested into the how and why behind our everyday actions and interactions. The results are revealing. If you are looking …

Psychology

Making Art Keeps Our Brains Healthy, Especially While We Age, Study Finds

In the past year alone, there has been a plethora of studies conducted to examine the effect of art on the human brain. So far, all of the …

How to Train Your Brain to Think Creatively

Would we come up with better, more creative ideas if we counted sheep in Technicolor before we drifted off into dreamscape? Though it may seem like there is no magic key into the secret garden of creativity, there are certainly life hacks you can apply to your daily routine that can fuel up your …