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21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist

In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama.<p>The Dalai Lama said: ‘You’ve been using the tools of modern …

Mindfulness

Addiction: Not a disease, but an example of the brain’s plasticity in learning

Addiction: Not a disease, but an example of the brain’s plasticity in learning<p>“The Biology of Desire” is grouped around several case studies, each …

Neuroscience

Can you teach people to have empathy?

<b>Empathy is a quality that is integral to most people's lives - and yet the modern world makes it easy to lose sight of the feelings of others. But almost everyone can learn to develop this crucial personality trait, says Roman Krznaric.</b><p>Open Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird and one …

How diet and physical activity affect brain function – Part II

- Memory enhancement<p>- Neuron protection and reduced neuro-inflammation, which may be one of the factors responsible for damaging the nervous system …

Nutrition

The Difference Between Male and Female Serial Killers

Researchers including psychologist Marvin Zuckerman have long noted the morbid curiosity of humans: There’s just something about horror and terror …

Two philosophers explain what Inside Out gets wrong about the mind

<b>WARNING: SPOILERS BELOW. THEY’RE NOT BIG SPOILERS, THOUGH.</b><p><i>Inside Out</i>, the latest from Disney-Pixar, is an adventure into the great depths of the human mind. But it’s not set in the brain; it’s set in a fantasy world that represents the abstract structure of the mind by way of towering architecture …

Restoring Low Levels of Serotonin Could Improve Brain Function for Some with Dementia

<b>Study suggests new treatment for impulsivity in some dementia patients.</b><p>Restoring the low levels of the chemical serotonin may help improve brain …

Cognitive behavioral therapy alters Tourette syndrome brains

A new study has found the cognitive behavioral therapy used to reduce chronic tics in people with Tourette syndrome can also alter the functioning of …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt | Inc.com

Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must train ourselves and be focused; we must take our bad habits and replace them with …

Self-improvement