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10 Brain Boosting Methods To Stop Cognitive Decrease

Speed studying improves brain power and improves memorization ability like wonder. When you discover to read faster, you improve memory retention and …

These 3 Words Can Turn Anxiety Into Advantage, According to Science

It's not about staying calm. In fact, it's the complete opposite.<p>When was the last time you were anxious?<p>Maybe you got worked up over a big presentation. Or preparing for that meeting to ask for a pay raise. Or getting ready to text that guy or girl you especially clicked with recently.<p>When …

People are so excited about these watches that they've become one of the biggest in Indiegogo history

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>MVMT Instagram Here at Insider Picks, we love watches, especially those made with the customer in mind. In a market that can feel very …

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Scientists say there's a surprising way to change people's political views

Dan Ariely of Duke University said he was fascinated by a 2014 Israeli study in which researchers used a counterintuitive tactic to change people's political views.<p>Instead of going the usual route and explicitly telling people their beliefs were irrational, the researchers used a strategy called …

Psychology

Stephen Hawking Has Some Beautiful Advice For People Who Suffer From Depression

World-renowned scientist Stephen Hawking is known for providing us with complex yet invaluable insights into space, time, and the nitty-gritty of …

Chuck Klosterman predicts the future: “Chemotherapy will seem like bleeding people with leeches”

<b>Chuck Klosterman (Kris Drake)</b><p>Salon speaks to the author about his new book, “But What If We’re Wrong?” Nirvana, Philip K. Dick and Billy Joel<p>Scott Timberg<p>June 11, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>The new book by author Chuck Klosterman is a blast – but the thrill it provides comes alongside a weird kind of …

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10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The Brain

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Bill Gates: Read these 5 books this summer

Bill Gates is a technology pioneer as founder of Microsoft. He is one of the world's richest people. And he now is focused on promoting education and health around the world. What does somebody like that recommend for summer reading? Here are five of his recommendations.<p>Gates, the founder of the …

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2. How Does It All Work So Smoothly?

One thing that astonishes lots of neuroscientists is just how <i>smoothly</i> it all seems to work, given that every one of our thoughts and movements is …

The Brain

9 Habits of People Who Never Settle for Mediocrity

When someone says it can't be done, or that it is impossible, you should be the first one in line to test it out.<p><i>How can I stop being average? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

Science Says You Should Be Eating These Top Foods to Stay Sharp

Add these superfoods to your next grocery list right now.<p>Watching your diet can have an enormously positive influence on physical, mental, and emotional functioning when you're on the job. Now, the right food isn't going to make you an overnight success, but science does back the idea that …

Nutrition