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Here’s How to Scientifically Train Your Mind to Be Happy

Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like accounting and law) can lead you toward a pervasive pessimism that …

Emotion and the Art of Negotiation

It is, without question, my favorite day of the semester—the day when I teach my MBA students a negotiation exercise called “Honoring the Contract.”<p>I assign students to partners, and each reads a different account of a (fictitious) troubled relationship between a supplier (a manufacturer of …

Researchers determined 4 reasons why you can't quit Facebook

Many of us have tried, yet come crawling back days later to get our daily fix of racist commentary from balding ex-high school classmates.<p>Now, a new paper from Cornell Information Science, published in Social Media + Society, helps explain why we're so attached to the social media empire, and what …

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Does childhood stress make women gain weight?

Stress in childhood may be a significant factor for women’s weight gain, a new study suggests. In fact, it may be even a bigger culprit that stress …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

Developing Your Brain, Increasing Intelligence and Unlocking Your Potential

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Each and every one of our negative habits, be they thinking habits, behavioral habits, or emotional habits, we …

Whoa there! Brain area found to help spot bad decisions

A new brain region that appears to help humans identify whether they have made bad decisions has been discovered by researchers.<p>The size and shape of a large Brussels sprout, the ball of neural tissue seems to be crucial for the kind of flexible thought that allows us to consider switching to a …

This Is Where Self-Esteem Lives In The Brain (PHOTO)

Researchers at Dartmouth College have identified a region of the human brain that seems to predict a person's self-esteem levels.<p>It's called the frontostriatal pathway, and the stronger and more active it is in the brain, the more self-esteem someone has. The findings, published online in the …

Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.<p>Jack Gallant can read your mind. Or at least, he can figure out what you’re seeing if you’re in his machine watching a movie he’s playing for you.<p>Gallant, a researcher at the University …