Elizabeth Beem

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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. …

Why millennials struggle for success

<b>(CNN) —</b> "What's wrong with millennials?" This is a question many older Americans are asking. Why do they keep changing their minds about what they want to do with their lives? Why does even a hint of critical feedback send them into a tailspin of self-doubt?<p>In a word, why don't they have more …

This is What Will Help Your Wandering Mind

We live in an ADD world. What is a leader to do to remain sane, productive, and effective?<p>"A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind," explain psychologists Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert in the journal Science. And according to the psychologists' research, …

Owning a cat can lead to mental health problems, study warns

If you're prone to sudden bursts of anger, it could be your cat's fault.<p>A new study has found that people with Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) - characterised by explosive bouts of rage - are twice as likely to have been infected by a parasite found in cat faeces.<p>The findings suggest that …

Are You a Perfectionistic Overfunctioner? How to Finally Stop Doing Too Much and Find More Happiness

I recently read a riveting post by Elizabeth Gilbert on "The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself -- And All The Women Around You" that had me nodding continuously, and sympathizing wholeheartedly with Elizabeth's take on what's going on for so many women today.<p>Elizabeth sums it up perfectly:<p>Nearly …

22 Smart and Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

<i>“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”</i> <b><br>Wayne Dyer</b><i>“People often say that motivation doesn’t last.</i> …

The Joy of Being 30-Something

When you turn 30, you can't fake it anymore. It becomes impossible to work a job you hate, date someone you aren't in love with, and treat your body like crap. After 30, you begin to feel more. You're more in touch with your body, your heart, and your soul.<p>Some of these changes are hard. Your body …

Stop Trans* Murders!

Every year in November, we enter into a time of transgender remembrance. At memorial services, we read the names of transgender women and men who have been killed in the last year. We lift up all those who have been attacked and murdered since the very first day of remembrance in 1998 to …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Ottawa psych student's app to help 'thousands' with anxiety, depression

Jeff Perron wants to help more people than he ever could all by himself.<p>The Ottawa man finished an undergrad in psychology, earned a master’s in …

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Microsoft adds Surface Book with 1 terabyte of storage for $3,199

Microsoft has revealed the highest-end model of its Surface Book but this one is pricey compared with your average Windows 10 laptop.<p>Added to the Surface Book lineup on Friday, the new edition is outfitted with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16 gigabytes of memory and a 1 terabyte of built-in storage. …

Intel Corporation

Time Capsule Film From a 1950s Mental Hospital Is Full of Mysteries

Workers in Indianapolis have dug up a surprise time capsule from a 1950s mental hospital. Buried on July 23, 1958, on the grounds of the Bahr …

Windows 10 now does Windows within Windows within Windows

Call it Windows <i>Inception</i>. Microsoft has revealed that the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview supports nested virtualization, which lets you launch a virtual machine within another virtual machine -- yes, you can run Windows inside of Windows inside of Windows. The trick is a new feature that …

Windows 10

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Are Worn Out

Stopping and starting so many times makes you never really make much progress. That's why learning a way to stay focused on your projects is quite …

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Now Official (video)

As well as unveiling their new Surface Book hybrid laptop, Microsoft have also officially announced the arrival of a new Surface Pro 4 tablet that is …

Hollywood prejudice against female directors to have US equal opportunity inquiry

US equal opportunities officials are to interview dozens of female film-makers as part of a historic probe into gender discrimination in Hollywood.<p>Fifty directors received a letter last week asking them to meet with agents for the Equal Employments Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The move is being …

Civil Rights

Microsoft's Surface Book Will Redefine How PCs Are Made

Microsoft’s Surface Book is the most exciting Windows laptop in years. Actually, aside from a few hot-rod gaming rigs, it may be the <i>only</i> exciting …

Windows 10

Anxiety Sufferers: You Might Just Be Too Smart

If you suffer from anxiety, social or otherwise, you might be tempted to think that your brain is just ‘broken.’<p>However, there is evidence to suggest …

Depression

You Asked: What’s the Best Stress Relief Method?

When it comes to quelling stress, there are dozens of research-backed remedies. But the most effective treatment is always going to be the one you …

UK pricing for Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950 phones and other goodies

It's fair to say that Microsoft's latest launch event was its most interesting for a long time. We finally learned that Hololens will be made available to developers early next year, clapped eyes on the first flagship Windows 10 phones, checked out the updated Microsoft Band and met the Surface Pro …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 event: How it all went down

Microsoft launched the latest version of Windows in the summer with very little fanfare.<p>Now it's showing off its other toys.<p>Microsoft unveiled new …

Surface Pro 4

Depression in Adolescence: 5 Insights Every Parent Needs to Know

<b>1) Adolescence is a vulnerable period in the life of young people, marked by drastic hormonal changes in the body, rapid cognitive development,</b> …

Mental Health

Samsung has an idea that could blow Google Glass out of the water

Google Glass has not proved to be as successful as the internet giant previously hoped it would, with Google discontinuing sales of the device worldwide in January and announcing a need to rethink its strategy. For now, the gadget is regarded by many in the industry to be a rather expensive toy …

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

Getty Images/Matt Cardy<p>Human personality is fantastically complex, which is why personality tests that try to shoehorn a person into binary, defined …

Psychology

77 Ways To Increase Your Productivity (Not Your Hours)

When a problem is large or complex, and the optimal solution is unclear, applying simple mini productivity hacks allow you to begin making progress …

Time Management

Recovery Bag Project sends 'tool kits' to aid mental health recovery

Rogers founded The Recovery Bag Project following her own experiences of recovery during six years of mental health issues. She describes the project …

7 Great Personal Notebook Tools for Teachers and Students

October 3, 2015<br>The rise of digitality has brought with it a host of new transformative learning habits. From annotating and highlighting to searching …

Education Technology