But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health. Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 don't
Best news we've heard all day. Every day, without even thinking about it, you do all sorts of things that have been scientifically shown to help to boost your memory. Morning coffee? Check. Mid-day workout?
• Teachers, like anyone else, know that hindsight is 20/20.• Business Insider asked teachers for the one thing they wish they knew before becoming a teacher, and more than 50 replied.• Some of the most
Now you see them, now you don’t Optical illusions have a way of breaking the internet, and the latest visual trick looks like it’s well on its way. On Sunday afternoon, game developer Will Kerslake tweeted
Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense this.
Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety. Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered,
Don't be afraid when it tells you that you're totally average. Savonix is a company that claims to take the "analog processes" of cognitive assessment into the digital age. The firm is launching an iOS
Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the
Cuddles offered alongside coffee ‘to show people the charm of hedgehogs, which give the impression of being hard to handle’, says cafe worker For those Tokyo residents wanting more than just your average
Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex coming
The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking. Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social
Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to
Got lots to do? Then a to-do list seems like the obvious solution. By getting it all down on paper, you can organize your tasks, make sure nothing is missed, and provide yourself the satisfaction of ticking