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Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

How to tell if you’re a workaholic

There’s a difference between pulling long hours and having an out-of-control urge to work. But where’s the line?<p>Everyone loves a hard worker.<p>In fact, pulling long hours on the job and earning big is considered by many to be the modern mark of success. Being labelled a workaholic is, as often as …

Mental Health

5 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system often skips one of them. This is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Seduce Her in 10 Minutes

Seduce her when you first approach<p>Many things run through a woman's mind when you meet. Here's how to go from "hello" to "oh my."<p><b>Your Approach</b>Her brain quickly vets your height and facial symmetry the moment you meet. Now convince her of your character. Approach confidently; don't pretend to bump …

Relationships

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

Gravity: 'Major step in physics' as mathematician unveils formula for creating gravitational fields

A maths researcher claims to have produced the formula to not only create gravitational fields, but also control them. He claims that current …

Photograph: CMS/CERN<p>Hadronic jets, probably produced by a pair of highly-boosted (that is, fast-moving) top quarks, measured by the CMS detector in a 13 TeV proton-proton …

Physics

Neuroscientist Catharine Young explains how memories are formed and suggests strategies teachers can use to make sure students remember information<p>Since the dawn of time, learning and memory have gone together like bread and butter, up and down, spaghetti and meatballs. These two phenomena are so …

Teaching