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A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

Why We Can't Tickle Ourselves

Summary: A researcher investigates why we find it impossible to tickle ourselves.<p>Source: The Conversation.<p><b>Some of us are more ticklish than others,</b> …

University of California

Using a miniature microscope that opens a window into the brain, UCLA neuroscientists have identified in mice how the brain links different memories over time. While aging weakens these connections, the team devised a way for the middle-aged brain to reconnect separate memories.<p>The findings, which …

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight

Eat Organic Green Vegetables, Lose Weight<p>In the Spring many people attempt to get a Summer beach body by turning to fad diets, crazy exercise plans, …

Massive breakthrough in language barrier

New York City-based company Waverly Labs say they’ve developed the world’s first smart earpiece which translates conversations between two people …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment

Three Ways That Handwriting With A Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Stephen King purportedly wrote <i>Dreamcatcher</i> in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned <i>The Tales of Beedle the Bard</i> — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome sold for almost $4M at auction. F. Scott Fitzgerald did it, as did Hemingway, Kafka and countless …

Stephen King

Sleeping With Technology: Harming Your Brain One Night at a Time

Here is an all-too-common scenario: <i>Jeff and Mary put the kids to bed and settle down for the night to watch television. Jeff has his smartphone at his bedside and keeps checking email, social media, texts and the baseball scores while Mary checks her work emails, plays Words With Friends and checks</i> …

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck Says Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Since the publication of her book, <i>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</i>, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s theories on fixed and growth mindsets …

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

personaldevelopment

This Soft Wearable Robot Could Help You Carry Heavy Goods

When humans work in harmony with robots.<p>Soft Robotic Exosuit from Wyss Institute on Vimeo.<p>Imagine if you had a magical pair of trousers that made your backpack feel just that bit lighter, or that preserved the fluid joint movements of your youth as you age.<p>This is slowly becoming a reality.<p>In a …

The weird history of vitamin D — and what it actually has to do with sun

As you soak in rays of almost-summer sunshine, your thoughts may turn to vitamin D — because you probably know it has <i>something</i> to do with the sun. But do you actually know what it is?<p>Humans are kinda capable of photosynthesis, and they use it to produce what scientists believe to be the oldest …

Vitamin D

Maybe It's Not Such A Great Idea To Bring People Back After Brain Death

The reasons have nothing to do with zombies<p>A trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of patients who have been declared clinically dead has been approved. Reanima Advanced Biosciences aims to use stem cells, injections of peptides, and nerve stimulation to reverse “brain death as …

New Study: Parental Love Is Merely Cognitive Dissonance

True or false: A person can never be truly satisfied in life without experiencing the joys of parenthood?<p>If you thought “true,” you might not want to …

The way you're revising may let you down in exams – and here's why

Most people practise the wrong tasks, reveals a psychologist. Take your head out of those textbooks for a few minutes and read his advice<p>Even the most dedicated study plan can be undone by a failure to understand how human memory works. Only when you’re aware of the trap set for us by …

Study Skills

Relay is a beautiful app for creating and sharing custom maps

Today’s mapping applications are focused on helping you navigate from one spot to the next, or discovering the businesses around you. But they tend to be utilitarian in nature, and not what anyone would describe as “fun” to use. A new mapping application called Relay changes that. This simple, …

Apps

The Key to Transforming Instruction: Learning How to Learn

In the past few weeks, I have been wrapping up my EdTechTeacher T21 full-year programs. This year I have had three incredibly thoughtful cohorts of …

Pedagogy

The Best Way To Recover From A Break-Up, According To Science

A break-up can feel like the end of the world. And almost everybody goes through these jarring transitions at some point in their romantic lives, …

Psychology

Why women are giving up on wearing knickers for health reasons

Full disclosure: This story might make you feel uncomfortable…<p>Wearing the wrong pair of knickers can really ruin a day. Seriously, is there anything …

5 Ways You Could Be Sabotaging Your Skin Without Knowing It

Learn the unexpected ways you might be undermining your beauty efforts, and the quick fixes that create clear skin.<p>So you've cut out dairy and sugar, added acne-fighting oils to your skin-care routine, and taken up a de-stressing meditation practice—but you're still battling breakouts on the …

Your biological age depends upon your genetic code, not the passage of years. It is a much better indicator of your overall health.

In a study published in the journal <i>Molecular Cell</i>, researchers discovered rapid aging in HIV patients. Biologist Trey Ideker and his team at the …

Why You Can’t Trust Yourself

Bertrand Russell famously said, “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are so certain of themselves and wiser people so full of …

Psychology

How to Build the Self-Confidence You Need to Win at Life

Do you ever feel shitty about yourself? It happens all the time to most of us.<p>It seems like everyone is building billion-dollar businesses, becoming …

16 Asian Shopping Sites You've Never Heard of that Are About to Be Your New Go-Tos

Human Embryo Grown in Lab

Embryonic cells grew for 12 days outside a womb.

Tequila is one of the healthiest booze choices

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo doesn’t have to make for a massive hangover. While many associate tequila with nauseous Jose Cuervo nights and nasty …

Alcohol

15 Things That Need To Be Squared Away Before You Start Your Business

Want to get into entrepreneurship and start your business? Here are a few things what you need to do first.<p>You're all geared up and ready to take the entrepreneurial plunge and start your own business. This is no doubt an exciting time -- and there's probably a lot going through your mind right now.<p>…

Small Business

Yes, you should write a fucking business plan.

Just because you’re a startup, doesn’t mean you won’t need it.<p>I know business plans aren’t in vogue. They’re not popular. Many of the startups that I …

11 strategies to earn more, according to self-made millionaires

Saving is a critical component of growing your wealth.<p>That being said, you can't neglect <i>earning,</i> which is what the wealthiest, most successful people choose to focus on.<p>"The masses are so focused on clipping coupons and living frugally they miss major opportunities," self-made millionaire Steve …

5 Extreme Things These Billionaire Leaders Did to Become Successful

Would you work for free for 6 months?<p>Successful people are often willing to push themselves far in order to achieve their goals. However, some …

Bill Gates