Joel Vasquez

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5 Powerful Practices to Expand Your Awareness and Harmonize Your Brain

While the brain and consciousness are inextricably linked, groundbreaking research into the nature of consciousness is revealing that their …

Getting A Bag of Candy Is Enough To Boost Brain Power In 5 Seconds - PsyBlog

Memory and decision-making boosted by psychologists by quickly putting people in a good mood.<p>Something as simple as getting a bag of candy is enough …

11 Tips For Managing Anger- Dealing And Coping With Anger

<b>You're only hurting yourself</b><p>The thing with anger is, although you can temporary hurt or upset other people's feelings in the long term if you're …

6 Neurolinguistics and NLP Principles To Power Up Your Copy

Writing copy that converts is like boxing.<p>Your shots need to flow, and you need to be 3-4 steps ahead of your opponent. You have to predict their …

Top 10 Tricks to Boost Your Memory and Remember Anything

Remembering things, like names, dates, and other fine details is a skill—one that you can sharpen and hone. Here are ten memory boosting techniques …

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The Brain

When Does Gratitude Bring Better Health?

During the holiday season, gifts, cards, carols and donations constantly urge us to give thanks. But gratitude really can have beneficial psychological effects.<p>Gratitude is one of those tricky, hard-to-pin-down feelings that can be either inert or powerfully transformative. At this time of year, …

9 Facts About People Who Remember Everything About Their Lives

For most of us, our memories are filled with the minutiae of our personal lives. We tend to remember that relatively unimportant time we went to …

8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.<p>Some people think you …

Self-help

5 things that will make you happier, according to neuroscience

Let's get more specific: what's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy?<p>And let's focus on things that are simple and easy to do instead of stuff like winning the lottery.<p>Neuroscience has answers.<p>I've discussed this subject before and it was so popular I decided to call an expert to get even more dead simple …

Neuroscience

How ‘talk not tap’ rule at table could save children from smartphone addiction

Psychiatrist’s call for table manners for internet age and how parents should avoid relying on ‘digital nannies’<p>Parents should enforce a “talk not tap” rule at the dinner table to stop smartphones and tablets taking over children’s lives, a leading child psychiatrist has recommended.<p>Dr Hayley Van …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

Self-help

17 Clever Psychological Tricks You Can Use In Your Daily Life

Actions speak louder than words, yet we don’t understand them completely. Now while it isn’t possible to decode someone’s mind exactly, attempts can …

How to read body language (and improve your own)

There are tons of articles out there telling you how to read body language. From Psychology Today to Business Insider, they give you tips on how to …

6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, …

The Brain

12 Mind Tricks That Make People Like You And Help You Get Ahead

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

This Neuroscientist Argues That Addiction Is Not a Disease and Rehab Is Bullshit

Marc Lewis, a former drug addict and current neuroscientist, says the medical model of treating addiction needs to be challenged.<p>Marc Lewis traveled the long, tenebrous road of opiate addiction, but he emerged out the rabbit hole a neuroscientist, science writer, and author. His best-selling …

Astronomers just saw a black hole blow something incredible into space with tremendous force

Until now, astronomers could only theorize.<p>But after an exciting observation recently announced in the journal Science, an international team has witnessed first-hand the violent battle between a sun-like star and supermassive black hole — and its incredible aftermath.<p>What they observed is an …

Black Holes

Scientists detect mysterious radio pulse from deep space. What is it?

The scientific explanation is that it's a radio signal from 6 billion light years away, possibly coming from a supernova or a forming star.<p>Using new …

Universe

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Johnson Space Center

Huge Hole Found in the Universe

The universe has a huge hole in it that dwarfs anything else of its kind. The discovery caught astronomers by surprise.<p>The hole is nearly a billion …

Universe

Indian Scientist: "New NASA Findings Tell That 'True' Black Holes DO NOT Exist"

The conventional astrophysics tells us that black holes are ultra-compact objects that have a gravitational field so powerful that even light can not …

A Star-Crossed 'Scientific Fact': The Story Of Vulcan, Planet That Never Was

There's a common misconception that science is purely about cold, hard facts — concrete evidence, mathematical models and replicable experiments to explain the world around us.<p>It's easy to forget that there are peoplebehind the data and equations. And when people are involved, there is always room …

'Alien megastructures' orbiting distant star are most likely comets, as expected

Last month, the online world went into a tizzy over the possibility of intelligent alien life lingering near a distant star in our galaxy. The star in question is called KIC 8462852, and the reason it caused such a ruckus is because it exhibits strange dimming behavior that doesn't follow a …

Burping plasma: What happens when black holes gulp stars

Astronomers have just figured out a new step in the process of how black holes digest stars: it involves “burping.”<p>Black holes have always been …

Astronomers watch black hole burp after eating a star

Scientists have for the first time witnessed a black hole swallow a star and then quickly eject a flare of stellar debris moving at nearly light …