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What Neuroscience Tells Leaders to Pay Attention to


The music you like says a lot about how your brain processes information

But as uncharacteristic as it is for me to delve into that genre, it makes sense for the way I react to the world around me, according to a recent study published in PLOS ONE.<p>In the study, researchers found that the types of music you like are linked to the way you process information.<p>The study was …

There’s a biology to lasting happiness, and there may be way to train yourself for it

That uplifting feeling you get when something good happens to you? Researchers now think they know the part of the brain responsible for it—and they suggest we may be able to train ourselves to make those positive emotions last longer.<p>Their conclusions are based on a study (paywall) conducted by …

The Brain

More Than A Pipeline Problem: In Search Of Diversity In Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a place that operates on data — hard facts and numbers.<p>Last month, the tech giant Facebook released a report on diversity among its workers — and the numbers weren't good.<p>The company reported that nearly 70 percent of its employees are men; 57 percent are white; Hispanics …

Silicon Valley

Google Ventures Leads $60 Million Round for Secret Escapes

Who says flash sales are dead? OK, we did but Google Ventures doesn’t think so.<p>Google’s investment arm, which has backed Uber, Slack, and Nest, and …

Luxury Lifestyle

How Arctic ice has made fools of all those poor warmists

The belief that the ice was vanishing has been for the warmists the ultimate poster-child for their cause<p>Two events last week brought yet further twists to one of the longest-running farces of our modern world. One was the revelation by the European Space Agency that in 2013 and 2014, after years …

How Sleep Affects Your Willpower

Chances are, right now, you know someone that is trying to improve or change their behavior.<p>They may be trying to eat healthier or exercise more often to lose weight. Maybe they're simply trying not to yell at lazy coworkers.<p>The problem with self-improvement?<p>It's <i>really really</i> hard.<p>The good news is …

Will Power