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Study Sheds Light on Why Salty Snacks Are So Addictive

Anyone who’s torn through a bowl of popcorn in one sitting knows that salty snacks can be dangerously addictive. A new study published in <i>The Journal</i> …

These are the features we're most likely to inherit from our parents

Is this true in your family?<p>Most of us are used to hearing we have our mum's smile or our dad's eyes, but now scientists have pinpointed exactly …

Genetics

Naked mole-rats are now even weirder: Without oxygen, they live like plants

If you take away a mouse's oxygen, the mouse is going to die within 20 seconds. If you take away a naked mole-rat's oxygen, though, it will be fine for up to 18 minutes.<p>Naked mole-rats are marvelous and bizarre rodents, arguably the world's weirdest mammals. The East African critters do not get …

Biology

U.S., Turkey Set on a Collision Course

American support for Kurdish forces in Syria is a major flashpoint between the NATO allies<p>ISTANBUL—Turkey expected a honeymoon with President Donald Trump. Instead, it increasingly looks like Ankara and Washington are heading for a squabble, if not a divorce.<p>For now, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

Rex Tillerson

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Emotional intelligence: What it is and why you need it

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

Your Emotional Intelligence Is Lacking If You Answer Yes to This Question

While our culture tends to prioritize test scores, book smarts, and IQ, your emotional intelligence (EQ) is arguably a more accurate predictor of …

Using Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence When Giving Feedback

(Editors Note: Today’s post comes from Sharlyn Lauby of HR Bartender and ITM Group.) Feedback is the cornerstone of effective...

Self-awareness

The Bachelor's Taylor addresses emotional intelligence, is she right about it?

This week, fans of “The Bachelor” received a dumbed-down lesson in emotional intelligence when one of the "ladies," Taylor, explained to her Bachelor mansion roommate Corinne that she lacked the maturity and emotional intelligence to be with this season's Bachelor, Nick Viall.<p>Later in the episode, …

9 Signs You Need To Work On Your Emotional Intelligence, According To Experts

Your whole life, you have probably been used to learning about different subjects in school, but far less often are we taught how to interact with …

Nurturing Positive Mental Health In Teens And Children

I am regularly talking to a widening circle of people about the importance of instilling positive mental health habits in children from a young age. …

9 signs you need to work on your emotional intelligence

Your whole life, you have probably been used to learning about different subjects in school, but far less often are we taught how to interact with others.<p>Because of this, your socializing skills might be not be as good as you realize, and you could be exhibiting some signs you need to work on your …

5 Habits That All Emotionally Intelligent People Have In Common

What does it really mean to be emotionally intelligent? Many of us can say we’re in touch with our emotions but how does this translate into a …

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Leadership

Emotional Intelligence: Why EI can be more important than IQ

‘We are simply talking about your cop-on: your ability to handle yourself, handle others and handle what’s happening around you’<p>Tue, Feb 7, 2017, …

Terrible, Thanks for Asking is the perfect podcast for this lonely American era

Even the best conversationalists endure tedious dialogue with friends, family, and strangers. You know what I'm talking about; it goes like this:<p>"How …

Learning to Manage Emotions Boosts Children's Well-being

Schools lay the groundwork for cognitive development, especially in academic areas. But what about emotional development? Proficiency in dealing with …

Emotional Intelligence

Should emotions be taught in schools?

Who taught you how to identify and manage your emotions, how to recognize them when they arose, and how to navigate your way through them? For many …

Psychology

All Students Need Social-Emotional Skills Training

It’s been reported that the Sesame Workshop will provide a social-emotional skill development program to refugee children, to help them “navigate the …

Emotional Intelligence

Quest to settle riddle over Einstein's theory may soon be over

Astronomy experiments could soon test an idea developed by Albert Einstein almost exactly a century ago, scientists say.

Physics

How Kids Displaced Dads as Rulers of the Household, According to Economists

Children are displacing dads as the ones who rule the roost in American households, new economic research suggests.<p>A paper by economists at the University of Maryland and Indiana University contends that the rise in two-income households and the decrease in the number of children couples are having …

Parenting

The CDC Says U.S. Flu Cases Have Reached Epidemic Levels

Eight children have died from the virus this flu season.<p>If you haven't gotten your annual flu shot yet, you should consider getting one ASAP. The number of seasonal flu cases in the United States has been higher than the national average for six weeks straight, according to a report from the …

Public Health

25 Famous Women on Impostor Syndrome and Self-Doubt

If you’ve ever been plagued with impostor syndrome, you know the feeling: Even if you’re successful(at work, school, or lifein general), a voice pops …

Self-confidence

How to Prevent Impostor Syndrome from Hurting Your Career

When it comes to starting out in the work world, many young people adopt “fake it ’til you make it” as their motto. But for people with impostor syndrome, this idea is easier said than done. If you’ve ever felt like your job was too much to handle and that you soon would be exposed as not really …

NASA twins show that space flight changes human genes

NASA has discovered a brilliant way to figure out what happens to humans’ bodies while they are in Space.<p>It has been monitoring identical twins – one …

A Morning Routine to Set You Up for a Kick-Ass, Super-Productive Day

What’s the first thing you reach for the instant your eyes open in the morning? I bet it’s your smartphone. And within 105 seconds, you’ve check your …

Hundreds of neo-Nazis have 'gone underground' in Germany — and experts are worried they're creating new right-wing terrorist groups

Some 454 arrest warrants were issued in 2016 alone for people who "have been deemed on account of relevant police information to belong to the category 'crime motivated by the political right.'" Ninety-two of them are being sought for politically motivated crimes.<p>Those people have "gone …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Adopt These 5 Easy Habits | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom says leaders drive companies. And without strong leadership, companies have a hard time moving forward during explosive growth.<p>As we look at the current leadership landscape, however, it's rather bleak. One study making its rounds on the internet revealed these …

Leadership

A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

<i>Aline Lerner is co-founder and CEO of interviewing.io, a platform for hiring vetted, senior software engineers. This post originally appeared at interviewing.io blog.</i><p>The first blog post I published that got any real attention was called “Lessons from a year’s worth of hiring data.“ It was my …

Employment

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …