Kristy An

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The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

The Proven Effects of Positive Motivation<p>Thankfully, this information has led to the development of brain-compatible strategies to help students …

Teaching

The Tim Ferriss Show, Episode 14: Sam Harris, PhD on Spirituality, Neuroscience, Meditation, and More

Sam Harris, Ph.D.<p>Listen on iTunes, download, or stream it in the below player now:<p>Ep. 14: Sam Harris, PhD - Spirituality, Neuroscience, Meditation, …

Harnessing the Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain

It has become a cultural cliché that raising adolescents is the most difficult part of parenting. It’s common to joke that when kids are in their …

The Brain

Education Research Highlights From 2015

2015 was a great year for education research. fMRI technology gave us new insight into how exercise can improve math ability by changing the …

Wired for Gaming: Brain Differences in Compulsive Gamers

<b>Brain scans reveal new connections that are potentially beneficial, harmful.</b><p>Brain scans from nearly 200 adolescent boys provide evidence that the …

Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright.<p>Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power.<p>Researchers have believed for some time that …

Genetics

Mazes and brains: When preconception trumps logic

Kyoto University finds regions in the brain that may lead to new communication tools<p>Kyoto, Japan -- Researchers can now reconstruct what we see in …

How can we map the human brain?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with MIT News.</i><p>MIT chemical engineers and neuroscientists have developed a new way to classify neurons by …

How the Brain Finds Its Way

Development of an innate ability to know where we are in relation to our surroundings—a critical survival skill rooted in the workings of a complex …

Women in Science

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 …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About Sleep In 2015

Scientists dove deeper into the mystery of sleep this year.<p>Arianna Huffington has shared the big idea that she thinks will define 2016 -- and it's probably not what you would expect.<p>"Sleep. That's right, sleep!" Huffington wrote in a Dec. 16 blog post. "How much and how well we sleep in the coming …

How Google’s Rules Can Work In Your Office

Oculus is sending developers the finished version of its virtual reality headset

The shipments, which will be made this week, are for any developer who is making a game or app for Rift that is being launched in the first quarter of 2016.<p>"If you're shipping a Rift title in Q1, you'll need early access to Rift hardware and new platform features to finalize your game or …

Augmented Reality

How to Tell If a Company Is Good at Innovating or Just Good at PR

The video was beautiful. Obviously professionally produced, it highlighted the space the company had set up for innovation. Drone footage showed an open space replete with sticky notes. A 3D printer whirred in the background. A foosball table was involved. Clearly, money was being spent.<p>But further …