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7 tips from a hostage negotiator that will help you be more persuasive

But much of what you read doesn't work in tough scenarios. So I decided to call someone who has handled the most challenging scenarios imaginable — ones where lives are on the line …<p>Chris Voss was the FBI's lead international hostage negotiator and he's the author of an excellent new book: "Never …

What should we be eating?

<b>With yet more conflicting advice about what makes for a healthy diet, what should we be eating to stay well?</b><p>The UK government recently reviewed its recommendations on what foods and drinks count towards a balanced diet, by looking at the available evidence.<p>The Eatwell Guide lists the five main food …

People who possess this one thing enjoy much better health as they age, science shows

By Barbara Bradley Hagerty<p>We began meeting every week in 1998, eight women, mostly in our 30s, some married, some single, most of us enjoying professional success and the energy of relative youth. Ostensibly, we were a Bible study. But as we inched toward midlife, the time we spent talking about …

This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

Emotional Intelligence

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

How to Build Life-Altering Habits Through Tiny Changes

Last year I became a morning person, learned a new language, and read five times as many books as before. Sounds like I got a lot done, right? But it …

Language Learning

The 10 Best Tips For Anyone Who Wants to Work in Science or Engineering

Even Einstein had to start somewhere.<p>In today's world of unlimited possibilities, it's pretty darn hard to know what you want to do when you 'grow …

Rumor has it: Gossip can actually be good for you

Let’s face it: gossips get a bad rap.<p>Smugly looking down from a moral high ground — and secure in the knowledge that we don’t share their character …

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until …

Las 50 mejores películas de Netflix que debes ver antes de que las quiten

Lunes, 4 de enero de 2016 13:43<p>Películas maravillosas desaparecen de nuestras listas y pensamos que seguramente es por falta de audiencia, pero …

Ask Ethan: How Fast Do Gravitational Waves Travel?

One of the most surprising predictions of Einstein’s General Relativity is the existence of not just matter, radiation and other particle-based forms of energy, but the existence of gravitational radiation itself, or fundamental “ripples” in the very fabric of spacetime. This is one of the toughest …

Black Holes

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

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 …

These are the 10 smartest countries in the world when it comes to science

That's partly why the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tracks new college degrees in 40 of the world's most advanced countries.<p>Now the group has released its 2015 Science, Technology and Industry Scoreboard report, which includes data up to 2012.<p>The ranking is based on …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

10 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 A.M.

Our alarm goes off and we hit the snooze button. That happens a few more times. Then with no time to waste, we leap out of bed, dash into the shower, fly out of the house wearing a wrinkled shirt and grab a quick coffee on our way to work. Basically, we live every morning as if it were “Groundhog …

Groundhog Day

Will Practicing A Skill In Your Head Make You Better At It?

Short answer: Only if you’re already good<p>When Carson Palmer, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, hurt his elbow a few years ago, he took a week off from throwing the football. But in his head, Palmer practiced every day. “You stand right behind the center, and you see the …

5 Simple Yet Important Ways To Sharpen Your Thoughts

Your brain is the controller of everything. Be it engaging in a steaming debate or preparing yourself for your exams or jotting down your first love …

Want to Be Happy? Make Your Relationships Exceptional

The results are now in -- and they confirm decades of research showing that if you want to be happier, then you should focus on the quality of your relationships.<p><i>By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Ph.D.</i><p>How do you think a friend would rate the quality of your relationship with her? How would she describe …

Relationships

Can You Think Yourself Into a Different Person?

<b>We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe they can – if we want it enough. But is that true? Will Storr wades through the</b> …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

How to act less stupid, according to psychologists

Over the course of any given day, the average person sees plenty of odd behavior. A bizarre outfit or a strange conversation, an unfamiliar gesture or anything, really, that doesn't fit into the realm of acceptable behavior.<p>One of the most common breaches, one of the things that tends to give us …

Do you really make your own decisions?

How much of your path in life is pre-determined, and how much is down to you? Hannah Fry finds out in the video below.<p>More videos from BBC Britlab

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

How to read emotions and influence people

BBC Future reviews some of the simple tricks you can use to assert your influence on your unwitting friends and colleagues.<p>Human behaviours are governed by superstition, repetition and cliches, which makes us easy targets for mind tricks. If you know the secrets, you could use them to your …