Luis Aguilar

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Science Reveals More About The Healthy Habits Of 'Super-Agers'

Aging well is a topic most people have a personal interest in—science certainly does. And it’s revealed some interesting findings in recent years, as long-term studies on “super agers” from across the globe have come in. Of the general population, about a third of people above the age of 90 have …

Weird

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

A couples therapist says 'marriages often die more by ice than by fire' — here's how to know if it's happening to you

I recently read a novel that's partly about the dissolution of a marriage.<p>Years after the split, the ex-husband asks his wife, "What do you tell people when they ask why we got divorced?"<p>The ex-wife hedges for a bit, and admits she had "a hard time explaining it."<p>I'd been somewhat confused, too, …

Divorce

Surprising Harvard Research Says Giving Negative Feedback to Peers Won't Work (Unless You Do 1 Simple Thing)

Harvard researchers say we've got it all wrong on giving negative feedback to peers. It's useless if you don't do this too.<p>Giving negative feedback to peers can be as stressful and confounding as figuring out how to give feedback to your boss or how to give feedback to a difficult employee.<p>And now …

All Your Memories Are Stored by One Weird, Ancient Molecule

We actually borrowed our ability to form memories from viruses.<p>How does memory work? The further we seem to dive in, the more questions we stumble …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Emotional Intelligence

What Research Tells Us About How Women Are Treated at Work

We publish a lot of articles based on new research (you may have noticed). This year, some of our most viewed and shared stories were based on studies about women — and, more specifically, stories looking at differences in how men and women are treated, and behave, at work. I’ve summarized six …

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

Angry Customers Don’t Want an Apology

It’s the first rule of customer service: When something goes wrong, apologize. In many cases, the apologies continue throughout the interaction as an employee goes the extra mile to convey empathy and concern. But surprising new research shows that approach can backfire: An apology that extends …

What Connects Psychopaths And Altruists: An Interview With The Author Of 'The Fear Factor'

The must-read brain books of 2017 included an exploration of an emotion rooted so deeply in all living species, it’s arguably the most basic of emotions. <i>The Fear Factor</i> traces the origins of fear and its connectivity across species, most especially how it connects all of us—from the far poles of …

Rise of the robots: There won't be enough work to go around, fmr. Apple CEO says

In 10 to 15 years, robots will be able to write better computer code than even the most skilled coders today, according to former Pepsi president and Apple CEO John Sculley, a development that is representative of the growing role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workforce.<p>“AI is foundational …

This Protein in Your Brain Could Be at The Heart of Creating Memories

The little molecules that help with learning.<p>A mysterious protein that binds to RNA has been found to play an important role in the formation of …

Step by Step Process to Find Anyone’s Email Address

We pitch <i>over</i> 5,000 reporters, journalists and bloggers <b>each month</b> for clients.Our data shows <b>personalized</b> emails have a <b>3x response and success …

Google Search

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

One of the most challenging decisions freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent consultants face is how much to charge for their time and expertise. What if people complain that you’re overpriced — or, even worse, walk away from a deal with you entirely? But the answer isn’t swinging to the other …

To Be a Great Leader, You Have to Learn How to Delegate Well

One of the most difficult transitions for leaders to make is the shift from <i>doing</i> to <i>leading</i>. As a new manager you can get away with holding on to work. Peers and bosses may even admire your willingness to keep “rolling up your sleeves” to execute tactical assignments. But as your responsibilities …

Blueshift Awarded Patent For AI-Powered Marketing

Blueshift has been awarded a patent for the marketing technology company’s ability to ingest and understand real-time data to power more personalized …

Intel Begins Making Chips That Resemble The Brain

Intel is beginning to experiment with so-called neuromorphic chips that attempt to more closely resemble how a real brain functions.<p>Coming out of the chip giant’s research lab, the new chip, dubbed the Intel Loihi test chip, consists of 128 computing cores. Each core has 1,024 artificial neurons, …

Deep Learning

How to Build a Simple Social Media Marketing Funnel

The combination of the rising costs of AdWords -- along with the unreliability of SEO -- is pushing more and more marketers to move their e-commerce products into the realm of social media.<p><i>By Phil Laboon, serial entrepreneur and CEO & co-founder of Growth Stackers.</i><p>The combination of the rising …

Bonding with a partner could have unexpected rewards—in your brain, that is

Cuddling rodents might be the key to understanding this social behavior.<p>You might not expect it, but the prairie vole has something to teach you about relationships. A recent study of these rodents, published last week in <i>Nature</i>, helps unveil what happens when love (or at least something like it) is …

Neuroscience