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If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Can you hear these silent GIFs? You may have a new form of synesthesia.

Scientists are starting to figure out why these GIFs are so damn loud.<p>Can you “hear” visual motion? If so, you’re hardly alone. There’s a huge Reddit community of 114,000-plus people who post and discuss silent videos that have the illusion of making noise.<p>And now a new study in the journal …

The Brain

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

The Brain

Neurobiological changes explain how mindfulness meditation improves health

Over the past decade, mindfulness meditation has been shown to improve a broad range of health and disease outcomes, such as slowing HIV progression …

Mindfulness

How the Brain Pursues Pleasure

In the late 19th Century, Psychologist Edward Thorndike proposed his ‘Law of Effect’ stating that behavior that produces a satisfying effect in a …

Neuroscience

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

How to (seriously) read a scientific paper

Adam Ruben’s tongue-in-cheek column about the common difficulties and frustrations of reading a scientific paper broadly resonated among <i>Science</i> …

Insights

Introduction<p>It all started with a project at Uppsala University Library in Sweden called ‘Mobile Academics’, where we held seminars on how to use the …

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster

Our brains are constantly optimizing themselves.<p><i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience,</b> …

Short-Term Memory

Randomness a key in spread of disease, other 'evil'

An unfortunate church dinner more than 100 years ago did more than just spread typhoid fever to scores of Californians. It led theorists on a quest …

Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

A strange physical phenomenon is helping scientists predict where massive earthquakes will strike

Earthquakes are a lot harder to monitor than volcanic eruptions, but some techniques are used such as laser beams to detect plate movement, or a seismometer to pick up the vibrations in the Earth's crust.<p>Now, thanks to new research, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania believe they've found …

How to Get Your First Job in Data Science?

This post is authored by Tomi Mester, Data Analyst &The post How to Get Your First Job in Data Science? appeared first on iamwire.

[1701.00994] Dynamics on expanding spaces: modeling the emergence of novelties

Abstract: Novelties are part of our daily lives. We constantly adopt new technologies, conceive new ideas, meet new people, experiment with new …

Emerging Technology

Competing for Attention in Social Media under Information Overload Conditions

Abstract<p>Modern social media are becoming overloaded with information because of the rapidly-expanding number of information feeds. We analyze the …

New Evidence Could Break The Standard View of Quantum Mechanics

Just as we were beginning to understand it...<p>Quantum mechanics is difficult to understand at the best of times, but new evidence suggests that the …

Synopsis: Playing Games with Schrödinger

Models that treat economic and biological behavior in terms of game-play resemble quantum mechanics.<br>[Physics] Published Wed Mar 23, 2016

Focus: Physics of Blowing Bubbles

Author(s): Emily ConoverUsing a bubble-blowing apparatus, researchers developed a model that explains the effects of several factors, such as the …

How to Play Jazz Guitar Scales | 10 Scales Every Guitarist Should Know

<i>You don’t have to be a big jazz fan to boost your guitar skills with some jazz techniques. In this guest post, Matt Warnock from</i> …

Rovelli’s Sublime Physics

“IMAGINE A BOX OF LIGHT,” Albert Einstein told Niels Bohr in 1930, continuing their argument of 20-odd years. If we let a single photon — a particle …

Music of the (data) spheres

The concept of turning data into music has been around for centuries. Ancient philosophers believed that proportions and patterns in the movements of …

The Extraordinary Link Between Deep Neural Networks and the Nature of the Universe - MIT Technology Review

In the last couple of years, deep learning techniques have transformed the world of artificial intelligence. One by one, the abilities and techniques …

Deep Learning