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Neuroscience Learns What Buddhism Has Known for Ages: There Is No Constant Self

Evan Thomson, a researcher from the University of British Colombia, has confirmed that the Buddhist teaching of a constantly changing self is …

Life after death – the Tibetan Buddhist view

In the West, there are two mainstream models to describe happens when we die. On the one hand, the Christian tradition teaches that each of us has a …

Spirituality

Changing the way you think

It’s all too easy to give up on our resolutions, but new research shows that with perseverance we can rewire our brains even in adulthood<p>Many of us may already be struggling with our New Year’s resolutions, but at least we can take comfort in modern neuroscience. Forty years ago, we’d have been …

The Brain

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

What your mindless daily habits reveal about you, according to science

You can't make blanket statements, like "All people who cut up their food into tiny pieces are neurotic."<p>You also can't make definitive statements about individual people, like "You talked about yourself this entire conversation, so you're obviously a narcissist."<p>What you can do is look into the …

Psychology

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

Blues hit with another major injury, Steen out at least a month with upper-body injury

The Blues must feel cursed after losing Alexander Steen for at least four weeks to an upper-body injury. St. Louis has dealt with injury trouble all …

What scientists just discovered in Greenland could be making sea-level rise even worse

Rising global temperatures may be affecting the Greenland ice sheet — and its contribution to sea-level rise — in more serious ways that scientists imagined, a new study finds. Recent changes to the island’s snow and ice cover appear to have affected its ability to store excess water, meaning more …

Global Warming

China's New Spaceship Looks Like SpaceX's — Here's Why

There's a good reason why all of today's manned spacecraft look pretty much the same<p>China recently unveiled drawings of the capsule it plans to use to carry humans and cargo into space in the 2020s, and the design looks strikingly familiar. With a flat top, sloping sides, and a wide bottom, all of …