Nanna Pedersen

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Does mental illness enhance creativity?

It’s widely held that it does – but what does the evidence say?<p>Everyone can cite famous people from Vincent Van Gogh and Virginia Woolf to Tony Hancock and Robin Williams, who were exceptionally creative and experienced mental health problems. There are so many examples that it seems obvious that …

Creativity

How your Brain Health Impacts Feeling Overwhelmed

Feeling Overloaded? Feed Your Brain We’ve all heard of it, the 3PM slump where everyone in the office reaches for a snack, from a candy bar to …

Shane Parrish on Mental Models, Decision Making, Charlie Munger, Farnam Street, And More

I recently gave an interview that I think you’ll enjoy. I talk reading, mental models, investing, learning and more.***<i>Shane Parrish is the curator</i> …

Management

3 Steps that Enable Better Decisions

Smart, rational decision-making isn't an innate gift; rather, it's an art, a process of weighing inputs such as data and risk on one hand and emotions like fear and uncertainty on the other. When you don't consciously choose your decisions, they'll be made for you by circumstance.<p>Whether you're a …

Study Finds Unexpected Benefits Of Good Posture

How many times have you sunk down on the sofa while watching TV? Or worse, how often do you remember to sit up straight as you stab at your keyboard? …

Yoga

9 Ways to Fight Depression—Besides Taking Antidepressants

Help doesn't just come in a pill bottle. These science-backed methods are proven to treat depression, no Rx necessary<p>Depression is the most common …

“Islamic Rape of Europe” Magazine Cover Highlights Racism Behind Anti-Immigrant Sentiment

February 19, 2016 by Lauren Nelson<p>The Syrian refugee crisis prompted many European nations to open their doors to those displaced by the raging civil …

Religion

Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

Religion may become extinct in nine nations, study says

<b>A study using census data from nine countries shows that religion there is set for extinction, say researchers.</b><p>The study found a steady rise in those claiming no religious affiliation.<p>The team's mathematical model attempts to account for the interplay between the number of religious respondents and …

Religion

How Leaderless Groups End Up with Leaders

HBR STAFF<p>We’ve always known that communication is an important leadership skill. But most leadership research and advice is centered on what leaders say and how they say it, not on the underlying neural processes that govern communication between people.<p>A new finding in brain science reveals a …

How the Mind Helps Heal the Body

In the last few weeks, I’ve been fascinated to read several interviews with medical writer Jo Marchant. For her new book, <i>Cure: A Journey Into The</i> …

Mindfulness

7 Meaningful TED Talks That Will Inspire You to a New Purpose | Inc.com

Many people have a passion to succeed but are still looking for their individual purpose, the thing that will give the highest meaning to their life and work.<p>If you are still looking, still curious, still seeking, TED has complied some great meaningful talks that can help you find your purpose.<p>Here …

Motivation

Race Is a Social Construct, Scientists Argue

More than 100 years ago, American sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois was concerned that race was being used as a biological explanation for what he …

BBC Radio 4 - From Savage to Self, Anthropology Faces the Future

Farrah Jarral concludes her series on anthropology by looking to the future, including the anthropology of outer space.<p>Farrah speaks to the thinker whose writing caused the biggest argument amongst her fellow anthropology students - Donna Haraway. She ponders the anthropology of artisanal …

SDSU professor breeds tolerance through anthropology

by Nicole Menges, Staff Writer<br>February 12, 2016<p>Close Modal Window<p>Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.<p>Close …

Anthropology