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How an Electric Guitar Works<p>Electric guitars rely on the principles of electromagnetism to convert string vibration into electrical signal....<p>How …

Infographics

The World’s Mother Tongues Mashed Up Into A Big Data Bubble

Of the 7,100 languages on the planet, only 23 are spoken by more than 50 million people natively.<p>Most maps are structured according to the world’s geopolitical borders, but there are other ways to map the globe. In his latest infographic, Spanish designer Alberto Lucas López creates a globe filled …

Language Learning

There's a Shiny New Trend in Social Media: Actual Human Editors

It's man against the machine.<p>The world’s largest social networks are nearly overflowing with content. That’s good news for them, but bad news for the people trying to sift through the mess to find anything specific.<p>The timeless solution these companies are turning to? Manpower.<p>Snapchat, Instagram, …

Social Media

Millennials may Dump Social Media if Privacy Breaches Continue

With the revelations of data snooping and privacy violations by government agencies, clandestine hacker groups and supposedly trusted …

Reddit Is An Incubator Of Hate

Reddit’s decision to police “behavior, not ideas” isn’t just foolish — it’s reckless.<p>If, last week, as the world mourned the brutal church murder of nine black men and women in Charleston, South Carolina, you were to visit Reddit's most popular racist community and scroll down the right side of the …

Instagrads: What it's like to spend all 4 years of high school on Instagram

<i>By Sarah Kessler</i><p>"You've never heard of 'Man Crush Monday'?"<p>Michael Martin, a recent graduate of Musselman High School in Inwood, West Virginia, has graciously agreed to explain his class's Instagram habits to me.<p>"Well, 'Man Crush Monday' is the hashtag #mcm. On Monday, you post a picture of either …

Alcohol Sensitizes Brain to Food Aroma

Alcohol exposure appears to sensitize the brain’s response to food aromas, thereby increasing one’s consumption of food, according to a new study …

Amazing Effects Of Singing On Our Brains And Bodies

Your vocal performance in the shower is not performed in vain. Study after study has looked at the amazing effects singing has on our brains and …

Technology

<b>Sacred Acoustics</b> develops NeuralHelix™, a unique method of harmonically blending binaural beats and monaural beats with specifically selected and …

Consciousness

Six life experiences that can change your personality

Do you like spicy food? Are you outgoing or shy? Are you an adrenaline junky or is a laid back week on the beach more your thing?<p>The question of …

90 minutes in nature really change the brain

A new study finds quantifiable evidence that walking in nature could lead to a lower risk of depression.<p>Specifically, the study finds that people who …

Ecology

REM sleep critical for young brain development

Rapid eye movement or REM sleep actively converts waking experiences into lasting memories and abilities in young brains reports a new study from …

Sleep

How our Brains wish we looked. Before & After: Photos.

“THIS IS INSANE”<p>There is so much to learn about ourselves.<p>Via: “…the Original/Ideal project. Using a device that can read brain activity, the …

Liz Nugent, who became a top author despite her battle with childhood brain haemorrhage

S MAGDystonia causes wrong signals to be sent to the muscles<p>It’s pretty impressive by anyone’s standards to write a 90,000-word bestselling novel, …

Empathetic People Have Physical Differences in Their Brains, Study Finds

New research has opened up questions that it may be possible to lose your empathetic ability over time or that it could even possibly be increased …

Some Brains Are Wired for Change

If you're among those who think it's time for change, your attitude may be strongly influenced by how your brain is wired.<p>People who welcome new …

The Brain

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Fly Through Your To Do List Today

Achieve your goals by understanding how to boost your executive function<p>Like a conductor in charge of an orchestra, your brain’s <b>executive function</b> is …

Beetroot juice and cognitive performance

Exercise, if it's long and hard enough, makes you stupider. Or, to be more precise, "during high-intensity exercise, cognitive abilities diminish and …

5 Workday Exercises That Will Improve Your Performance

Just 10 to 40 minutes of physical activity can boost brain power. And you don't need any fancy equipment.<p>More than ever companies are realizing that healthy employees are happy, productive, and innovative employees. General Electric provides free health coaching and gym memberships to its employees …

General Electric

15 Apps To Train Your Brain

As the ever-expanding world of technology mercilessly propels forward, people have begun to urge us to stop and smell the electric current. Every …

How to Sharpen the Saw – Adopting Habits of Renewal (Part 1)

Sharpening the saw is about self-renewal and self-care. Stephen Covey’s magnum opus, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, was first published …

25 Brain Boosters for More Brain Power

Keeping your mind sharp is important whether you’re eight or eighty-eight. But it does requires some effort.<p>By spending even 15 minutes a day on …

The Brain