Peter Louw

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Stress, the Brain and the Neuroscience of Success

In the last 10 years, a new field of neuroscience has mapped the mental zone that can literally change the brain to quiet an overly active stress response system and simultaneously pave the way for higher brain networks to perform at optimum. The more we function from this mental zone, the less we …

Understanding the Science of Men (Sort of) 7.25.14

Health<p>6 Photos<p>Toggle Scroll<p>July 25, 2014<p>Bad marriages breed baby girls, talking to yourself (the right way) can improve your performance at work, and saying you’re sorry could save you a lot of trouble. These, and other things we learned about ourselves, according to all of that research money …

14 Life Lessons That Go Against Conventional Wisdom

In a recent Quora thread, users responded to the question: What life lessons are counter-intuitive or go against common sense or wisdom?<p>We trawled through the list looking for the best and most surprising advice. Many of these insights have been confirmed by social science.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1.</b> …

This Classic Game Actually Will Make You Smarter

Crack out your chessboard: A surprising new study reveals this always-challenging strategy game boosts brain connectivity<p>Old school board games might typically be reserved for game nights and power outages, but you should consider dusting off that old chessboard and brushing up. A recent Chinese …

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This Is How Successful People Turn Trauma Into Triumph

Traumatic experiences can happen to anyone. Whether they upend you or lead to personal growth can depend on how well you've prepared yourself.<p>We all face unexpected upheavals in both life and business. Sometimes they're the result of positive news that can nevertheless be a stressful experience, …

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Why You Will Never Find Happiness

Happiness is the one thing we all want most in this life, the one thing most of us will spend a good deal of our time searching for. In fact, I'm willing to bet that you are looking for happiness right now. If so, I hate to be the one to tell you this, but you're never going to find it.<p>The fact …

69 Awesome Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers

We don't know much about computer hacking here at Cracked, because that stuff involves numbers, but we've come across a whole bunch of different …