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A mindfulness expert reveals 7 essential attitudinal qualities for a peaceful and productive life

What’s the secret to feeling calm and focused?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>So, why do Buddhist monks appear peaceful and present all the …

Thich Nhat Hanh recommends 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain to live in the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

<i>How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a</i> …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things | Inc.com

We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for success and happiness in their own lives.<p>Parental priorities aren't the only factor, of course. There are plenty of …

Self-improvement

A giant neuron found wrapped around the entire circumference of an animal brain could help explain consciousness

For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse's brain, and it's so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally explain the origins of consciousness.<p>Using a new imaging technique, the team detected the giant neuron …

Consciousness

3 Profound Lessons From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

A Full List of Dividend ETFs

If you're looking for a dividend ETF, you've come to the right place. Dividend funds are gaining popularity due to their ability to create a revenue …

Tasmanian Photographs

27 Of The Most Amazing Science Photos Of 2016

The International Space Station, sharks, and a multicoloured lizard with a stick.

Autism And ADHD Have More In Common Than You Might Think

We don’t tend to look at autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as having much in common, but new science offers a compelling reason to consider some of the striking similarities between the two disorders.<p>Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, and ADHD are different in many respects, to be …

Autism

Are You Being Manipulated? 5 Ways Psychopaths Use Emotions Against You, According to Science

Knowing how psychopaths use emotion can help you protect yourself.<p>For most of us, the label "psychopath" summons images of cold-blooded serial killers. But psychopathy is a complex condition that scientists still struggle to fully understand.<p>Professor Robert Hare has spent his life studying …

Psychology

New Alzheimer’s Drug Wildly Successful In Trials

This may soon become the first Alzheimer's drug to receive FDA approval in more than a decade.<p>The brain plaques that are at the root of Alzheimer’s, …

Dementia

Google buys Eyefluence, which builds eye-tracking technology for virtual reality

The company was founded in 2013 by Jim Marggraff, a serial entrepreneur who previously founded Livescribe, a smart pen company that was acquired by Anoto.<p>To date, the company has raised $21.6 million in two rounds. Their $7.6 million Series A was raised from Intel Capital, who was the sole investor …

Augmented Reality

REITs for Retirement: 1 Stock, 1 ETF, 1 Mutual Fund

For investors about to enter, or already in retirement, real estate investment trusts (REITs) have to be on your list. Created by Congress in 1960 to …

Investing

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This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Mindfulness

Brain-like memory gets an AI test drive

Humanity just took one step closer to computers that mimic the brain. University of Southampton researchers have demonstrated that memristors, or resistors that remember their previous resistance, can power a neural network. The team's array of metal-oxide memristors served as artificial synapses …

Enzyme Treatment of Gene May Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's

<i>Summary: Researchers suggest the ApoE gene could be a promising new target for therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer’s disease.</i><p>Source: AFTAU.<p><b>APOE gene</b> …

Brain disruptions similar across many emotional disorders

In an analysis of existing studies that used MRI images to study the brain’s white matter, researchers describe common brain abnormalities found in …

The Brain

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Link discovered between sense of touch and social difficulties in autism

The sense of touch may play a more crucial role in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than previously assumed. The main findings of the doctoral research …

Autism

Your brain hides memories of the things you hear while you’re asleep

But your brain will, turning their words over somewhere deep in your mind, far beneath the surface of what your conscious thoughts can access.<p>That's the lesson of a paper out of PSL Research University in Paris.<p>A pair of researchers had 22 French speakers, aged 20 to 28, perform a series of tasks …

The Brain

Chronic stress increases level of a protein that decreases availability of mood-regulating chemical - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

They have found elevated levels of transglutaminase 2, or TG2, in the brains of mice experiencing chronic stress – an animal model of depression – as …

How To Think, According To This Winner Of The Brain Prize

<i>”Synthesize new ideas constantly. Never read passively. Annotate, model, think, and synthesize while you read, even when you’re reading what you conceive to be introductory stuff. That way, you will always aim towards understanding things at a resolution fine enough for you to be creative.”</i><p>Ed …

Diapers

Learning to Turn Down Your Amygdala Can Modify Your Emotions

<i>Summary: Researchers report downregulating amygdala activity may improve behavioral emotion regulation.</i><p>Source: Elsevier.<p><b>Training the brain to treat</b> …

Neuroscience

Dementia prevention study underway as researchers examine links to brain training, mindfulness

A study is underway on the Sunshine Coast looking at whether brain training computer programs and mindfulness strategies can improve cognitive …

Dementia

The 20-minute travel workout you can take anywhere

<b>The Pro:</b> Courtney Corbeille, professional dancer for the NHL's Dallas Stars, former Broadway performer, certified group fitness instructor (Smart Barre, Zumba and Power Pilates), Schwinn-certified indoor cycling instructor<p><b>The Club:</b>Highland Park and Preston Hollow (Dallas, TX)<p><b>The Workout:</b> "This …

Workouts

China’s middle class is exploding

China's middle class is on fire. According to a study by consulting firm McKinsey & Company, 76 percent of China's urban population will be considered middle class by 2022. That's defined as urban households that earn US$9,000 - US$34,000 a year. (That might not sound like a lot, but adjusted for …

China

How Poverty Affects the Brain

Tech & Science Brains poverty