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I asked 6 top psychologists to tell me what blows their mind — here are their answers

If you're at all inclined to nerd out over the study of human behavior (nope, not me), the convention is one of the coolest places you'll ever find yourself.<p>Dozens of top psychologists were there to present their findings on topics including happiness and well-being, memory, and goal pursuit.<p>Around …

Washington University in St. Louis

25 Mind-Boggling Facts About The Universe

<b>20. The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers</b> …

The 23 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>Looking at 450 cities across the world, Mercer takes into …

Former FBI hostage-negotiation trainer shares 6 tricks for getting people to do what you want

He'd pretend to be a suicidal policeman, holding a gun to his neck, threatening to take his own life.<p>His job was to challenge his audience — a room full of FBI agents and police officers — to talk him out of it.<p>"In the end, I always pulled the trigger, and then, from the point of view of that role …

Goldman Sachs

The 4 Steps to Giving Her Multiple Orgasms

Use these tips and you may double—or triple—her pleasure<p>Giving a woman just <i>one</i> orgasm is cause for celebration. But any woman who can climax once can probably cross the finish line again—and again.<p>The ability to come more than once is biological gift exclusive to the fairer sex. A man has to wait …

The Best Exercises for Your Shoulders

8 ways winners think differently from losers

That's why they follow the Richard Bransons and Mark Cubans of the world — so they can understand how a successful person thinks.<p>Unfortunately, thinking is just the beginning. Becoming successful over the long haul is just as much about listening to your gut than your ability to reason.<p>It's more …

7 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Life Right Now

Your mindset is as important as your best idea. Develop a good one, and you make everything in your life better immediately.<p>Possibly more than any other single factor, your mindset determines your success.<p>What you think is what you become.<p>Internal dialogue--the ongoing conversation we all have with …

3 Famous People Who Started With Little but Achieved Great Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur’s journey to success is different. Each one of us must look for, or create, opportunities to sell or promote. Most importantly, we need the courage to forge ahead with what we believe, even when others around us tell us …

7 ways smart people ruin their own success

Some of them will make it. Many of them won't.<p>Lots of people say they want to be successful. They work to be more productive. And yet they manage to sabotage their path at every turn.<p>Perhaps it's because they don't know any better. Or maybe they have blind spots concerning their own behavior. Many …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

Motivation is short lived and doesn't lead to consistent action. If you want to achieve your goals, then you need a plan for exactly when and how you're going to execute on them.<p>We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get</i> …

The 10 best iPhone apps you should use in 2016

1/<p>Google Photos is the best app for managing and backing up your photos in the cloud.<p>Google<p>Google Photos is an overall better solution to Apple's …

Consciousness Is Not Mysterious

It’s just the brain describing itself—to itself.<p>When Isaac Newton was 17 years old, he performed a series of experiments with prisms and light beams. Within weeks he discovered the scientific explanation for color, invented the reflecting telescope, proposed the particle theory of light, and …

The Great Filter theory suggests humans have already conquered the threat of extinction

It's difficult to not be pessimistic when considering humanity's future prospects. Many people would agree that it's more likely than not that we'll …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Brainwaves

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple --  through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Dating

Dating

12 Things Men Do That Make Women Fall Deeper in Love

Men -- we love them. Like <i>really, really</i> love them. We can't live without them and we certainly don't want to. We enjoy all of the little things they do that make them so much hotter. Here are 12 things men do that women really adore.<p><b>1. Planning is amazing.</b><p>When a man plans, it's almost as exciting …

This Is How Millionaires View Money — and Why It’s Successful

Doesn’t it seem like the rich keep getting richer while the middle class is stuck in the same old spot?<p>Economic inequality is a hot topic right now, …

7 Ways to Overcome Fear and Live Your Dreams

Remember, the word thought is not synonymous with the word truth. Your thoughts are not necessarily true or important and you don't have to take them so seriously. Think of them like passing clouds in the sky -- they come and they go. Your true self is the ever-present observer who watches your …

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11 Qualities of Nice People Who Get Ahead

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the greatest predictors of success is personality. If you want to be more successful, take a good hard look at your personality. Those with likable personalities receive better treatment and more freedoms. When people enjoy being …

Living Mindfully: Using the Power of Mindfulness to Optimize Your Life

Sharon Salzberg<p>Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences.<p><b>What Does Living Mindfully Actually …

Mindfulness

Developing Patience

<i></i>Paul J. MayerThe key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing.<b>What Does it Mean to Have Patience?</b>Having …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

3 Ways to Build Extreme Mental Toughness

Want to crush your next workout or fitness challenge? Unf*&K your mind. Here’s how<p>Our most important training philosophy at Gym Jones: The Mind Is Primary.<p>If your mind is strong, your body will be strong. You’ll be able to handle stress, cope with suffering, deal with adversity, make sacrifices, …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …