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Your brain stopped making new cells at age 13, study claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your brain has peaked by age 13. The creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus ends before we even reach adulthood, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.<p>Previously, scientists generally believed that the human hippocampus generates new brain cells or neurons …

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Sex Robot Samantha Will Free Humanity From Work, Says Its Creator

Sergi Santos has a big plan for the future.<p>Sergi Santos wants everyone to have an A.I.-powered guardian angel from birth, and his first step toward …

Children are learning to code with new toys they can touch and feel

So you want your kid to grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg? Get them started early. Toymakers are creating everything from board games to wooden logic puzzles to teach children—as young as three years old—how to code.<p>Kano and Primo Toys sell play sets that mix hardware and software, creating a hands-on …

Kids

The case for an artificially intelligent God

A former engineer for Waymo, one of Google’s sister companies under Alphabet, recently filed paperwork to become the “CEO” of a religion based on the worship of an AI. He’s not the first person to suggest that technology can be spiritual, and it’s easy to dismiss it as silly or offensive. But his …

If you've always wanted to learn Photoshop, here's your chance

Photoshop experience is a skill that seems to necessary more than ever — even for jobs that seemingly have nothing to do with graphic design or …

The Best Workout If You Want to Improve Your Mental Health

Hitting the gym is pretty much always good for your body, no matter how you do it. But a new study found that working out in groups (taking classes, …

11 things organized and productive people do every day

We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we can, every second of the day. We fear that slowing down to get organized will kill our …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Inflammation

Scientists Have Identified The Chemical That Suppresses Unwanted Thoughts in The Brain

With huge implications.<p>Most of us know the feeling of being unable to distract ourselves from a particular thought, however much we might want to. …

How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Writing

From a Recovering Perfectionist: Stop Saying ‘Wasting Time’

There are certain things taught to us at a young age that we never seem to question as we grow older: <i>Eat your veggies; they’re good for you</i>. Think to …

1 Behavior From an All-Time Great Business Book Can Accelerate Your Leadership Development

Sometimes the simplest things have the biggest impact on leadership.<p>The famous business book <i>In Search of Excellence</i> by Thomas Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr. looked at the common characteristics of the most successful businesses at that time (it was first published in 1982).<p>The book has eight …

What the Psychology of Human Memory Tells Us about How to Learn Better

What method helps you retain more information — reading, highlighting, or even interrogation? <br>Read More

Psychology

You Can Use the Eisenhower Method to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive

As far as the most demanding day jobs go, being a U.S. President is probably going to sit pretty high on the list. Number 34, Dwight Eisenhower, was …

Arriving Now: Your Self-Driving Car

In technology, big breakthroughs always seem to take longer than we assume. There’s an amusing recursive “law” that describes this phenomenon, <b>Hofstadter’s Law</b>, which states: “It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.” <b>**</b><p>Hofstadter’s Law is a wry way of …

Autonomous Cars

The Unbelievable Ways 15 Billionaires Got Their Start

They had to start somewhere.<p>How do the richest of the richest get to where they are? As with all things extreme, their stories don’t always match up …

The 10 Coolest Neighborhoods in America Right Now

Avoid the tourist traps.<p>Tourist traps are a dime a dozen in big cities, but many popular urban destinations have up-and-coming neighborhoods that …

8 of the best life hacks from life's best hackers

You may have thought you had all you needed, but think again. We heard from leaders in the tech world to find out what makes them more productive, …

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Regular exercise may prevent many cases of future depression, according to a new Australian study, and researchers say that as little as one hour a …

A New Way to Test Your Relationship's Health

When you think about your relationship satisfaction, what elements come to mind? Researchers often use relationship satisfaction scales designed to …

Psychology

Giving bad news? Cut to the chase, study says

Bad news should be delivered without embellishments. That is how people on the receiving end prefer it, researchers say.<p>The chances are that we've …

Psychology

Introverts make great leaders—but lack confidence in their capabilities

Introverts often don’t think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in leadership situations.<p>Whether or not someone is an introvert is usually measured by how …

Personality

Google’s translation headphones are here, and they’re going to start a war | Nigel Kendall

Douglas Adams’ in-ear translator from Hitchhiker’s Guide is becoming a reality. But knowing what people are really saying could be disastrous<p>The aim of much new technology is to remove speech from the process of communication, so the excitement generated by Google’s in-ear headphones seems …

Headphones

The founder of Khan Academy built the ultimate school for kids to work and play together — take a look inside

But Khan is also leading the charge on another learning revolution: flexible learning spaces.<p>Originally founded as an all-ages school in 2014 in Mountain View, California, Khan debuted for the 2017-2018 school year the brand new Khan Lab School for high school students. Designed and built by the …

Khan Academy

11 Clever Life Hacks Anyone Who's Anxious Needs To Know

Everyone experiences some level of anxiety from time to time, but if you're someone who is always anxious AF, you're likely always on the hunt for …

Less Stress, More Social Competence

<i>Summary: Mindfulness and meditation can affect brain plasticity, resulting in the ability for adults to acquire new social skills, researchers report.</i><p>…

Neuroscience

The Majority of People Are Not Introverts or Extroverts

The terms <b>introvert</b> and <b>extrovert</b> were devised by Carl Jung in the 1920s. They've since adopted a prominent, if not undying, life of their own. They're …

Psychology

How Much Sacrifice Is Your Reputation Worth?

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's famed “hierarchy of needs” says people seek food, shelter and safety before esteem and self-actualization. So what …

Psychology