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This Specific Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young, Study Says

Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better, which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little inspiration to hit the gym. Still, it raises an interesting question: What …

The Brain

Want clean air? NASA says these are the best house plants for filtering out chemicals

In today’s modern world it can feel really hard to have a safe space where the air is clean and healthy. Especially if you live in a city it is …

Plants

The Simple Mind Trick That Instantly Makes You More Persuasive

Mastering the art of persuasion is as simple as beginning with "You're right."<p>Even as neuroscientists continue to unearth new discoveries about the human brain, some of the most effective brain hacks have been around for years. Take Blaise Pascal, for example, born in 1623. The 17th-century French …

What Are the Best Strategies for Surface to Deep Learning?

By onAugust 21, 2016 7:30 AM<p>If it's done correctly, teaching is both rewarding and complicated. The rewarding part is when we see students achieve or …

Pedagogy

Aren’t more white people than black people killed by police? Yes, but no.

By Wesley Lowery<p>Wesley Lowery<p>National correspondent covering law enforcement, justice and their intersection with politics and policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Dylan Noble died on the last Saturday of June.<p>Police in Fresno, Calif., received a report of a man walking a downtown street with a rifle, but when …

Police Shootings

11 things you should do in your 20s to be a millionaire by 30

by Kathleen Elkins<p>"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasises self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has …

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

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 …

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

Here's a simple trick to make people like you in 2 seconds

<i>Quick: Smile! But not too broadly. Introduce yourself — but not so fast!</i> Time's up.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple psychological strategy for combatting the anxiety associated with meeting new people. The trick? Don't think of them as new.<p>Instead, you'll want to do what speaker and author Nicholas …

Engineers are building a $1 billion telescope that will produce space images 10X sharper than Hubble

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will weight 2.4 million-pounds and may revolutionize our understanding of the universe. It uses seven giant mirrors to collect and focus the light to a point and eventually feeds into a series of sensitive instruments for complex analysis.<p>Construction of the …

9 Sneaky Causes Of Depression

From the weather to your lifestyle habits.<p>For some people, sub-zero temperatures aren’t the only difficult side effect of winter. Approximately 10 million Americans also experience seasonal affective disorder, a depression-related mental health condition that waxes and wanes depending on the time …

16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …