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Neuroanatomy-A Primer

The human brain is a unique structure that boasts a complex three-dimensional architecture. Neuroscientists are only beginning to understand how the …

47 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself

Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans!<p>The order that I'll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. So the fact that this first one is first doesn't mean that's it's the most important.. just that it came to mind first.<p><i>Dr. Susan Weinschenk is the author of</i> …

Flickr

Essen mit Blick auf die Uhr: Forscher sind überzeugt: Das soll die ultimative Diät sein

Wir dürfen so viel essen wie wir möchten und müssen dabei lediglich auf die Uhr schauen. US-Forscher verraten mit ihrer Zwölf-Stunden-Diät ein neues …

Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential

<i>By John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut</i><p>Who doesn’t want to be more influential?<p>More influential as a friend, as a parent, as a spouse (or potential …

7 Things You Haven't Tried To Spark Your Personal Growth

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

It Pays to Be Emotionally Intelligent

Reading people is a handy skill to have, and according to a new paper in the <i>Journal of Organizational Behavior</i>, if you’re good at discerning other …

Yes, It's Possible To Be Both An Introvert And An Extravert

We love to proudly label ourselves as introverts or extraverts. If the Internet has anything to say about it, introverts particularly enjoy categorizing themselves as such and connecting with fellow introverts (virtually, not in person of course) over their mutual distaste for parties and small …

7 Psychological Theories That Will Help You Understand Women

Let’s misquote Tolstoy: "Happy women are all alike; every unhappy woman is unhappy in her own way.” It’s a simple principle, but it holds water - and …

Psychology

The 10 Worst Body Language Mistakes People Make While Giving Presentations

To help you understand what <i>not</i> to do, the experts at SOAP Presentations in São Paulo, Brazil, compiled some of the worst body language mistakes you can make while presenting — as well as how you can easily correct them.<p>We've published the slides here with SOAP's permission.

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better

by Saga Briggs<p>Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with …

This Study Reveals the Tipping Point in Behaviour Change (and How You Can Use It)

In 1965, a social psychologist called Howard Levanthal wanted to see if he could persuade a group of university students at Yale University to get a …

This Device Diagnoses Hundreds of Diseases Using a Single Drop of Blood

The digital health revolution is still stuck.<p>Tech giants are jumping into the fray with fitness offerings like Apple Health and Google Fit, but …

How consciousness works. And why we believe in ghosts – Michael Graziano

Scientific talks can get a little dry, so I try to mix it up. I take out my giant hairy orangutan puppet, do some ventriloquism and quickly become …

Listening to Soft Voices Can Cause "Brain Orgasms"

For 20 minutes, soft-spoken Maria instructs YouTube viewers on the art of folding towels. Only her hands, a glossy black table, and a towel are …

The changing face of psychology

In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a staggering 97% of published papers were underpinned by statistically significant effects. Where, he …

20 Books Billionaire Charlie Munger Thinks Everyone Should Read

That comment is what really kickstarted my own reading habits. While my 161 books last year pales in comparison to the quality of Munger's reading habits, it's a start.<p>Munger, of course, is the billionaire business partner of Warren Buffett and the Vice Chairman at Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Not only is …

Charlie Munger

The Single Most Important Thing to Do Today if You Want to Live a Long, Happy Life

Might sound trite or corny, but go see a friend.<p>The research regarding what it takes to live a long life and what it takes to live a happy life …

5 Common Phrases That Create Failure (and What to Say Instead)

Replace these common workplace expressions with more powerful alternatives and you'll succeed much faster.<p>Words have power. The things you say reinforce how you think, which in turn determines what you do or are willing to do. These five common phrases generate attitudes and beliefs (in yourself …

Train Your Brain For Peak Performance

A neuroscience-based technique to quickly move from 'out of it' to 'in the zone.'<p>In every career there are moments when you absolutely <i>must</i> be at your best. However, what if, just when that moment comes, you're feeling at your worst?<p>Affirmations, positive thinking and exercise, can change your …

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#NotJustSad: Bedrückende Nachrichten aus der Depressions-Hölle

Etwa vier Millionen Menschen zwischen 18 und 65 Jahren leiden in Deutschland unter Depressionen. Auf Twitter geben nun zahlreiche Betroffene unter …

Brokkoli gegen Atemwegserkrankungen

Gesundheit<p>Autor: Zentrum der Gesundheit<br>• aktualisiert: 05.05.2018<br>• 1 Kommentar<p>© HandmadePictures- Shutterstock.com<p>Brokkoli ist gesund, das ist nichts …

Gesundheit

Rotes Fleisch - schlecht fürs Herz

Rotes Fleisch enthält eine Substanz namens L-Carnitin. Lange dachte man, dass L-Carnitin vor allem gesund ist: Es kurbelt den Fettstoffwechsel an und …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?

Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.<p>The Swedish building code includes a unique provision that allows owners to build small, 25-square-meter (roughly 270 square feet) structures without much oversight, as long as they …

Small Spaces

Required Reading: The MBA List

By<p>Never went to B-school or don’t have time for a ­semester-long refresher course? Neither do we. Instead, Fortune reached out to top business …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition