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Your Brain on Games

There’s no question that employee performance, productivity and engagement are critical business issues. Yet, a Gallup survey shows that globally, only 13% of workers are engaged. Poor levels of employee engagement in workplaces around the world are shining a light on the need to explore new …

The science of ZOMBIES and how to avoid becoming their dinner

The science of ZOMBIES: Neuroscientists reveal the anatomy of the undead's brain - and how to avoid becoming their dinner<p><b>Neuroscientists from</b> …

The Walking Dead

The Best of Brain Pickings 2014 – Brain Pickings

After the annual reading list of the year’s best books overall, it’s time for the annual summation of the best <i>Brain Pickings</i> articles of the year — “best” meaning those most read and shared by you, as well as those I took the most pleasure in writing. Please (re)enjoy and have an inspired, …

Psychology: Why does guilt increase pleasure?

Feelings of guilt can make our temptations feel even more seductive. So could we be healthier and happier if we just embraced a little bit of vice, asks David Robson.<p>This year, my New Year’s Resolutions are going to take a somewhat different form to those of previous Januaries. I’m forgoing my …

Psychology

What the future of robots could look like

Meet the voices behind 'Big Hero 6'<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Chris Atkeson: Care robots might not be far in future<br>• Robots could help caregivers with more demanding physical work, he says<br>• They could also help with early diagnosis of diseases, he adds<p><i>Editor's note: Chris Atkeson is a professor at Carnegie Mellon</i> …

3 Food Myths that May Be Sabotaging Your Productivity | Inc.com

One of the most surprising things I learned in nursing school was that the human body and the way it works is not always logical. Sure, when you drill down deep enough, the sciences of biology and chemistry make the body more understandable, but science has continued to change it's understanding of …

Nutrition

The future of food: Innovation ahead

The pace of transformation in communication, transportation and financial services, health & medicine is following an exponential curve. Food is set …

The Science Is Conclusive: Mobile Phones Cause Cancer

<i>By Ethan A. Huff, contributing writer to Natural News</i><p>They say there’s only two things constant in this life: death and taxes. But a third viable …

Cancer

Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

How to Beat a Food Coma

<b>Fight the Fog</b><br>London says the key is counterbalancing the TRP and LNAA, which you can do by choosing a quick snack that satisfied three requirements: It should be high in protein, low in simple carbs, and contain a dose of healthy fat. Eating again might sound counterintuitive, but your body needs …

Want to live to 100? Here's what you should be eating right now

Take a few diet tips from the longest-living communities in the world<p>It's that time of year again. The season of overindulgence is coming to a close: you've consumed your bodyweight in chocolate and your sole form of exercise has consisted of lifting a champagne glass while prostrate on the …

Why Is The Food Industry Poisoning Us With Trillions of Nanoparticles?

The U.S. food industry is notorious for poisoning the very consumers who drive their multi-billion dollar enterprise, even spending millions against …

Ido Bachelet announces 2015 human trial of DNA nanobots to fight cancer and soon to repair spinal cords

At the British Friends of Bar-Ilan University’s event in Otto Uomo October 2014 Professor Ido Bachelet announced the beginning of the human treatment …

Do you know what doctors want..or what patients want?

Sadly, there is so much noise out here in healthcare that we often forget that the entire system is meant to help people. Those <i>people</i> are usually …

Genome Sequencing in Babies to Begin as Part of Study

A Genetic Blueprint to Carry Through Life and Help Develop Personalized Treatments<p>Doctors expect soon to begin sequencing the genomes of healthy newborn babies as part of a government-funded research program that could have wide implications for genetic science.<p>The research, to be conducted at …

Genetics

25 Trends for 2025

<i>Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global blue chip client list. Over the last</i> …

From health to home, your phone will keep tabs on everything in 2015

Has the smartphone had its day? One could argue that during 2014, not much has changed for our favorite piece of modern, daily-use tech. Yes, we’ve …

Google Tracker 2015: Everything we know Google is working on for the new year

2014 included major expansions in home automation and medicine, so what's next?<p>The new year is almost here, and that means it's time for the …

Illumina Plans to Tap Consumer Market for its Smartphone-Ready DNA Chip: Will This Create Diagnostic Consulting Opportunities for Pathologists?

<i>Research team at Illumina believes that consumers are ready to access their own gene sequencing data, along with medical lab test data and other</i> …

Healthcare wearables will keep rapidly evolving

<b>STEVE COLLENS, CEO, MATTER HEALTHTECH INCUBATOR</b><p>Collens called it “an incredibly dynamic and exciting time for innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare."<p>"The ability to collect and store and analyze and act on data has evolved dramatically in the past few years," he said. "It’s been an …

Self Reporting Healthy Aging Brain Care Monitor For Dementia is Reliable and Valid

<b>The patient self-reporting version of the Healthy Aging Brain Care Monitor — a primary-care tool to measure cognitive, functional and psychological</b> …

Neuroscience

VFit is Coming to a Gym Near You: VirtualU Launches 3D Human Body Scanner

It’s a tape measure. It’s a scale. And, it’s the newest and coolest technology that will help scores of gym buffs manage their fitness health.<p>Enter …

The Best Fitness Tips of 2014

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips<p>Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts<p>Every year, with the help of prominent exercise labs and the nation’s top trainers, <i>Men’s Health</i> strives to bring you the latest and best information in fitness. Our goal: to help you make greater …

5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

Here's what you need to know...<p>Those who are overweight and see their condition as a disease are less likely to reverse it.<br>• A junk food diet is …

Intermittent fasting: Should you exercise on empty?

<b>(Life by DailyBurn) —</b> Food is fuel. So what would happen to your exercise regimen if you weren't eating your standard three meals (plus snacks) per day?<p>Intermittent fasting, which can involve anything from fasting for 14 hours at a time to forgoing food a couple days a week, is all about …

Samsung May Kill Its Prettiest Phone Yet

The Galaxy Alpha, which was officially unveiled in August, comes with brushed aluminum metal edges that look similar to those on the iPhone 5 and 5s.<p>It's one of Samsung's best-looking phones yet, but the company will supposedly axe the Alpha in favor of its recently announced Galaxy A5.<p>The A5 looks …

Do the Danes hold the key to happiness in 2015?

As a new book reveals the secrets of the world's happiest country, Judith Woods plans a year of living Danishly - from box sets to flat-pack furniture, scheduled sex and cinnamon buns<p>New year’s resolutions are in the air. It’s that time when we all resolve to be healthier, quite possibly wealthier …

Happiness

See When Your Favorite Shows Are Returning

The holidays are not over yet, because the gift of more great TV is just around the corner!<p>Here’s a list of premiere dates for many of your favorite …

2014: The Year in Magazines

We’ve already covered the year in news, but what about the year in street style, meditation, Super Bowl commercials or a certain viral podcast? Look …