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Six Books that Will Change the Way You Think

Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink have selected the six Spring Finalist books for the Next Big Idea Club.<p>The votes are in! …

Black Lives Matter

10 Books That Will Make You More Interesting

We’re firm believers in the power of a good book to change lives, and it’s for this reason we set aside time every single day to knock down a few …

Books

These 9 Foods Are the Fountain of Youth

Science will tell you that premature aging is a lifestyle choice rather than a genetic certainty. And it's not exactly news that diet, social and …

Wellness

Study finds serotonin enhances learning speed, sheds light on SSRIs

A study recently published in the journal <i>Nature Communications</i> reveals that serotonin enhances the speed of learning…at least in the mice that were …

Neuroscience

I Lived in Tokyo for a Week and Learned These 5 Japanese Skincare Secrets

One morning in mid-May, after having fallen asleep on an airplane in Los Angeles with an eye mask and a bowl of noodles in my belly, I woke up in …

Skin Care

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Infographics

Deep Brain Stimulation, OCD and Diabetes

As many of us are aware, a good number of scientific findings, such as the discovery of penicillin, have been made by accident. Well here’s another …

Billionaire Ray Dalio shares a simple 5-step formula for new graduates (or anyone) to succeed

When Ray Dalio was 26 years old, he launched a company called Bridgewater Associates from his two-bedroom apartment in New York City. Over decades, …

Self-improvement

The Amazing Self-Confidence Habit

How often has a lack of self-confidence, or a feeling of inadequacy, stopped us from doing something awesome?<p>I would guess that for lots of us, this …

Self-confidence

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

How to know when an employee isn’t telling the truth, according to a woman who catches liars for a living

Pamela Meyer, an author and certified fraud examiner, says we are lied to anywhere from 10 to 200 times each day, according to her 2011 TED Talk, …

Psychology

How To Increase Motivation: 4 Secrets From Research

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book is now a Wall Street Journal bestseller! To check it out,</b> …

Headphones

Brain Tricks - This Is How Your Brain Works

A Stanford professor explains a simple way to feel like you have more time

But what if there were a way to expand those precious minutes and hours? New research from Stanford GSB suggests there may be one: elicit a sense of awe.<p>Experiencing something awe-inspiring — whether it's the Grand Canyon, a soaring cathedral, or a Puccini aria — can expand perceptions of time, …

This is your brain on communication

Neuroscientist Uri Hasson takes us inside his lab’s fascinating research — and our heads — to show the meeting of the minds that occurs every time we …

The Brain

How to Politely Disagree, According to Science

After an election that was glaringly short on tolerance and compassion, it’s clear we need a new kind of public conversation, where we learn to reach …

Self-help

Why Are People Left-Handed?

It’s International Left-Handers Day, so it’s time to give left-handers some overdue appreciation.<p>There was once a time (a long time ago), when people …

Bill Gates

Soul Exists: Scientific Proof Of Reincarnation

<b>A lot of people are resistant to the idea of a soul because of how this term has gotten wrapped up in religious superstition and dogma. Some people</b> …

When You're Drowsy, Is Your Brain Partly Asleep?

When we're feeling very tired, we sometimes remark that we're "half-asleep". But is this more than just a figure of speech? A new paper suggests that …

Understanding Emotions and How to Process Them

The mental health of our society is far from ideal. Rates of stress, depression and anxiety are increasing.The data on college students is especially …

Nutritionists Agree—You Should Eat These 3 Foods Every Single Day

With the myriad of grocery stores and foods to choose from, selecting what to put into your body can be a bit daunting—especially when there's a new …

Get Control of Sugar Now! by Paul McKenna – digested read | John Crace

‘Here’s my patented Craving Buster: imagine a food that revolts you, mix it with cat poo, then picture it when you crave sugar’<p>Inside the cover of this book is a CD. Please use it carefully, as it contains vital techniques of mind control. It is so powerful that I play it to my publishers every …

Diabetes

Bake Moist Cakes with This Surprising Butter Substitute

When counting calories, homemade baked cakes seem to be completely out of the picture with all that soft, buttery goodness. <b>One simple tweak</b> in your …

31 Whole30 Snacks That Are Easy and Healthy

If you've decided to try out Whole30, you're going to need a bunch of Whole30 snack ideas to help you get through it. The trendy diet you've probably …

Learn the Basics of Sheet Music with This 5-Minute Video

For non-musicians, sheet music can look incomprehensible. Dots, wavy things, and doodles somehow equate to the written version of music. So how do we …

Meal Prep Ideas to Save Time, Money, and Your Sanity

AKA how to not get bored after two days of leftovers.<p>Raise your hand if you pin a dozen recipes to meal prep but never <i>actually</i> end up cooking any of them. Okay, I can't see your hands, but it's a common problem that I can relate to. In 2017 I embarked on a food lovers' budget plan that relied …

Vibrant Vegan Double Broccoli Buddha Bowl

A Buddha bowl is all sorts of healthful goodness piled in abundance in a single bowl. They tend to be very beautiful, and have an ability to make …

Healthy Eating