Dan Thorpe

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The shadow of the mountain

It would be a lot simpler, would require a lot less planning, less effort just to be carried to the top of the mountain, in a nice luxurious …

Quiz: How logical are you?

Does your brain cope with a healthy dose of lateral thinking? Or could it do with some sharpening up? Test yourself with our quick quiz<p>A British chess grandmaster infuriated women when he claimed that they are not "hard-wired" to play the game well, instead praising his wife's 'emotional …

Genetic clues to brighter brains past the age of 45

Scientists have identified a part of our genetic code linked to the brain's power to process information, in what they say is the first such link to …

The Brain

‘This is your brain on drugs’, according to a psychology student

<b>You’re about to be taken on one psychedelic trip maaan.</b><p>Meaghan Li made these colourful – and very informative – posters which show how our brain …

Consciousness

Drugs that activate brain stem cells may reverse multiple sclerosis

News Release<p>Monday, April 20, 2015<p>Two drugs already on the market — an antifungal and a steroid — may potentially take on new roles as treatments for …

Foods For Brain: 8 Essential Nutrients For An Aging Brain

Warding off cognitive decline as we age could be a question of getting enough of eight nutrients that Linda Milo Ohr, contributing editor of the …

Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: Consciously Changing Your Brain Function

Share<p>Pin<p>Reddit<p>Stumble<p>Email<p>Shares 323<p>Self-directed neuroplasticity is a concept derived from the researcher Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz in his book, <b>“The</b> …

Caffeine can really mess with your head

RELATED: Caffeine hallucinations: Why "Letters to the Editor" matter in science. Read here<p>The decline in coffee consumption has tracked with the …

11 Optical Illusions That Will Break Your Brain

Wut.<p>While the internet continues to tear itself apart over a dress (which is obviously white and gold), now seems like a good time to remind everyone …

Lessons From "The Dress": The Ambiguity of Visual Perception

<i>This article originally appeared on Pascal’s Pensées. Click here for the original article from author Pascal Wallisch or continue reading below:</i><p>The …

Cognition

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The Info Post – Blog

Who would have thought? These three things – messiness, staying up late and swearing – usually are considered to be signs of laziness, bad manners …

Mind Trip: Humans To Live Forever By 2030 As Person’s Consciousness Could Be Uploaded To Computer

Want to live forever? According to some of the leading minds in the world, including Stephen Hawking, by 2030 we should have the capability to upload …

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos & Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and anyone else in frequent contact with kids can all stand to learn more about how to stay calm.</i> …

Parenting

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Spoiler: It literally changes. LITERALLY.

Magic Leap CEO implies that virtual reality competitors like Oculus Rift could cause brain damage

Magic Leap's technology will use a different method than other virtual reality headsets, like Facebook's Oculus Rift or Samsung's Gear VR.<p>Those products use "stereoscopic 3D," which means they essentially trick your eyes into thinking flat images have depth by showing each eye an image of the same …

The race to write an algorithm to guess what you're thinking

Part of TEDxBerlin speaker John-Dylan Haynes’s research mapping brain activity (Photo: John-Dylan Haynes)<p>John-Dylan Haynes is looking for the Rosetta …

The Brain

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Consciousness

The Power In Your Words - Braintenance - Douglas E. Castle

Share this ARTICLE with your colleagues on <i>LinkedIn</i> .<p>There is indeed a world of difference between saying "We're <i>trying</i> to..." and "We're <b>going</b> …

How Beer and Coffee Affect Your Brain

For years, companies have provided employees with free coffee, but more and more start ups have also started offering beer to employees as well. …

If you speak Mandarin, your brain is different

We speak so effortlessly that most of us never think about it. But psychologists and neuroscientists are captivated by the human capacity to …

Language Learning

How Lucid Dreaming Can Improve Your Waking Life

Forget what you think you know about sleep. It may just be your most productive time.<p>My initial urge is to believe everyone in this room is insane. Or at least willfully delusional.<p>I’m sitting in circle with about 20 people; men, women, some young, some old. Some look like hippies, some look like …

Inside the Psychology of Productivity | Inc.com

More practically, the rigid, reductive format of to-do lists is not optimal for the kinds of work done by leaders, says Teresa Amabile, a professor and director of research at Harvard Business School. "The really important things that don't generally have a specific deadline may be what you should …

Moleskine Chapters Journals: for modern multi-taskers

Moleskine Chapters Journals: for modern multi-taskersOrganise the different chapters of your life with a new structured and stylish little journal …

55 Time

Want to save time on your design work? Yes! Great, then let's dig in.<p>This article is overflowing with time-saving tips that will not only have you …