Travis Bankston

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Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

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The Origins of Math Anxiety

Fear of addition, subtraction, and the numerical world starts young—especially for girls.<p>Fear of math is a real thing. I thought I was the only neurotic freak who struggled with fractions in third grade, avoided taking calculus in high school, and dropped out of physics for non-science majors in …

Stress and the susceptible brain

We all respond to stress in different ways. Some of us work harder. Others drink more or eat our feelings. Sometimes we experience sleep loss, heart …

Scientists Accidentally Discover The Brain's Consciousness "Off Switch"

While performing deep brain surgery on a woman with epilepsy, neuroscientists from George Washington University stimulated an area of her brain that …

Rethink Your Thoughts about Thinking

Your beliefs about the way you think can shape your life in surprising ways. A spate of recent findings suggest that targeting such metacognition can …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Next Creative Breakthrough

Take a moment to look at the image on the opposite page. What do you see? Just a neural network? Perhaps you spotted the hidden figure. If so, you …

15 Emerging Neurotechnologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging</i> …

Change is a Mindset

For many years New Milford High School was just like virtually every other public school in this country defined solely by traditional indicators of …

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