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4 Reasons to Rethink Entrepreneurship Education

The odds for new businesses aren't great. Entrepreneurs face massive challenges launching, let alone sustaining, their ventures. According to the Small Business Association, only about half of the companies started survive by the five year mark.<p>For the majority of these businesses, the …

The year in ideas: TED Talks of 2014

For Success at School, Personality May Beat Brains

When it comes to success in school, being smart isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Personality may have a lot more to do with academic success than …

Hypnosis: The day my mind was 'possessed'

Scientists are using hypnosis to understand why some people believe they’re inhabited by paranormal beings. To find out more, David Robson discovered what it’s like to lose his mind.<p>I am lying on my back and trapped in a gleaming white tunnel, the surface barely six inches from my nose. There is a …

If You're Unhappy, Lower Your Expectations

Well here's a kind of depressing new study.<p>A new study from University College London has discovered the formula for happiness and it mostly comes down to lowering your expectations [via SBS.<p>The researchers studied 18,000 people from around the world using a smart phone app that let them win (or …

How to Stop Being Late to Everything

Four steps to punctuality.<p>Always running late? Have hope! Your constant lateness doesn’t have to ruin your life, or more importantly, the lives of your loved ones. For our August issue, writer Sarah Elizabeth Richards examines the root of her tardiness problem in her article “Blame It On: …

Study: Practice Doesn't Always Make Perfect Memories

New research suggests that repetition—while strengthening some aspects of memory—may interfere with our ability to remember nuanced, specific details.<p>It seems intuitive that if you want to remember something, repetition is the key. How many of us could have survived high school without late nights …

The Human Brain Has An On-Off Switch For Consciousness, Scientists Say

Turning off the mind could be as easy as flicking a switch.<p>That's what doctors at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., inadvertently discovered while evaluating a 54-year-old woman with epilepsy. The researchers realized that by using electrodes to deliver tiny jolts of electricity to …

Sir Ken Robinson on Creativity and Changing Educational Paradigms

What’s not to love about RSA Animate? Here’s their animated adaptation of Sir Ken Robinson’s talk about changing educational paradigms, based on one of the best TED talks of all time, in which Sir Ken makes a compelling case for how schools are killing creativity:<p>We have a system of education that …

A Neurologist (and Dad of Two!) Shares Tips for How Parents Can Promote Brain Health

More by Erin<p>Now that summer is finally here, kids are bursting with energy to get outside. And although parents love to keep their kids healthy and …

Developing Your Brain, Increasing Intelligence and Unlocking Your Potential

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Each and every one of our negative habits, be they thinking habits, behavioral habits, or emotional habits, we …

Learning a second language at any age may slow the brain's decline

Bilingual education in schools has long been a political hot potato -- it was banned in California by a 1998 ballot measure, which the state Senate is now asking voters to repeal. But politics aside, there's an increasing amount of scientific support for the benefits of knowing (at least) two …

How to reduce the pain of a bad memory

American psychologists find that focusing on the contextual elements of a bad memory helps to reduce the pain it causes<p>Scientists in America claim they have found a simple technique people may use to reduce the emotional impact of bad memories.<p>The researchers at the Beckman Institute at the …

We All Have at Least Three Eyes—One Inside the Head

The pineal gland in the human brain has the structure of an eye. It has cells that act as light receptors, as the retina does. It has a structure …

Can I increase my brain power?

What happens when you attach several electrodes to your forehead, connect them via wires to a nine-volt battery and resistor, ramp up the current and send an electrical charge directly into your brain? Most people would be content just to guess, but last summer a 33-year-old from Alabama named …

Erasing and restoring our memories

Eric Niiler<p>Related Stories<p>Researchers implant false memories in mice, Science Online, 26 Jul 2013<br>• Scans reveal how we change memories, Science Online, …

Sleep after learning strengthens connections between brain cells and enhances memory

In study published today in <i>Science</i>, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center show for the first time that sleep after learning encourages the growth …

Education is a powerful weapon, so let's arm young girls with it

In 1990, the Italian World Cup was played to the sound of Luciano Pavarotti's Nessun Dorma. In that same year, 12.6 million under-fives died from largely preventable diseases, and 104 million children of primary school age were out of school.<p>Just six World Cups later, the millennium development …

Inside a military drone classroom

Our picks of the week from around the web, including learning to fire missiles, what surgeons can learn from pilots and how life changes when you lose an arm.<p>Life, after<br>Miles O'Brien | New York | 12 June 2014<br>How life changes when you lose an arm. “Your centre of gravity changes dramatically when …