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A neuroscientist reveals why you're so bad at remembering names

We've all been there, you're having a nice conversation with someone you just met and suddenly you realize you've forgotten their name.<p>It's embarrassing, but the good news is there's actually an evolutionary reason behind it. Dr. Dean Buonomano, professor of neurobiology at UCLA, explains why …

The real problem with standing desks, according to evolutionary psychology

Nope, it’s not the back aches or foot pain. If you can’t concentrate while working at a standing desk, it’s probably because your primal brain is subconsciously making eye-friends with all your coworkers.<p>We have evolved to do this because being attuned to others’ emotions is essential for creating …

Psychology

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

How Surgeons Stay Focused for Hours

Practitioners at Montefiore Health System have honed strategies to push through long procedures<p>By<p>Lucette Lagnado<p>Organ-transplant surgeons have skills most of us can only dream about. One, concentrating for hours straight, is something we can aspire to.<p>Transplanting a liver can take eight to 10 …

Medicine

Eight Key Personality Types For Innovation Teams

Bell Labs is historically one of the most productive R&D labs in history. A large number of the technologies we use today were invented there. Bell Labs scientists invented the facsimile machine, the first long-distance television transmission, the first binary digital computer, the transistor, the …

Innovation

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

5 Motivational Tricks to Help You Be More Productive

Getting started is the hardest part of any task.<p>Have you checked social media five times today, but failed to finish even a single real, work-related …

Procrastination

Breakfast of Champions: Fuel Up Like an Elite Athlete With 3 Simple Recipes

The upcoming Olympic Games got us thinking about the term "breakfast of champions." Because beyond the cereal box, we know that elite athletes are eating very specific, deliberate foods to fuel their bodies in a strategic way. So what is the <i>real</i> breakfast of champions? What do marathon runners, …

How to Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From a Clinical Psychologist

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

Self-help