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How to Learn a Language Faster From 12 Language Experts

In a world that demands rapid learning and massive change, the ability to learn a language faster is an important skill to acquire. Concerning …

Language Learning

The Train That Saved Denver

The car-choked city overcame regional distrust to build a major transit system that is remaking the urban core and the suburbs, too.<p>A decade ago, travelers arriving at Denver’s sprawling new airport would look out over a vast expanse of flat, prairie dog-infested grassland and wonder if their plane …

Urban Design

Daydreaming ‘can boost your daily productivity’ – research suggests

Employers may see daydreaming as a complete waste of time, but taking a quick time out during your working day can actually boost your productivity, experts suggest.<p>Letting your mind wander can increase your creativity and help you when it comes to tackling complex problems, according to Dr Fiona …

Sleep

Death-defying runner finishes Ironman Australia

<i>Doctors said Turia Pitt wouldn't run again, after she suffered burns over 65 percent of her body during a 2011 ultramarathon.</i><p>“I don’t know what to do with myself now,” Turia Pitt said, laughing, on a call from Sydney, Australia, after finishing the Ironman Australia, her first, in 13:24:42. “When …

A Meditation Teacher's 3 Tips for Deeper Sleep in Just 7 Minutes | Inc.com

Have you ever had the experience of climbing into bed after a long day and not being able to fall asleep?<p>There have been many occasions where I have felt the anxiety and stress of the day haunting me before I sleep, instead of my being calm and relaxed, and hitting the reset button before the next …

Meditation

Harvard Research Shows How the Cerebellum Regulates Thoughts

In 1504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the human brain and coined the term <i>cerebellum</i> (Latin for “little brain”) to describe two small brain …

Which Is Better: Running Faster or Longer?

We're setting the record straight when it comes to distance versus sprints<p>If you consider yourself a serious runner, you may feel settled into one of …

The Surprising Thing Strong Leaders Know That Weak Leaders Don’t

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Could a five-minute test predict how quickly adults can learn a second language?

Why is it that for some adults learning a second language is a breeze, while for others it feels like an insurmountable task?<p>Research from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington suggests part of the reason might lie in the rhythms of adults’ brains. In a new …

The Brain