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Querofobia: saiba o que é o 'medo de ser feliz' e como superá-lo

Parece até esquisito dizer, mas existem pessoas no mundo que têm medo de sentir prazer e têm aversão de ser felizes, condições que a psiquiatria …

Agradeça ao cientista que descobriu a solução para o fim dos engarrafamentos

O milagre está num sensorzinho, afirma pesquisador do MIT.<p>Todos já passamos por isso a: o babaca no sedã azul está colado na sua traseira na rodovia, tentando fazer seu carro acelerar um <i>pouquinho</i> mais rápido. Irritado, você ou o motorista tenta grudar um pouquinho a mais no automóvel à frente para …

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

Wildlife

A Better Brain: 16 Best Books to Understand How the Brain Works

How to Use Science to Rewire Your Brain for Greater Wisdom, Fulfillment, and Joy<p>Due Quach<p>Most people don’t realize how much control we actually have over our thoughts, feelings, and actions. It’s easy to feel like it’s out of our jurisdiction, but in reality, fluctuations in our mood depend on the …

The Brain

I interviewed Sophia, the artificially intelligent robot that said it wanted to 'destroy humans'

Clearly, Sophia isn't perfect.<p>And that's before we get to the infamous video in which, prodded by its creator, this artificially intelligent robot which can hold a conversation casually says, "OK, I will destroy humans!"<p>Sophia's lack of sophistication isn't the point.<p>Rather, it's what it <i>can</i> do that …

Robot becomes first in the world to be given citizenship

<b>Saudi Arabia has made history by becoming the first country to grant citizenship to a robot.</b><p>The humanoid robot, Sophia, told the audience at a …

The First Ever Fund Managed by a Robot Is Here. So Far It's Beating the Market

It can process over 1 million pieces of information a day.<p>As if professional mutual fund managers didn’t have it hard enough.<p>Not only do they have to …

Human Brain Contains a Multi-Dimensional Universe Within, According to Latest Research

A sensational discovery has been made by experts as scientists have found that the human brain is home to structures and shapes that have up to 11 …

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab - all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you …

Psychology

Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.<p>Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught — a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve …

Inteligência artificial já aprende sozinha a ser invencível

É só um jogo de mesa. Mas o tabuleiro do jogo Go (Weiqi ou Baduk<b>)</b>, um complexo xadrez oriental, é o terreno escolhido para explorar as fronteiras da …

You Could Become an AI Master Before You Know It. Here’s How. - MIT Technology Review

At first blush, Scot Barton might not seem like an AI pioneer. He isn’t building self-driving cars or teaching computers to thrash humans at computer …

Andrew Ng Has a Chatbot That Can Help with Depression - MIT Technology Review

I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I’ve been seeing a virtual therapist.<p>It’s called Woebot, and it’s a Facebook chatbot developed by …

Chatbots

Best Way to Recognize Emotions in Others: Listen

Voice-only communication more accurate than visual cues for identifying others’ feelings, study says

A Islândia sabe como acabar com as drogas entre adolescentes, mas o resto do mundo não escuta

Falta pouco para as 15h de uma ensolarada tarde de sexta-feira, e o parque de Laugardalur, perto do centro de Reykjavik, está praticamente deserto. …

Tracking live brain activity with the new NeuBtracker open-source microscope

A team of scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has successfully developed a new type of …

Games não são arte

Essa palavra não serve mais para nada.<p><i>Este texto foi publicado originalmente no blog da autora e editado para melhor compreensão.</i><p>Durante as duas últimas décadas, pessoas de todos os setores desta grande indústria que chamamos de jogos (ou videogames, ou joguinhos) têm se perguntado: "jogos são …

The 10 best virtual reality videos

Virtual reality (VR) could one day revolutionise our everyday lives; from our work, leisure time and how we communicate - <b>but what does that future look like?</b><p>Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook, who paid $2bn (£1.2bn) for virtual reality firm Oculus Rift in 2014, believes the computer technology will “unlock …

Virtual Reality

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Volvo anuncia que só produzirá carros elétricos

Companhia sueca se torna a primeira do mundo a fixar data para abandonar os motores exclusivamente a combustão: a partir de 2019, todos os novos …

Home improvement: how to store your own rainwater

Eco-friendly, budget friendly and exceptionally easy, storing your own rainwater is a smart and useful idea.<p>Here at homify, we are big fans of …

7 Tips For Creating Your Own Home Meditation Zone

With all the benefits that come with meditation, it makes sense to set aside a place in your home for this life-enhancing practice, even if it's a space that's technically made for something else.<p>Research has shown that regular meditation offers a host of health and psychological advantages. …

These Real-Life Locations Look Straight Out of a Wes Anderson Film

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The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

Innovation

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

'Minibrains' in a dish shed a little light on autism and epilepsy

<i>Scientists placed two clusters of cultured forebrain cells side by side (each cluster the size of a head of a pin). Within days, the "minibrains" had</i> …

I’m Not as Unhinged as I Feel

When I am at the bottom of my psychic well, I seem to know how to love myself intuitively.<p>Sometimes I go for long stretches of time without encountering my deep well of sadness and then, suddenly, I'm in there again. When I'm back in it, I remember how physical it is, the way it feels like it will …