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The silent tragedy affecting today’s children

How to Raise a Feminist Son

We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons.<p>Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. …

Parenting

How Intellectual Bullies Will Try to Push You Around

When we think of childhood bullying, we’re likely to conjure up images of either a vulnerable child being mocked to tears, or having to endure some …

Psychology

Understanding Very, Very Smart People – Samuel Kohlenberg, LPC

Being smart is really hard.<p>There may be people with high IQs who have an easy time in life; relationships are simple, work and school are a breeze, …

Self-improvement

Could your thoughts make you age faster?

<i>Jenn Liv</i><p>Researchers are finding that your mental patterns could be harming your telomeres — essential parts of the cell’s DNA — and affecting your …

The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Information overload is everywhere, from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain—<i>your</i> brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating …

Teach Your Kid to Code, Here's How

<i>What"s some advice for parents whose children are interested in learning to program? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO and co-founder of The Firehose Project, on Quora.</b><p>Give …

Quora

13 Authors You'll Definitely Want To Binge-Read Over Your Next Long Weekend

There are few things I love more in this world than the expanse of four or five days of schedule-free bliss, and a stack of books on the coffee …

Harvard Professor Swaps Content For Connections In EdTech Strategy U-Turn

Professor Bharat Anand teaches digital strategy at Harvard Business School, yet when he came to co-developing the HBS digital education business (HBX) he fell headlong into the very trap he tells leaders to avoid. That is to say, the content trap.<p>In <i>The Content Trap</i> (Random House, 2016) Anand shows …

Things to do before 30: read these 33 books

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of …

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner

To a frustrated single person, life can often feel like this:<p>And at first glance, research seems to back this up, suggesting that married people are on average happier than single people and much happier than divorced people. But a closer analysis reveals that if you split up “married people” into …

Relationships

The best children's books of 2016

From polite penguins to robotic bees, here are the best tales of 2016 for young readers.<p>Picture books<p>Steve Antony is a huge hit with parents, because his books all stress the virtues of behaving well. But the engaging illustrations and zappy prose ensure that children never suspect they are being …

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive socio-economic political structures, …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Psychology

Want to live longer? Read a book

Could a bit of light reading every day add years to your life?<p>A new study by Yale University found that reading books was positively correlated with …

Five Books to Change Liberals' Minds

<b>“Seeing Like A State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Conditions Have Failed,”</b> by James Scott. In this wildly imaginative book, dealing with agriculture, urban planning, and Esperanto, Scott argues that modern governments, relying on top-down knowledge, tend to be clueless, because they …

Health Care

When You Discipline Your Child, Saying This Is a Big Mistake

<i>Inside: When you discipline your child, remember this 3-step trick that will help you get through those tough parenting moments while also helping</i> …

Parenting

Is this the world's most oversubscribed school?

<b>Is this the most oversubscribed school in the world?</b><p>The VidyaGyan Leadership Academy, a boarding school in India's Uttar Pradesh state, is offering an elite education for pupils drawn from the rural poor.<p>There are about 200 places on offer each year - but such is the appetite for families to get a …

Education

Oxytocin Changes Everything

What does petting a cat, hugging a friend, deep breathing, a walk in the woods, and giving away money to someone have in common? These are but a few …

YouTube

YouTube

YouTube

The Hot New Millennial Housing Trend Is a Repeat of the Middle Ages

Communal living is hardly a departure from tradition—it's a return to how humans have been making their homes for thousands of years.<p>For most of human history, people were hunter-gatherers. They lived in large camps, depending on one another for food, childcare, and everything else—all without …

Lao Tzu's Four Rules for Living

Many centuries ago, Lao Tzu, spoke of the four cardinal virtues, teaching that when we practice them as a way of life, we come to know the truth of …

How to Tell the Difference Between Sadness, Grief, and Depression

We all know what it’s like to feel sad. Sadness is a standard human emotion. It looks different for different people and in different situations, but …

10 Killer Productivity Advice By Happening Young Entrepreneurs Bizztor

Being a successful entrepreneur takes more than vision. It requires continuous efforts, even at times when you don’t want to work or not motivated …

What the Emergency Room Taught Me About Being Overworked

Overworked<p>It was a hectic Saturday afternoon in the emergency room of a major Berlin hospital. The list of unseen patients was long, the hallways …

Medicine

33 Introspective And Inspiring Books Every Old Soul, Dreamer, And Artist Should Read

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Kw2yLV<p>Books on creativity are one of my favorite genres of book. Anytime I’m feeling uninspired or …

The 11 Most Thought-Provoking Books on Leadership

<b>Recognize, develop, and embody great leadership.</b> <i>Seven Disciplines of A Leader</i> is a comprehensive manual for building better leaders. Author and …

Leadership

Top 30 Books Every Young Influencer Must Read

It’s almost a platitude that reading is used as a tool to inspire influencers to grow. If you want to know which top books every young influencer/ …

Books