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5 Funny Apps Your Kid Will Love You For Downloading

<i>Phones and tablets can actually help bring families together as long as you have the right apps. Our friends at Common Sense Media are here to share the best apps to download for some family fun with kiddos and their parents.</i><p>Think kids are always ahead of the curve when it comes to tech? Not this …

Apps

The big mistake most people make when they receive negative feedback

Nobody enjoys getting negative feedback. When we receive an unflattering performance review from our boss or get turned down by a date, it’s human nature to try to feel better by dismissing the judgment as unreasonable or biased. And so, last month, when a federal judge blocked US president Donald …

Psychology

The idea of monogamy as a relationship ideal is based on flawed science

Is monogamy actually better than non-monogamy?<p>It’s still very much an open question—and one with no clear answers, in part because scientists can’t break free of a certain worldview gripping their field.<p>Monogamy is so much a part of the emotional makeup of Western culture that even people who study …

Psychology

Tony Robbins: To be truly successful, avoid these 3 mental traps

The most painstakingly crafted plans are useless if we can't manage to act on them.<p>That's why entrepreneur and bestselling author Tony Robbins says …

Self-improvement

How to Make the Most of Your Child’s Critical Growth Period

By<p>Mar 21 2017, 2:22 PM<p>Unsplash :: Josh Applegate<p>All parents want to prep their children for a success-filled future. But, according to renowned …

How I'm Surviving My Marriage and My Depression

When I was 26 years old, I almost killed myself. It was at once both impulsive and entirely thought out — a decision that, if I'm being honest, had …

The Research on Ketamine As an Antidepressant Looks Quite Exciting

At the moment, the study of hallucinogens as possible treatments for mental illness is in an early, exciting stage — partly because the U.S. …

American Psychiatric Association

How to use laughter to get your kid to do what you want

For most parents, this scene is probably familiar: Your toddler refuses to get dressed. You've tried everything you can think of: asking nicely, …

Things I wish I knew when I started building Android SDK/Libraries

<i>Note: This post was originally published on medium. and also featured in Android Weekly</i><p>It all starts when some android developer tries to figure out …

Useful Design to Code Services for Your Projects

Most web designers prefer the artistic aspects of website building. They are quite content to leave coding and testing to professional developers. …

Web Design

Seven Techniques For Getting Creatively Unstuck

If you solve problems for a living, you’ve probably had it happen. Just when you least expect it — and just when you need to be brilliant — you’re suddenly blocked. You pour on the coffee and tell yourself you’ll power it out. But all you produce is the jitters. You try burning the midnight oil, …

Creativity

Having Children After 35? Older New Mothers Have More Compassion

Mothers who experience childbirth for the first time in their thirties have more compassions and punish and scold their child much less frequently …

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building its first full-size passenger pod

In the world of Hyperloop, the race is on to see who can produce the first viable commercial system. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies on Tuesday announced a key move in its own progress toward that goal: It has begun construction on its first full-scale passenger capsule, to be completed and …

8 Happy Couples Share How They Broke Through Their Biggest Relationship Hurdles

“Our origins as a couple couldn’t have looked less promising.”<p>Photograph courtesy of Chelcie P.<p>In case you haven't seen the new live action <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, just know that Belle and Beast are basically the OGs of couples who beat the odds. (Spoiler alert?) She's a bookworm with a sense of …

All mapped out? Using satnav 'switches off' parts of the brain, study suggests

Brain activity linked to simulating possible journeys appears to be absent when a person is following directions rather than independently planning a route<p>The British man whose BMW was left teetering on a Yorkshire cliff edge was an early victim of the phenomenon. Then came the Japanese tourists …

The Brain

How to Hire Real Innovators (Not Fakers) | Inc.com

Companies that truly value innovation spend a lot of time searching for new hires that truly have the skills to develop and nurture new ideas consistently. For a while, companies like Google tried to weed out the innovators from the also-rans by asking people to solve difficult problems. These …

Innovation

Why a baby’s first touch may set their sense of the world

Relative to other primates, human children enter the world underdeveloped, namely when it comes to our brains. Human gestation would require an …

Pregnancy

DARPA's Lifetime Learning Project Will Let A.I. Grow Up

DARPA is working on a new machine learning technology that could let a future artificial intelligence grow up, learning from its experiences over the …

How To Take Your Marriage From Sexless To Steamy, In 7 Steps

Sex therapists share their advice.<p>Don’t feel guilty if you can’t remember the last time you and your partner got it on; sexless marriages have become almost endemic in modern society. According to data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, the top-searched marriage complaint on Google is “sexless …

New York City

Bored? Doodling Can Help You Focus, Says Science | Inc.com

Circles and triangles. Funny faces. Flowers and bugs. Your standard anytime doodle images. According to psychologist Jackie Andrade from the University of Plymouth, those simple pictures on the sides of your office memos and meeting notes have a specific purpose for your brain you shouldn't …

Doodling

‘How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids’: Author’s Diaper Genie wake-up call may help you, too

Journalist Jancee Dunn enjoys a happy home life with her husband and young daughter. But it wasn’t always all smiles and sunshine. The couple’s contentment became strained soon after the birth of their child.<p>Resentment festered — over whose turn it was to empty the diaper pail, who was supposed to …

Parenting

What Does The Cerebellum Do? Probably Much More Than We Think

Despite years of research, our understanding of how the brain functions is still patchy — at least compared to other organs in the human body.<p>Take …

What Your Face, Smell, and Walk Say About Your Personality, According to Science | Inc.com

We've all heard that first impressions are incredibly hard to shake. Experts often say that's because of cognitive biases that make it hard for people to change their opinions once they've formed them. But new science suggests another possible cause for the durability of these initial opinions -- …

Psychology

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Pulitzer Prize

The 5 Skills You and Your Kids Need to Be Robot Proof, According to Experts | Inc.com

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in machine learning and natural language processing technologies will have a huge impact media, advertising, retail, finance, and healthcare industries in the near future. Gartner claims that 85% of all customer interactions won't require human customer …

Artificial Intelligence

Psychology suggests that when someone calls you the wrong name, it’s because they love you

Many of us have been called the wrong name by a parent, have confused the names of our closest friends, or, most cringingly, called our new beau by the name of an ex. It’s such a common awkward moment between loved ones that it has become an entertainment trope: Ross calls Emily the wrong name at …

Alzheimer's Disease

Happy Couples Have These 6 Things in Common—Do You?

I've always been staunchly against the idea that you should change yourself to please someone else, but I'll admit that this year my perspective …

wallstreams.com

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

This article originally appeared on Time and Barking Up the Wrong Tree.<p>John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% …

A step-by-step guide to hacking your brain so it can remember anything

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the most effective way to study a huge amount of information for one test?</i> <i>Answer by Jonathan Davidson, author of The College Success Cheat Sheet.</i><p>Don’t despair. If you do the right things, you’ll be ready to crush any exam.<p>In order to pull this …

Productivity