Anthony Rocchio

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How to Write Strong Chord Progressions for Your Guitar Songs

01<p>of 05<p>Making Your Songs Stand Out<p>Have you ever stopped for a moment to imagine just how many songs, in total, have been written? Consider... many …

Fingerpicking: Let Your Fingers Do the Talking

0<p>SHARES<p>The hands of a beginning guitarist are like a couple learning to dance, with one member of the team always straying ahead of the other.<p>Every …

How Guitarists Can Build Super-Human Legato Chops

An essential element in soloing for all guitarists is the use of legato techniques.<p>The term legato is defined as “smooth and connected,” and a legato …

Want to Knock 'em Dead in Nashville? Learn These 20 Tasty Country Licks

Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having …

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A …

Electric Guitar

Secrets of Shred with Sammy Boller: Speed Pentatonic Scales

In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating my favorite way to rearrange the pentatonic scale into a two string-speed pattern.<p>This trick allows you to …

21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.</i><p>As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We …

Self-improvement

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Self-improvement

Video Lesson: Learn the Nuts and Bolts of Travis Picking

Adam PerlmutterOctober 15, 2017<p><b>From the December 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY JAMIE STILLWAY</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>As you progress on the path of guitar …

Dancing UFOs Hula Over Honolulu

Were these drones? Creative (if not lazy) editing? Or the real thing? Our expert weighs in.<p>Almost every day, new UFO images and videos are posted all over the Internet for everyone to see. Here's one that, at first glance, may have you believing a fleet of otherworldly orbs were captured on video, …

The Cognitive Benefits of Play: Effects on the Learning Brain | Growing With Your Child: The Art of Mindful Parenting

Biological anthropologist Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., wrote an excellent article for parents about the cognitive benefits of play in children that I’ve got to …

Your Mind on Language: How Bilingualism Boosts Your Brain

Language shapes the way we think. Whether we're listening to a persuasive speaker, absorbed in powerful writing, or engaged in a conversation, language can introduce us to new ideas, perspectives, and opportunities.<p>But at a more fundamental level, language might physically alter your mind. …

Language Learning

Research Uncovers How And Where Imagination Occurs In The Brain

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination," Albert Einstein once said. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”<p>The elusive quality of mind has long been mused about by artists, philosophers and psychologists who have …

Roots of Creativity Found in the Brain

The ability of humans to create art, think rationally or invent new tools has long interested scientists, and a new study reveals how the brain …

How To Retrain Your Brain

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Brain Science Holds Key to Instilling Love of Learning

We've all heard that effective teachers, involved parents and engaged student are critical keys to school success. But another instrumental factor is just as obvious (though complex) - a child's brain. And science is reading its cues.<p>Using tools such as brain imaging, researchers are getting an …

The Brain

How to Optimize Your Brain: Why Refining Emotional Recall is the Secret to Better Memory

We’ve seen the many ways in which our memory can be our merciless traitor: it is not a recording device but a practitioner of creative plagiarism, a terrible timekeeper, and the bent backbone in the anatomy of lying. How, then, can this essential human faculty become our ally?<p>In <b>The Art of Doing:</b> …

Airdate: ReDesign my Brain with Todd Sampson

<b>Gruen Planet</b>‘s Todd Sampson undergoes a radical brain makeover in a three-part documentary series on the revolutionary new science of brain …

Brain Myths Believed By Most In U.S., Poll Shows

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 09/25/2013 09:31 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Nearly two-thirds of Americans mistakenly believe that humans use only 10 percent of their brains, according to a new poll on brain health.<p>The poll, which surveyed more than 2,000 Americans, found that 65 percent of …

Adult Neurogenesis: Can We Reverse Brain Cell Loss?

Conventional wisdom has long suggested that we cannot grow new brain cells; that we are born with all of the brain cells we will ever have and that …

Napping boosts brain power and confidence is key to achievement

Confidence key for achievement<p>Teaching mixed-ability groups could damage the confidence of pupils who believe they are in the bottom half of their class, a study suggests.<p>Researchers from the London School of Economics claim that children who achieved high grades in primary school, then perform …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

Dare to Be 100: Miracle-Gro for the Brain

I am a certified zealot about the immense value of physical exercise for everything that lives, mostly us. Exercise is good for our hearts, arteries, cholesterol, digestion, metabolism, bones, muscles, sex, etc. In 1982 I wrote an article, "Physical Exercise as an Evolutionary Force," in the <i>Journal</i> …

New research reveals exactly how the human brain adapts to injury

For the first time, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging (CCBI) have used a new combination of neural …

Spots on an MRI: White Matter Hyperintensities

If your doctor tells you there are “spots” on a magnetic resonance image (MRI) of your brain, your first reaction might be to panic. But how worried …

3 Easy Ways To Whip Your Brain Into Shape

Our brain changes every day. We can feel when it is firing on all cylinders and our thoughts connect fluidly. Alternatively, we all have days when we feel like we are in a fog and words are harder to find. On those days, we wonder, “Am I losing my mental edge?”<p>For most healthy adults, the issue …