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Nimrud levelled: Archeologist concerned that ancient Assyrian site of Khorsabad 'could be next'

Archeologists and Assyrian experts have reacted with disgust at the latest Islamic State (Isis) video showing militants flattening the ancient …

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

Harvard

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When it comes to confidence, one thing is certain: truly confident …

17 Tips To ACTUALLY Listen When Someone Else Is Talking

AKA how to make everyone in your life feel a little more special. Are you listening?

6 Habits Smart Leaders Never Forget

<b>Over a 24 year career, FBI Firearms instructors made us repeat the same series of actions on the firing range. After awhile, it got so repetitive</b> …

Self-improvement

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

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6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

University of California

Can behavioural economics improve the impact of development programs? Reflections on the World Development Report 2015

The latest World Development Report [pdf] provides evidence that insights from psychology and economics can be utilised to improve policy decisions. …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

A Culture of Personality

<i>Bottom Line:</i> <i>A CEO’s character can change a company’s culture, the way it operates, and its performance.</i><p>Finally, we have conclusive proof that …