Beverly Motter Morgan

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Turns out, Democrats really are turning to socialism

You know how you’ve been hearing all this cockamamie talk about the Democratic Party worried about losing so many elections that it’s turning for a …

Middle-class

Switch your writing on by switching your brain off.

If you’re looking for an effective warm up before you write then you won’t find one better than this.I want to do an experiment. It may work. It may …

Creative Writing

10 Simple Phrases Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Use

Each of these phrases will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>As humans, we're emotional creatures. We may use logic and intelligence to help us figure out what to do, but if our feelings and emotions aren't engaged, we won't be motivated to do it. In contrast, those same …

Emotional Intelligence

An FBI negotiator who worked over 150 hostage cases shares the key to getting anyone to change their mind

<i>The following is an excerpt from "EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence:</i><i>"</i><p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world. Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, including fifteen years as a hostage negotiator, during which he worked on more than 150 international …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Chilling Psychological Thrillers To Add To Your Reading List Now

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Books

Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65% (Listen)

The soothing 8-minute tune was shown to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels in the brain.The post Neuroscientists Discover a Song …

Depression

How to become the best version of yourself

A lot of personal development content focuses on things like productivity, health, wealth and happiness. Which is fine, except these goals can …

Nelson Mandela

The Devastating True Story of the Romanov Family's Execution

The Russian Royal Family was executed and buried in July 1918. So why does Vladimir Putin keep bringing up the bodies?<p>At about 1 a.m. on July 17, …

CrossFit’s “Holy War”: The Rise And Fall Of Its Science Crusader

<b>As the camera</b> rolled, Russell Berger paced back and forth before a whiteboard in a dark gym. The CrossFit spokesperson talked in somber tones, …

Journalism

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

Learn Skills Not Everybody Knows

If you’re in school, don’t waste time in English courses. Learn skills not everybody knows, like court reporting or Japanese, so you can get …

Writing

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos Recipe

"This recipe was handed down to me by a Korean friend. So full of flavor! I wanted to share it with you all. I did tweak it a little to add more …

Recipes

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

1/<p>100. "Movement and Location" (2015)<p>Brooklyn Film<p><b>Critic score:</b> 74/100<p><b>User score:</b> 8.6/10<p><b>What critics said:</b> "Despite its sci-fi hook, 'Movement and …

All You Need to Know About the ‘Learning Styles’ Myth, in Two Minutes

ON A SUNNY hike along a Madeiran levada a couple of years ago, I got chatting to a retired school teacher and I told him about the brain myths book I …

Pedagogy

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

More than 21,000 images fill this overlooked gem of a prehistoric site.<p>Centuries ago, Mogollon people stood in front of these basalt rocks. Clutching …

Archaeology

Brain area responsible for pessimism found

Neuroscientists have now found the brain area responsible for pessimism. The new research suggests that both anxiety and depression are caused by an …

Neuroscience

Thirty micrometres a minute: scientists discover the speed of death

<b>Name:</b> The speed of death.<p><b>Age:</b> Not sure that is entirely relevant.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Cellular.<p><b>You’re talking in riddles.</b> I’m bracing myself for some seriously hard science.<p><b>Stop beating about the bush and get on with it.</b> OK, here goes. Two Stanford University systems biologists, Xianrui Cheng and James …

Stanford University

This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

Here’s a harsh life truth that you’ll never hear in your formative years — there is a very high probability you will not discover what you truly want …

Motivation

New neuroimaging research helps explain why psychopaths lie effortlessly

A new study sheds light on the neural basis of dishonest behavior in psychopathic individuals. The new research has been published in <i>Social Cognitive</i> …

Psychology

Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory

A controversial new paper argues that universes with dark energy profiles like ours do not exist in the “landscape” of universes allowed by string …

Dark Matter

This Simple Optical Illusion Could Help Diagnose Autism

Where do your eyes go?<p>Accurately arriving at a diagnosis for autism spectrum disorder can be challenging, especially in cases that appear to be …

Autism

Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

Here are this summer's 11 hottest thrillers

Summer thrills

Books

How Can You Be Sure You're Really Creative? Look for This 1 Rare Sign (and Ask Yourself 3 Questions)

Scientists have discovered that this type of thinking in teams and organizations increase ingenuity and productivity.<p>There are two prevailing schools of thought related to how we think, problem solve, make decisions, and view the world: "Convergent" and "divergent" thinking.<p>If you're familiar with …

Creativity

Long-lost Roman library reemerges in Germany after 2,000 years in darkness

When the Romans expanded across Europe 2,000 years ago, they made inroads into almost every corner of the continent, fighting as far away as Scotland and sending its coins to what today is Estonia.<p>But Germany posed a particular challenge. In the year 9 of our modern calendar system, the Romans …

German History

Why Good Men are Bad to Their Families

This is a story about bears.<p>Dad looks the part of a model citizen. He works hard, volunteers, and makes friends easily. He’s a good neighbor and an …

Psychology

How Family Sitcoms Convince Family Men That Fighting at Home is Fine

Dr. Aileen Buslig studies television and its effects on viewers. She's got some bad news for fathers.<p>On any given episode of <i>Fraiser</i>, the titular …

TV

Genome Study Upends Understanding of How Language Evolved

Research casts doubt on the idea that a gene linked to language evolution is special to modern humans

Anthropology

Book clinic: which books best capture our relationship with animals?

<b>Which books best depict our relationship with other species without being over</b><b>sentimental or too philosophical?</b><br>Carlos Lugo-Ortiz, 52, professor of biology and entomology, Ponce, Puerto Rico<p><b>Charles Foster</b><b>, author of the Baillie</b> <b>Gifford-longlisted</b> <b>Being a Beast</b> <b>(Profile, £8.99), writes:</b><br>The stipulation …

Books