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An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Hidden Brain : NPR

• Podcasts ><br>• Science & Medicine ><p>Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.More from Hidden Brain »<p>April 23, 2018<p>Emma, Carrie, Vivian<p>April 23, 2018 • In 1924, a 17-year-old girl was …

Economics

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Anime

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Construction

How Emotional Intelligence Can Improve Your Productivity

In business, you need to recognize where those "hot" emotions are coming from, bring them under control and proceed as calmly as possible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We typically think of intelligence in terms of knowledge or cognitive reasoning ability, but there’s …

Emotional Intelligence

A 3-Step Process to Break a Cycle of Frustration, Stress, and Fighting at Work

Bring to mind a conflict at work, and you’ll probably have the perpetrator in mind: your incompetent boss, that passive-aggressive colleague, or the resource-hoarding peer in another department. We spend an inordinate amount of time complaining about these people, avoiding them, and fighting with …

Emotional Intelligence

How Banks Can Compete Against an Army of Fintech Startups

It’s been more than 25 years since Bill Gates dismissed retail banks as “dinosaurs,” but the statement may be as true today as it was then. Banking for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been astonishingly unaffected by the rise of the Internet. To the extent that banks have digitized, …

Bill Gates

7 Common Moves Where Form is Often Flawed

1 of 8<p>M+F Magazine<p>Exercise Abuse<p>In my last article I highlighted several exercises where proper form and technique are crucial in order to prevent …

5 Ways To Stop Distractions And Develop Greater Focus

We live in a noisy world.<p>Notifications appear on our phones, computers, tablets, and watches. We are constantly bombarded with items demanding our immediate attention, and millennials may be the most distracted generation in the workplace:<p>The average millennial sends and receives over 100 text …

Time Management

Emotional Intelligence Has a Scary Dark Side, Says Science | Inc.com

Back in 1995, Daniel Goleman published the bestselling book, <i>Emotional Intelligence</i>. It was based on a concept introduced roughly three decades earlier by Michael Beldoch: Emotionally intelligent individuals have the ability to identify and respond to emotions both in themselves and others. Now, …

Emotional Intelligence

How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

Self-help

A psychology professor shares a 4-part system that will help you accomplish your goals

But it turns out that fantasizing about the future can actually drain energy away from putting your goals into practice.<p>"The more positively people think and daydream about the future, the less effort they put into realizing that future," Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York …

Productivity

Fintech platforms add Islamic finance capabilities | Reuters

(Reuters) - Canadian fintech company Goldmoney Inc (XAU.TO) has certified its gold-based financial products as sharia-compliant, the latest firm to combine blockchain technology to tap demand from Islamic investors.<p>The move illustrates how fintechs, companies that use innovative technology to …

South-east Asia

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

Neuroscience offers some handy hacks to learn faster, focus better, and make smarter decisions this year.<p>Resolutions are often an exercise in wishful thinking. People rarely keep them, mostly because they’re vague about their goals and don’t have a plan for following through. But that isn’t the …

Innovation

Simon Sinek - The Millennial Question - Millennials in the workplace

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Time Management

17 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 17 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p>1. Hitting the snooze button<p>It might feel like pressing the snooze button in …

Time Management

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

Fintech and Payments Best Practices & Fintech and Payment Technology Research for Large & Small Business - BI Intelligence

The Ultimate Fintech & Payments Research Bundle<p>The fintech revolution is forcing the financial services industry and everything it touches to evolve quickly…<p>If you’re involved in the financial industry in any way, it’s important for you to have a clear understanding of the payments landscape and …

Big Data

Why do we wake up stiff in the mornings? Scientists discover the answer

Scientists have discovered why we wake up stiff in the morning - because our body's natural ibuprofen has not kicked in yet.<p>Researchers revealed the reason our limbs can feel rigid and achy when we rise is because the body's biological clock suppresses anti-inflammatory proteins during sleep.<p>When …

Kefir, Kombucha and Sauerkraut: Fermented Foods for Your Heart Health

by Carra Richling<p>Fermented foods, which include classics like Sauerkraut and trendy drinks like Kobucha tea, are gaining popularity as the new super food. New studies are showing that this ancient food preservation process offers numerous health benefits. Fermented foods reduce inflammation, …

Spectacular LightGarden lamps transform walls into dazzling works of art

Lighting designer Alex Fitzpatrick has created an energy-efficient, completely customizable lighting system that serves as both a functional wall …

A Simple Explanation of How Shares Move Around the Securities Settlement System

I explained here how money moves around the banking system and how the Bitcoin system causes us to revisit our assumptions about what a payment …

The Top 30 Muscle-Building Foods

1 of 30<p>1. Omega-3 Eggs<p>Eggs have been vilified for years as artery-clogging foods. But further research into the role of dietary cholesterol and heart …

57 small things you can do every day to be happier and more successful

1. Assume people have good intentions.<p>Since you can't read minds, you don't really know the "why" behind the "what" that people do. Imputing evil motives to other people's weird behaviors adds extra misery to life, while assuming good intentions leaves you open to reconciliation.<p>2. Avoid using …

Self-help

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

Black Holes

Holistic Training for Explosive Growth

<b>Duration</b> 1 day<p><b>Exercises</b> 10<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It is important to have a goal while hitting the weight pile, but the hard part is having the knowledge and …

Exercise