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The Isis papers: a masterplan for consolidating power

24-page document, translated here, outlines principles for governing territory under the group’s control and strategy for becoming a viable state<p>Islamic State<p><b>Caliphate on the prophetic methodology</b><p>In the name of God, the compassionate, the merciful:<p>“No, by your Lord, they will not believe until they …

There's No Such Thing as a "Male" or "Female" Brain, Says New Study

Let's debunk this myth now.<p>Researchers have proved what your feminist mother has been telling you for decades: There are no "boy" and "girl" brains. Everyone is different.<p>A new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> has determined that for all the physical …

First Language Wires the Brain for Later Language Learning

<b>Research also demonstrates brain’s plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments.</b><p>You may believe that you have forgotten the Chinese …

Language Learning

Alzheimer's Disease Research is Pointing in a Very Surprising New Direction

At any given time, one of us has had athlete’s foot, an eye infection, or a skin irritation that was caused by fungi. From ringworm to candida, …

Skill-Based Approach to Improve the Practice of Data Science

Our Big Data world requires the application of data science principles by data professionals. I’ve recently taken a look at what it means to practice …

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

Self-improvement

The Future of Brain-Based Medicine

Anna Judd, Woodrow W. Clark II with John Nguyen (*)<p>According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 58 million adult Americans suffer from mental illness in any given year, and that number is growing. In 2013, an estimated 15.7 million adults had at least one major depressive episode (ranging …

What Exactly Is Emotional Meditation? Part 1

<b>So what exactly is emotional meditation?</b><p>To really understand emotional meditation we will need to understand the way in which our emotions serve us.<p>Our emotions are an extraordinary gift; they are the ultimate relational tool. They are ultra-responsive and very immediate. <b>Like an internal satnav</b> …

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms - MoData

Link to Machine Learning Mastery: A tour of machine learning algorithms<p>After we understand the type of machine learning problem we are working with, …

Machine Learning

Russia Outsmarts the U.S. in Syria: A New Geopolitical Outlook

Even those who hardly keep up with global affairs, Russia's recent airstrikes in Syria have captured their attention. Russia claims its military intervention in Syria is targeting ISIS and other terrorist groups. While most of Russia's airstrikes thus far occurred in the area of Homs, the Syrian …

Psychedelics Could Trigger A 'Paradigm Shift' In Mental Health Care

A new review of studies finds that LSD, psilocybin and MDMA hold potential for treating mental illness.<p>Is American medicine on the brink of a psychedelic revolution?<p>It's seeming more and more likely. A scientific review of the existing research into the therapeutic applications of psychedelics, …

Researchers Identify Three Distinct Subtypes of Alzheimer's Disease

<b>Finding could mean that each variation would need to be treated differently.</b><p>Alzheimer’s disease, long thought to be a single disease, really consists …

7 Ways To Find Your Focus When Nothing Seems To Help

There are always going to be days when it will be difficult to find your focus. Let's face it: distractions are everywhere these days. You can be …

Meditation

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

The Amina Profile: Doc discovers truths behind A Gay Girl in Damascus

Like <i>The Imposter</i> and <i>Catfish</i> – documentaries that unearthed the real identities of subjects who conned others into thinking they were someone else – <i>The Amina Profile</i> concerns itself with an elaborately constructed online ruse. In this case, director Sophie Deraspe looks at the real identity behind …

Africa

Why do more intelligent people live longer?

<i>By guest blogger</i> Stuart Ritchie<br>It’s always gratifying, as a psychologist, to feel like you’re studying something important. So you can imagine the …

Genetics

The Brain-Gut Axis, Part 3 – The Gut Microbiota In Disease

In Part 2 of the brain-gut axis article series, I explained how the brain and the gut microbiota communicate. I will now talk about how this …

Neuroscience

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Africa

NEA

WASHINGTON, DC – What are the links between brain function and creativity? How can this knowledge affect the way we learn, work, and thrive? More …

National Endowment for the Arts
Middle East

Blog Post » The Brain’s Critical Balance

The BRAIN Initiative is supporting scientists aiming to understand how the 86 billion neurons in the brain act together to enable consciousness and …

The Brain

Germany warns of attacks on Istanbul's public transport

The German foreign ministry has warned about possible attacks on Istanbul's underground rail network and bus stops in the wake of Turkey's assault on Kurdish armed groups in northern Iraq.<p>"There could be increased attack activity by the PKK," the foreign ministry said in a statement on its website …

Middle East

Özdemir warns of 'Mini-Pakistan' in Turkey as Germany sharpens travel advisory

German politician Cem Özdemir has slammed Turkey's president, saying the country was turning into a "mini-Pakistan." The German foreign office has …

Africa

Scale Invariance: A Cautionary Tale Against Reductionism

How long is the coast of Britain? It doesn’t matter how good your geography is — the answer depends on the size of your measuring stick. The coast of …

Physics
Productivity