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Iranians Are Now Chanting ‘Death to Palestine’

Khamenei calls enmity toward Israel ‘an issue of the heart.’ There is reason to question his sincerity.<p>‘Death to Palestine!” Iranians chanted at a large antiregime protest recently. They also called for death to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani. But why would …

South Asia

Five Ways To Prevent Passive-Aggressive Resistance To Change

What’s up with this?<p>You’ve been tasked with driving a major change project in your organization. You’ve presented the business reasons for the change, gotten major stakeholders on board and laid out the path forward, complete with specific goals and milestones. The project plan was polished. The …

Leadership

8 of Scotland’s best beaches and coastal treasures

Making a feature of Scotland’s less-travelled coast is a responsibility and a challenge. Even its quieter corners are seeing a tourist boom. Much of the rural north-west, deserted in the romantic imagination, is to all intents “full”. Skye, where accommodation is booked months ahead and camper vans …

Scotland

Psychedelic Brew Made From Amazonian Plants May Ease Depression

Even for those with difficult-to-treat depression.<p>“Leon” is a young Brazilian man who has long struggled with depression. He keeps an anonymous blog, …

Depression

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Civil Rights

Brazil’s audacious plan to fight poverty using neuroscience and parents’ love

Osmar Terra is a tall man with a deep voice and an easy laugh—one that disguises the scale of his ambition to transform Brazilian society. A federal representativefor nearly two decades, he is the driving force behind the world’s biggest experiment to prove that teaching poor parents how to love …

University of Chicago

Sin: Why we do the things we shouldn't

In this Science Focus Podcast episode we speak to Jack Lewis about the neuroscience of sin, how we can resist it, and the wacky experiments that test …

Neuroscience

Massive Genetic Study Finds Many Links Between Various Psychiatric Illnesses

An excavation of a million people’s genes has provided some interesting clues to how several common psychiatric disorders might arise, including …

The Brain

Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help

At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work and unproductive as a result. Sometimes, we …

Framing

10 perguntas (e respostas) bizarras que o RH da Google já fez em seleções

Quem nunca saiu de um processo seletivo intrigado com as verdadeiras intenções por trás de uma pergunta estranha? Às vezes, a turma do RH capricha na …

How to stop worrying: 7 powerful secrets from mindfulness

We all worry. At one point or another, almost one-third of people have dealt with a level of anxiety that would qualify as a disorder.<p>… a survey of …

Self-help

Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Employment

Slowing down glaucoma and other neurodegenerative diseases - Major discovery at the CRCHUM: reestablishing communication between neurons to improve vision

MONTREAL, June 21, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Neuroscience researcher Dr. Adriana Di Polo, Ph. D., and her team at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) in Canada, have made a major breakthrough in the treatment of glaucoma. Their findings could also be applicable to other …

Neuroscience

A Cornell scientist came up with four ways to lose weight without dieting – Quartz

• Meal stuffers who don’t cook, who live with their families and watch four or more hours of TV per day.<br>• Meals stuffers who are emotional eaters, live alone, and buy carryout food or order in at least three days per week.<br>• Snack grazers who do most of their snacking away from home, are female, and who …

Fitness

Scientists Studying Brain Stimulation as Possible Diabetes Treatment

Researchers say stimulating a specific part of the brain can increase dopamine activity and help insulin resistance in people with type 2 …

Diabetes

These 3 Foods Can Help Fight Diseases Like Diabetes and Cancer

How eggs and pecans can help fight diabetes and heart disease.<p>Proper nutrition can be a great way to boost your overall health. It can also be one of …

Nutrition

Her Key to Modeling Brains: Ignore the Right Details

Being able to think like a physicist helps Carina Curto, a mathematician-turned-neuroscientist, pull insights about the human brain out of …

Mathematics

10 Serene Yoga or Meditation Room Ideas

Choose a Low-Traffic Area<p><i>Foldable Screen with Gold Dip, $365.59</i><p>The last thing you want when you’re meditating is people walking in and out. Pick a …

Meditation

The Importance of Working For A Boss That Supports You

Employers seek loyalty and dedication from their employees but sometimes fail to return their half of the equation, leaving millennial workers feeling left behind and unsupported. Professional relationships are built on trust and commitment, and working for a boss that supports you is vital to …

The Workplace

A pair of neuroscientists finds that investigating emotions is easier done than said

Ask a roomful of neuroscientists to define the term “emotion” and you will trigger a lively discussion. Some will argue that emotions involve …

Neuroscience

People Before Strategy: A New Role for the CHRO

CEOs know that they depend on their company’s human resources to achieve success. Businesses don’t create value; people do. But if you peel back the layers at the vast majority of companies, you find CEOs who are distanced from and often dissatisfied with their chief human resources officers …

Management

Glasgow School of Art may be beyond repair after second fire

After touring site, Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, says building is ‘just a shell’<p>Fears were mounting last night that the Glasgow School of Art will be beyond repair after a devastating fire ripped through the Mackintosh building for a second time in four years.<p>Initial inspections …

Glasgow School

Amazon Locker: como receber as suas compras online em Miami

Armário gratuito para encomendas na Amazon<br>Saiba tudo sobre a forma mais moderna de receber as suas compras online em Miami: o Amazon Locker. Muitos …

Make Your Resume Work For You

Your resume is a direct reflection of the work that you do. You need to make sure it shows you off in the best ways possible and accurately reflects your job responsibilities. The same goes for a cover letter. While not all businesses require a cover letter anymore, it’s a good way to let your …

Employment

'Será que vou ser triste para sempre?': como a exclusão social se assemelha à dor física

José* tem 27 anos e, há dois, desde que se desentendeu seriamente com a família, mora nas ruas de São Paulo. Há alguns meses, diz ter se envolvido em …

How Aristotle is the perfect happiness guru

Happiness is not a state as far as Aristotle is concerned, it’s an activity, says Professor Edith Hall, and you just have to decide to become happier<p>You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog from your black dog, and once read something by Freud, so what can a guy who lived 23 centuries …

Happiness

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

Plum uses AI to hire people ‘that never would have been discovered through a traditional hiring process’

Recruiters have a bias problem. A 2017 meta study from Northwestern, Harvard, and the Institute of Social Research in Norway found that hiring prejudice against black candidates hasn’t changed in the last 25 years, and that Latinos have only seen a “moderate” drop. It is not just races and …

Human Resources

Shiitake bacon, carrot salmon and soya calamari: vegan meat taste test

Everything from foie gras to scallops is now being recreated for meat-free diners, but how do they taste – and can they pass for the real deal?<p>From pasta made of peas to hemp-based milk, supermarket shelves aren’t always quite what they seem these days. Never is that more the case than with meat, …

Food