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Give Most Fruits the Sniff Test to See If They're Ripe or Not

When in doubt, use your nose. That's how you'll know pineapples, peaches, and other fruits are ripe.<p>Secret Tips from the Yumiverse illustrated a …

Food

11 Body Hacks that You Should Know About

Have you got any tiny itchy issues with your body sometimes but don't know how to deal with them? The following 11 body hacks will help you get the …

The Top 7 Mindset Secrets for Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I must admit, when I first sat down to write this article, I wasn’t inspired and had no idea what to write about! As a matter of fact, I stared at …

Motivation

6 Signs That You Have Developed A Good Habit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

A Duke University study found that 45% of participants’ behavior was habitual, not intentional.<p>If this study is even a slightly accurate …

Is It Possible To Think Without Language?

Language is so deeply embedded in almost every aspect of the way we interact with the world that it's hard to imagine what it would be like not to …

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational

How typeface influences the way we read and think

Last summer, CERN was on the verge of announcing a discovery so critical to understanding the basic building blocks of the universe that it had been …

John Cleese on the Five Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, <b>John Cleese</b> (b. October 27, 1939) offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and …

Hijack! How Your Brain Blocks Performance

So there you are, when suddenly you hear <i>that song</i> that reminds you of <i>that person</i>. And you’re emotionally hijacked—just like that. Good or bad, the song interacts with your neural net and triggers the emotions you have associated with it. Emotional hijacks happen every day, often unconsciously, …

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

So yea, you know how the left brain is really <i>realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical</i>, and the right brain is so darn <i>creative,</i> …

Productivity Tips - How To Improve Productivity at Work

Staying productive at work is hard for a lot of us. Not because we're not capable employees, and not because we're not killing ourselves to get …

Six Sigma Is Draining Employees' Creativity - Switch & Shift

Six Sigma Is Draining Employees’ Creativity<p><i>“Now I have to tell you something, and I mean this in the best and most inoffensive way possible: I don’t</i> …

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