Gerhard Peysar

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The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

We Expect Too Much From Our Romantic Partners

A new book explores how marriage has changed in recent years, and why that’s made staying married harder.<p>Tall, dark, handsome, funny, kind, great with kids, six-figure salary, a harsh but fair critic of my creative output ... the list of things people want from their spouses and partners has grown …

Northwestern University

Why We Crave Meaning in Our Lives, and How to Find It

“An identity is very much a tool for connecting with other people. It’s what our species evolved to do.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The four things you need</i> …

Unstructured childhood could lead to adult obesity

A stressful childhood lined with destabilizing experiences - such as having divorced parents, being exposed to crime, or moving house frequently - …

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Did you catch this hidden theme in “The Handmaid’s Tale”?

<b>Elisabeth Moss in "The Handmaid's Tale" (Hulu)</b><p>At the heart of Margaret Atwood’s book lies a biblical story that provided blueprints for a patriarchal dystopia.<p>Valerie Tarico<p>May 12, 2017 1:50am (UTC)<p>If <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> offers any sign, Margaret Atwood has read more of her Bible than many …

New Testament

Controversy of the Ages: Why Christians Should Not Divide Over the Age of the Earth

Few topics have generated as much heat amongst evangelicals as the age of the earth and the doctrine of creation. Three camps have emerged to offer …

The Gospel Coalition (TGC)

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Ten health benefits of sex

Type "sexual health" into a search engine, and it is likely that you will be bombarded with pages of articles covering anything and everything, from …

Surgery in the time of Ebola: A conversation - Scope

In the first chapter of their book, <i>Operation Ebola,</i> Stanford surgeon Sherry Wren, MD, and her Johns Hopkins colleague Adam Kushner, MD, MPH, write …

These 7 TED talks have completely changed how I make decisions

Psychologists have found decision-making is fraught with hidden influences, tricky nuances, and the ability to make us happy in the short-term but unhappy in the long-term.<p>Some of my greatest insights into this aspect of human behavior have come from TED talks, which break down research findings …

TED Talks

Are You Having Enough Sex?

When it comes to sex, we’re quick to gobble up statistics that tell us how much the average person has. Since it’s too taboo to ask anyone in real …

UC Berkeley

Demonic influences and mental health: Beware the devil you know

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don't.<p>Belief in the existence of powerful supernatural evil beings was one of the strongest predictors of poor mental health in young adults, according to a new study by Purdue University …

For the record: Dr. Leonard Sax on the collapse of parenting

We talked to the author about the perils of modern parenting<p>Have parents lost confidence in themselves? Have they relinquished parental authority? …

Exploring a beautiful, 23-year-old food forest in New Zealand (Video)

I've asked this before—but having toured many permaculture gardens and food forests in my time, I've often had one big question: Can you really …

How To Focus During Sex

This is not the time to multitask<p>Here's a question that's been on my mind lately: Since sex can be so great and fun, why is it so hard to get or stay focused during it? Basically, we spend most of our lives with our minds elsewhere, switching between tasks and doing six things at once; we are …

How to Raise Charitable Kids

It's not just about giving money.<p>For most of us, the holiday season is about more than shiny presents — but festivities and family traditions can …

What Happens When Partners Aren't Equally Committed

In some couples, one partner is substantially more committed than the other. We call these Asymmetrically Committed Relationships (ACRs). No one who …

Psychology

GoNoodle Is Creating A World Where Kids Use Technology To Unplug

A 2015 study, published in the Pediatrics journal, revealed that 97% of children in the U.S. under four years old have used a mobile device. The findings also established a universal exposure to mobile devices amongst kids as young as six months old, regardless of household income or socioeconomic …

Mobile Devices

How to Keep Tomatoes from Splitting

<b>When tomato plants get too much water too fast. The interior grows quickly as it absorbs the extra water from rain or disproportionate watering, The</b> …

Here's how this your parenting style can develop a 'me, me, me' personality in children

In August, Treasurer Scott Morrison warned that “Australia has a generation growing up expecting government handouts”.<p>Researchers have labelled this …

What Is Emotional Intelligence? Not What You Think

What is emotional intelligence, really? My answer may surprise you.<p>What is emotional intelligence, really?<p>As an author, the topic of emotional intelligence has become my primary area of research and writing. To date, I've written over 60 articles about emotional intelligence (EI) and the emotional …

Do You Need to Develop Emotional Intelligence? Here's the One Question You Need to Answer

Instead of a test that invites you to compare your EQ with others, I encourage asking a single question.<p>Although it's gained popularity in recent years, the topic of emotional intelligence (also known as EI or EQ) is still new to many. Since emotions play such a large role in our ability to make …

4 things American parents get dead wrong about raising kids

As a parenting columnist, I welcome the slew of parenting books that land on my desk. Not only do many prove fascinating, they also help alleviate …

Parenting

How an early bedtime can have lasting effects on kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> Making sure your little ones get enough sleep just might be one of the best things you could do for their health, both now and later on, experts say.<p>Scientists have long known that children who don't get enough sleep may be at an increased risk of obesity, among other health concerns, but a …

Teens

The 5 Love Languages Is Popular Because It Helps You Read Your Partner’s Mind

The ‘90s are back in one very specific and somewhat unlikely way: the popularity of a book called <i>The 5 Love Languages</i>. The little book with the corny …

University of Chicago

How to Do Timeout: 12 Tips from Science

1 of 14<p>The Science of Timeouts<p>Research dating back to the 1960s has found that giving kids time-outs is an effective method of discipline, in both …

The Multiverse Idea Is Rotting Culture

What looks at first glance like an opening up of possibilities is actually an attack on the human imagination.<p>You might not like what I’m about to say about the multiverse. But don’t worry; you’ve already had your revenge. If there are an infinite number of parallel universes, there will be any …

Multiverse