Henry Ellison

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Creating Hallucinations Without Drugs Is Surprisingly Easy

Try this at home, but don't blame us if things get weird.<p>The human brain is a remarkable thing. It can do things our primate relatives are thousands …

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi review – thoughtful and poignant

A dying surgeon contemplates his mortality and his vocation in this moving, astute farewell<p>Paul Kalanithi became a neurosurgeon because he felt compelled by neurosurgery and “its unforgiving call to perfection… it seemed to present the most challenging and direct confrontation with meaning, …

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

New laws to ease doctor shortage see long delays, criticism

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Missouri law offered a first-of-its-kind solution to the physician shortage plaguing thousands of U.S. communities: …

How to follow Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft’s esports scene

The biggest thing out of PC gaming powerhouse Blizzard Entertainment in recent memory wasn’t another blockbuster role-playing game — instead, a small team of enthusiasts built a digital card game that is easy to pick up, but hard to put down.<p>Hearthstone is a mammoth success by any metric, and it …

Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – July 2015

Neuroscience is fascinating – every month we learn something new. And this new knowledge relates to some of the most fundamental processes in the …

Google Is Now Alphabet, And That Spells Big Things For Healthcare

If you’re searching for reasons why Google has renamed itself Alphabet, here’s one: It positions the tech company to expand into health care, which could be very healthy for its long-term fortunes.<p>Google’s health care ambitions are no secret. In the past year alone, the company has teased a pill …

Health Care

The Medical Specialties That Pay The Best

All doctor salaries continue to rise with primary care doctor compensation outpacing specialists slightly last year. Primary care physicians reported $241,273 in media compensation in 2014 and specialists reported $411, 852, according to the MGMA (Medical Group Management Association) 2015 report …

Compensation

7 Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well

Have you gotten through all the important tasks you need or hope to get done today? Neither have I. Yet with ever-more-loaded schedules, tight deadlines, and the constant flow of new opportunities, most of us are working longer, trying to fit it all in.<p>That's the wrong approach. There's plenty of …

Self-awareness

11 Ways Successful People Lead Their Lives

To be successful in life doesn't always have to do with money or your income but rather your habits and who you associate yourself with, being the key factors to leading a successful life.<p>To be successful in life doesn't always have to do with money or your income but rather your habits and who you …

Success

Why This Is The Best Of Times To Be A Physician In America

This is the best of times to be a United States physician. But it also is among the most challenging.<p>My optimism about the professional lives of physicians today has ample basis in reality. The trust and respect patients feel for their personal physicians still runs extremely high. The number of …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

A company on Kickstarter has figured out a genius way to charge your phone

It's similar to Apple's MagSafe power connector, which allows you to easily plug and unplug the power connector to your laptop with a satisfying magnetic snap.<p>Most importantly, it also detaches if <i>and when</i> someone trips on the power cord, which could break the cord and send your laptop hurtling …

The narcissist test: Are you too self-obsessed?

Don’t worry if you show signs of narcissism. It may sound vain and egotistical, but a little self-love can go a long way<p>Narcissists are an unpopular bunch, typically associated with the brash egomaniacs on reality TV or pouting selfie-fanatics. But we shouldn’t be too quick to flinch from …

7 Habits of the World’s Most Powerful People

Powerful people don't become powerful by chance. They aren't born leaders, they don't get randomly selected, and they aren't handed power on a silver platter. Instead, power comes to them as a result of their behaviors, their actions, and their habits. Because of this, it's possible for anyone to …

Self-improvement

The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for you. Or not. They work for me, although I always need to improve.<p>About six years ago I …

10 Art and Print Shops Every Guy Should Know

You probably have at least one naked wall in your home or apartment. If you’ve been searching for the right thing to slap on it, skip the crowded …

Comic Books

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Light Affects Your Brain Like A Drug: These Gadgets Make It A Drug That Lets You Sleep Better

By Charlie Sorrel3 minute Read<p>Sleep used to be so simple. You’d go to bed, read a book and nod off. Then, around eight hours later, you’d wake up, …

10 more tech innovations changing medicine

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. If they hit us unprepared (which we are now), they will wash away the medical system we know, leaving a purely technology–based service without personal interaction.<p>By preparing and planning, we have the opportunity to …

See Inside The Human Heart Like Never Before

Most of us envision the human heart as some 2-D illustration from a middle school science textbook, or maybe a crude animation from a Discovery Channel special.<p>This new heart simulation, created by researchers at University of Tokyo, is so accurate that it will at times make you queasy. It takes …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

I lost 60 pounds and realized two important things about eating with Google Docs

I’ve been thinking about how to write this story for years. Should it be a book? An entire blog? A self-help guide? Ever since I realized I’d lost 60 pounds over the course of 18 months, I knew I wanted to find a way to talk about it, and maybe help others with their weight loss struggles. This is …

12 Stationery Shops Every Guy Should Know

Want to earn points with anyone from your girlfriend to a potential boss? Next time you want to say thank you for something important, put down the …

Obesity poised to overtake smoking as key cause of cancer

Obesity will soon overtake smoking as the principal cause of cancer, warn specialists<p>A middle-aged cancer epidemic is being blamed on Britain’s poor diet and overly generous portions.<p>Leading specialists convened on Friday to issue a stark warning that obesity will soon overtake smoking as the …

Pixar’s “Inside Out” is a surprisingly accurate representation of how memory actually works

Disney/Pixar’s newest film, <i>Inside Out</i>, tells the story of 11-year-old Riley and her difficulty dealing with a family move to San Francisco. The film is getting a lot of attention for its depiction of emotion and memory.<p>The filmmakers consulted with neuroscientists and psychologists to help make …

This man's startup solves such a big problem, everyone he showed it to invested

AtScale came out of stealth a couple of months ago, and on Tuesday Mariani announced that he raised a $7 million series A round of funding.<p>That's not a lot of money by today's Internet Bubble 2.0 standards, but it's the people who have backed this company, and the story of how they came to back it, …

10 Things the Best of the Best Do Differently

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Something that has always fascinated me over the years is what are some of the things that the best of the best do differently than everyone else.<p>While there are many different qualities and habits that the best possess, here are 10 of …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast