James J Frey, Ph.D.

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Israel Requests Eight SH-60F SeaHawk from US Navy Surplus

Israel is seeking US approval for the supply of eight SH-60F Sea-Hawk Helicopters from US Navy surplus to support the Israeli Navy security …

HIV cure closer after trial clears virus in British man

The first patient being treated in a new HIV study has shown "remarkable" results, with no sign of the virus after initial treatment.<p>Immunologists at …

NASA releases dozens of patents into the public domain

NASA has released 56 of its previously patented technologies to the public domain for unrestricted commercial use. The released patents are completely free to use and don't require any licensing agreements with the US space agency.<p>"These technologies were developed to advance NASA missions but may …

A Whole Field of Psychology Research May Be Bunk. Scientists Should Be Terrified.

Nearly 20 years ago, psychologists Roy Baumeister and Dianne Tice, a married couple at Case Western Reserve University, devised a foundational …

A Mental Trick to Help with Challenging Conversations

Imagine the colleague with whom you have a very challenging relationship, the person who makes the most innocuous conversation tense and uncomfortable. Regardless of the topic, this person opposes you and approaches things as an adversary rather than an ally.<p>Once you can visualize that person …

Couch potatoes may have smaller brains later in life

Poor physical fitness in middle age may be linked to a smaller brain size 20 years later, according to a study published in the February 10, 2016, …

Psychographics Are Just as Important for Marketers as Demographics

laura schneider FOR HBR<p>Marketers are used to thinking and speaking in <i>demographics</i>, since slicing a market up by age, gender, ethnicity and other broad variables can help to understand the differences and commonalities among customers. Think “our target audience is 14- to 34-year-olds” or “we are …

Thousands march in anti-Islam Pegida rallies across Europe

Protesters rally under the anti-migrant banner "Fortress Europe" in cities including Dresden, Prague, Calais, Dublin and Amsterdam<p>A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a …

Strategic Brand Storytelling Workshop

Narrative structure. Audience engagement. Character development. These terms once lived solely in the arts. In the films and plays we watched, the …

Bringing The Principles Of Marketing To 2016

It’s inevitable. Companies lose sight of their goals. They forget their initial plans. Feature creep starts setting in. They don’t remember what made …

Elasticity

More People Now Shop on Amazon Using Smartphones and Tablets Than Computers

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7 Free Tools That Will Shave Hours Off Social Media Management

Social media isn't going anywhere! So what's the solution for a budget-conscious business?<p>It should come as no surprise that social media isn't going anywhere. Not only are businesses solidifying their presence on more social media networks, but they're also investing more in these channels. In …

Memory loss in old age breakthrough offers dementia hope, say researchers

Breakthrough linking protein in blood to memory loss raises hopes for dementia treatment, and could be key to keeping people healthy for longer in old age<p>Researchers may have found a way to slow down or prevent memory problems that arise in old age and which can become devastating in patients with …

Iraqi jet accidentally bombs Baghdad district, killing at least 12

Military spokesman says technical failure caused aircraft to malfunction and drop bomb, which hit houses in New Baghdad district of capital<p>An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighbourhood on Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.<p>The …

Marketing Psychology: 10 Revealing Principles of Human Behavior

Psychology

7 Social Media Psychology Studies That Will Make Your Marketing Smarter

One of my favorite things about social media is that it's still such a young and new form of communication. It feels too early to take anything as a given, so we're all experimenting, testing and learning together.<p>Every day seems to bring exciting new studies as research shows us more about how …

Mutant Bacteria Will Test You For Disease And Color Your Pee Accordingly

Colorful pee is easy to see<p>From sophisticated imaging tools to cancer-sniffing dogs, researchers are constantly seeking better ways to detect disease, which could lead to earlier and more effective treatment. In recent years, genetically manipulated bacteria seemed like promising indicators, but …

9 Hilarious Jokes From Aziz Ansari That We Can All Relate To

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5 Art Installations That Will Boost Your Faith in Humanity

<b>There’s a lot of cool art out in the world, but how much of it confronts today’s biggest challenges?</b><p>From a salt installation built in honor of brain …

Al Qaeda points finger at ISIS after US drone strikes take out key operatives

Key leaders of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have been killed in recent weeks by well-timed CIA drone strikes so precise that they have stoked suspicions that rival terrorist organization ISIS is secretly leaking information to the U.S.<p>The paranoia spreading within AQAP was fully exposed this …

Barstool Therapy with Dr. Frey: Six ways to make sure she calls you back (and the etc)

May 11, 2015 by in Entertainment, Everything | Comments Off on Barstool Therapy with Dr. Frey: Six ways to make sure she calls you back (and the …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

2 Kinds of People: Clever Illustrations of the Different Ways People Do Everyday Things

<b>We all have our unique quirks.</b> Some people like to cut their sandwiches horizontally, others diagonally. Some prefer to eat their sushi with …

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 …

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Get People to Listen to You When You’re Not Seen as an Expert

One of the most powerful forms of influence, according to psychologist Robert Cialdini’s famous analysis, is authority — often derived from perceived expertise. When a doctor advises us to exercise more, or a Nobel Laureate raises questions about a certain economic policy, we’re likely to pay much …

Airbus to build 900 satellites for OneWeb internet-from-space project

Project partly funded by Richard Branson’s Virgin group aims to create global communications network, launching the first of its orbiting fleet in 2018<p>Airbus will design and build about 900 satellites for privately owned OneWeb, which plans to offer high-speed, space-based internet access to …

Pentagon Gambles on Brain Implants, Bionic Limbs and Combat Exoskeletons

When Geoffrey Ling talks about the future of technology, his ideas go flying around the room like a whirlwind. Ling eagerly describes a world in …

Man Escaped Jury Duty by Dressing Up as a Prisoner

How far would you go to avoid jury duty?<p>James Lowe of Barnet, Vermont, went so far as to show up to court for jury selection wearing a …

Conquering Digital Distraction

Sinan Koçaslan/iStockphoto<p>Digital overload may be the defining problem of today’s workplace. All day and night, on desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, we’re bombarded with so many messages and alerts that even when we want to focus, it’s nearly impossible. And when we’re tempted to …

Online Platforms Are Leveling the Playing Field for Global Job Seekers

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, recently started asking members in non-English speaking countries if they’d like to take the EF Standard English Test (EFSET) and share their scores on their profiles. The pilot program, which launched this spring, aims to help professionals …