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Can Brain Science Explain Experience? (Part 2)

By Deepak Chopra MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD., Subhash Kak, PhD., Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD., and Neil Theise, MD<p>For at least two thousand years thinkers have tried to explain the human mind and disagreed heatedly, but a consensus has formed around one thing. When you try to figure out where the mind comes …

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Florence Corpening, retired Executive Director of the YWCA and current Bethesda Center board member, makes a cameo appearance in the Bethesda Center …

The Skinny On Borrowing Money From Your 401(k)

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>When Ivy Simon, a 39-year-old from Chapel Hill, N.C., wanted to buy her first house in 2006, she borrowed $50,000 from her 401(k) for a down payment.<p>She paid back her loan easily, within two years. “I’m glad I did it, and I would do it again,” Simon says. …

4 Natural Remedies For Whatever Ails You

By Leslie Goldman<p>When mini emergencies arise, like a minor burn from a hot stove or a pounding headache, antibiotic creams and ibuprofen are often the first line of defense. While these old standbys can help, research shows that more-natural cure-alls may be the ultimate win-win, producing faster …

James Taylor, “Sweet Baby James”

James Taylor, who turned 66 on March 12, got his signature song out of the way pretty early in his career. Taylor’s second album, 1970’s <i>Sweet Baby</i> …

“I Call That Voice the ‘Obnoxious Roommate Living in My Head.'”

Happiness interview: <b>Arianna Huffington</b>.<p>I've followed Arianna Huffington's fascinating career for years, and for several years I cross-posted my blog …

Emotion in Marketing: How Our Brains Decide What's Shareable

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in.<p>According to science, it’s not that complicated by a long …

3 Psychological Theories To Help You Communicate Better With Anyone

Psychological theories often feel a bit too complicated for me (I’m sure there’s a theory that explains why that is) but I’ve come across a few that …

5 Financial Moves To Make In The Last Five Years Of Your Career

Retiring is a decision you usually can’t undo.<p>Your employer has most certainly made plans to replace you with a successor who’s been waiting in the wings. So this isn’t one of those choices where you can come back and say, “I’ve changed my mind.”<p>Retirement planning is complex; there are so many …

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

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5 Myths about Introverts and Extraverts at Work

Not so fast. Extraverts are more likely to be attracted to and selected for leadership roles, but they’re not better leaders than introverts. When I …

No College Left Behind: Randy Best's Money-Making Mission To Save Higher Education

Randy Best can’t read. “I’m acutely dyslexic,” says Best from his office in a glitzy Dallas skyscraper where he is plotting his assault on the ivory tower. “My mother read to me all through college. She was a schoolteacher, so she was just humiliated–and made it clear to me that she was devastated. …

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How to Use Interesting Research to Help Market Your Business

As a small business, running rigorous research on your target audience does not always squeeze its way into your budget. It always seems better to spend scarce dollars actually attracting prospects than learning more about them.<p>While I would argue that even the tightest marketing budget needs to …

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The 13 Biggest Money Mistakes Retirees Make

On the surface, retiring seems to be about transitioning from the working grind to days of all leisure and no alarm clocks. But underneath, there’s another shift at play: ending the days of earning and beginning the days of spending.<p>The kind of spending we’re talking about is certainly not shopping …

24 Things Millennials Need To Get Over Already

Brunch is lame, you're not that old and you're certainly not a real DJ!<p>Millennials haven't been on this Earth for that long, relatively speaking, so it's understandable that they're still figuring out some things -- like how to take photographs that aren't selfies, or that the old 90s shows on …

iPad mini with Retina display review: as good as the Air, just smaller

Last year Apple introduced the iPad mini, a second size option for its tablet lineup. In addition to being, well, miniature, it featured a beautiful design -- so beautiful, in fact, that the iPad Air now mimics it. More importantly, with a starting price of $329, consumers at last got an iPad at a …

The iPad finally gets a great productivity suite — and it’s not from Microsoft

A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but it’s actually from a small, publicly traded company called HopTo.<p>The Campbell, Calif.-based HopTo …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

What To Do When Your Colleague Is A Workaholic

Do you have a co-worker who is too married to their job? You know; the one who lives, thinks, breathes and dreams work. Chances are you do. And their behavior isn’t benefitting anyone.<p>“We are one of the hardest working countries in the world, and, to some extent, workaholism is in our DNA,” says …

16 Interview Tips From A Job-Hunting Classic

Back in 1982, I was two years out of college and working, unhappily, as a secretary/receptionist for <i>The American Lawyer</i> magazine. Though I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for its then-editor Steven Brill, in those days at least, he had a terrible temper and would curse at me when I …

Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box - Part 7

<i>By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University, P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F.</i> …

How To Get A Job When You're Over 50

For older workers who lose their jobs, the statistics are not very encouraging. Though the unemployment rate for people over 55 is just 5.1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than two points lower than the overall rate of 7.3%, when older workers lose their jobs they are out of …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

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