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24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

5 Daily Practices That Can Transform Your Life

Have you ever wanted to make an internal transformation but felt stuck in the process? The best part is when your friends give you the "easier said than done" advice such as <i>"just think happy thoughts"</i> or <i>"you just have to know you are good enough,"</i> and you're left thinking <i>"if it were so easy to do</i> …

Meditation

6 Great Ways to Implement Mindfulness in the Workplace

Five months ago, I left the family business to write semi-full-time (with freelancing jobs on the side to help pay the bills).It was a scary shift …

Mindfulness

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51 ways to reduce stress before it even happens

Get up 15 minutes earlier to avoid being rushed as you get ready.<p>Prepare the things you'll need the next day the night before.<p>Do what you consider …

Self-improvement

New Study May Explain Why Stress Can Cause Heart Attacks

Scientists may have identified the connection between chronic stress and heart attacks, according to a new study: white blood cells.<p>“[They] are …

Why can't you remember being a baby? Science explains.

Why don't you remember being a baby? How come you barely remember being a young child? How come a three-year-old can remember things that happened — but will then have no memories of that day a few years later?<p>THE NEW BRAIN CELLS OF YOUNG ANIMALS MAY BE MESSING UP THEIR MEMORIES<p>These questions have …

This Simple Technique Can Instantly Reverse Negative Thoughts

Therapists use this powerful strategy to challenge self-destructive beliefs.<p>Depression is often described as feeling like you're stuck in a fog of negative thoughts and beliefs -- but new research suggests that a simple technique borrowed from cognitive behavioral therapy, also known as CBT, can …

How to think yourself smart

One of the world’s leading thinkers has created a mental 'toolkit’ to help people make better decisions in everyday life<p>"There is nothing in my book,” declares Professor Richard Nisbett, “that doesn’t ultimately satisfy common sense.” So why bother with a book at all if it’s just common sense – …

Breaking up is hard to do

Article<p>Breaking up is hard to do How behavioral factors affect consumer decisions to stay in business relationships<p>June 26, 2015<p>While emotional …

A healthier approach to behaviour in the office

<i>This is the latest news and information for workers and managers from across the Web universe, brought to you by Monday Morning Manager writer Harvey Schachter. Follow us on Twitter</i> @Globe_Careers <i>or join our</i> Linked In <i>group.</i><p><b>Behaviour at work</b><br>The next time you're frustrated by a colleague's behaviour, …

Why do we turn the music down when parking?

Despite a plethora of technology at our disposal—designed to make us faster and more efficient at everything from walking and banking, to dating and …

The Scientific Benefits Of Mind-Wandering

Losing focus and giving in to distractions might not be so bad for us after all.<p>Feeling distracted? Suffering from information overload? You’ve probably heard more than once that you need to “get in the zone” and stop juggling so many thoughts at once. To cope with it all, some people try social …

How your attention span compares with a monkey’s

Comparing macaque and human brains reveals the 'unique properties' of human attention.<p>The human brain is pretty picky about the things it pays attention to. Our senses are constantly bombarded by smells, colours, tastes, and sounds, which means that much of that information has to be filtered out, …

How do you teach someone to think?

A new paper on teaching critical thinking skills in science has pointed out, yet again, the value of giving students experiences that go beyond …

Pedagogy

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

Books

Technology and Persuasion - MIT Technology Review

GSN Games, which designs mobile games like poker and bingo, collects billions of signals every day from the phones and tablets its players are …

How to debug your brain

Our brains are the most bug ridden pieces of junk since Internet Explorer.To replicate one common bug, try telling your brain to “go to the gym”. …

How Your Brain Decides Without You - Issue 19: Illusions

Princeton’s Palmer Field, 1951. An autumn classic matching the unbeaten Tigers, with star tailback Dick Kazmaier—a gifted passer, runner, <i>and</i> punter …

The Brain

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement

Here’s What Scientists Aren’t Telling Us About Learning

It’s rare for educators to be kept in the scientific loop, and rarer still to encounter research that might actually compel us to change our teaching …

Teaching

A Stop-Motion Love Letter to the Power of Curiosity

“The more you know, the more you want to know… the more connections you can make between the different bits of knowledge… the more ideas you have, which is why curiosity is really the wellspring of creativity.”<p><i>“It is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown,”</i> wrote pioneering polar …

The Cognitive Benefits of Doodling

Some new books tout the benefits of informal drawing and freehand scribbling—even for the unartistic.<p>When computers entered the mainstream, some art schools abandoned drawing classes to make time for the new software they had to teach. The arrival of state-of-the-art programs prompted backlash …

Creativity

What Makes a Human Brain Unique

Neuroscientists have identified an area of the brain that might give the human mind its unique abilities, including language. The area lit up in …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

How to Learn Better (30 Brain-Friendly Tips & Techniques)

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A magical elixir for the mind

The brain is a product of its complex and multi-million year history of solving the problems of survival for its host, you, in an ever-changing …

A Harvard neuroscientist told us the 3 major ways meditation changes your brain

Moyan Brenn / Flickr<p>Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now.<p>While there is an ever-increasing amount of academic research around the …

How To Really Get Things Done?

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics