Nicole Renèe

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What we learn when Cameroonian toddlers ace the marshmallow test of self-control

For more than four decades the marshmallow test has been used to measure an individuals self-control and ability to delay gratification—a personality trait that is likely to yield positive results from the gym to the office.<p>For the first time, a group of researchers have carried out the study …

Self Control

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

How Snakes Lost Their Legs

Snakes used to wander the Earth on legs about 150 million years ago, before they shifted from strut to slither.<p>Now, two scientists have pinpointed the genetic process that caused snakes to lose their legs. What's more, they say the "molecular machinery" for leg development still persists in snakes …

Biology

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

Keeping our planet cooler just got a little easier

It’s October, so a lot of people aren't thinking about air conditioning right now. But spare a thought for this wonderful modern convenience, because the way we cool our homes and businesses is going to be changing over the next few years.<p>Most of the world's air conditioners, refrigerators and …

Researchers accidentally turn carbon dioxide into ethanol

Science has a long and storied history of looking for one thing but finding something better instead. Penicillin, radioactivity, science boxes...I mean microwave ovens -- all of these discoveries came in the the search for something else. On Monday, researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory …

How does fasting affect your brain?

Despite popular concerns to the contrary, fasting has potentially incredible benefits to various brain functions. Perhaps the most amazing benefit …

Alzheimer's Disease

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Is the Perfect Way to Start Your Day, Says Science

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

Clues to your personality appeared before you could talk

Long before you could express yourself with words, you were giving away the signs of your adult temperament. Christian Jarrett explains how.<p>Your personality has been sculpted by many hands. Your genes, your friends, the schools you attended, plus many other factors, will all have played a part in …

Psychology

Turmeric May Help Fight One of the Most Deadly Forms of Cancer

Like this article on Facebook:<p>By Sayer Ji • Originally published on GreenMedInfo.com<p><b>Increasingly, science is validating the therapeutic value of</b> …

Cancer

Costa Rica has gone 76 straight days using 100% renewable electricity

Costa Rica is pulling off a feat mostcountries just daydream about: For two straight months, the Central American country hasn’t burned anyfossil fuels to generate electricity. That’s right: 100 percent renewable power.<p>This isn’t a blip, either. For 300 total days last year and 150 days so far this …

Japan's sex problem is setting up a 'demographic time bomb,' and it could be spreading

Japanese women are having so few children that the country's population could drop by half in 24 years.<p>The data reveals that roughly 1 million babies were born in Japan in 2015. Meanwhile, 1.3 million people died. That's a net loss of almost 300,000 people.<p>New data released by UBS makes the trend …

Demographics

Is Your 'Self' Just an Illusion?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "</i><i>Closer to Truth</i><i>," a public television series and online resource that features the world's</i> …

Zombie Studios' Daylight gets two new creepy trailers

PlayStation shared two new trailers today for Zombie Studios' procedurally-generated survival horror title <i>Daylight,</i> giving viewers a brief and very creepy glimpse of what awaits them in the game's seemingly-endless labyrinthine hospital.<p>The first trailer (above) notes that someone is always …