Paul Matthew

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Are you too good-looking to get sick?

<b>Attractive people are less likely to get tinnitus — and asthma, diabetes, and high blood pressure, according to new research.</b><p>The more physically …

Scientists meditated on meditation – and the results were troubling

There’s no proof to support claims about meditation’s healing powers<p>What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<br>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, almost entirely off--since my early 20s, when I learned Kundalini yoga (which has a …

Meditation

Consciousness Is a Brain Process

The common sense view of consciousness is dualism, which says that a person combines two fundamentally different things, a body and a non-material …

Consciousness Is a Brain Process

The common sense view of consciousness is dualism, which says that a person combines two fundamentally different things, a body and a non-material …

Tapping brainwaves to measure business sense

Empathy is not an emotion that’s often discussed in business school textbooks. But neuroscientist Chris Berka believes that, properly measured, it …

Brainwaves

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

6 Habits To Make Your Small Business More Productive

Not enough time in the day? Too much to do? <i></i>That’s the lament of all entrepreneurs and small business owners!<p>There are lots of ways to save time, and plenty of tools to help you work faster. Recently I talked about super handy smartphone apps that make work easier and improve time management, and I …

Small Business

What Belief and Faith Do to Your Brain

When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch atheist, while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

17 Problems You Can Fix Right Now | Men's Health

"Once I have success with one goal," says Tim Pychyl, Ph.D., an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University, "it increases my happiness, well-being, satisfaction, and self-confidence. And that motivates me to do more."<p>It's like the broken-window theory that big-city cops swear by: If …

5 common beliefs about the human brain that are actually totally false

Are you a “left brain” person or a “right brain” person? Truth is, it doesn’t really matter!<p><b>MYTH:</b> HUMANS USE ONLY 10 PERCENT OF THEIR BRAIN <b><br>FACT:</b> The 10 percent myth (sometimes elevated to 20) is mere urban legend, one perpetrated by the plot of the 2011 movie<i>Limitless</i>, which pivoted around a wonder …

The Brain

4 Fascinating Forms of Exercise That Help Restore The Youthfulness of Your Brain

Is your brain as youthful as it could be?<p>Every living thing in this world cannot cheat the effects of aging and time and your brain too, is …

How Brain Works? Surprising Brain Facts For eLearning Designers

<b>3 Brain Facts For eLearning Designers</b><p>As an eLearning designer, it would be appropriate to know these three surprising brain facts about how brain …

eLearning

Why Painful Memories Linger

Memories of traumatic events can be hard to shake, and now scientists say they understand why. Studies on laboratory rats have revealed, for the …

The Brain

Is Lack of Sleep Changing Your Brain?

There are some downsides to being tired that you're already familiar with: A lack of sleep makes most people look and feel like garbage. But there's some other nasty stuff going on in your body when you don't get good rest—and you may not even be aware of it.<p>Poor sleep impacts your brain in a way …

11 Reasons Your Baby Is Awake At 2 A.M.

Babies: Just when you think they’re sleeping through the night, they surprise you by crying for a month straight at 1, 3, and 5AM.<p>Personally, every …

Parenting