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AI is now so complex its creators can’t trust why it makes decisions

Artificial intelligence is seeping into every nook and cranny of modern life. AI might tag your friends in photos on Facebook or choose what you see on Instagram, but materials scientists and NASA researchers are also beginning to use the technology for scientific discovery and space …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

5 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

There's enough advice on <i>happiness</i> floating around out there to make your head spin. Yet, this is understandable, as everyone is different. What makes one person happy might make another miserable.<p>In the face of so much contradictory, and often subjective, advice, what are you supposed to do if you …

Happiness

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Can you boost your brain power by making yourself ambidextrous?

Lots of companies offer ambidexterity training that promises to improve cognitive power. But research shows there could be risks<p>Could learning to write with both hands make your brain sharper and more speedy? Could training schoolchildren to use their non-dominant hands improve their exam results? …

The Brain

Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways to Reverse the Damage)

Stress is terrible for your brain. Here are strategies you can use to fix the damage and get your stress under control today.<p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress …

CBT Self Help Course Step 1

CBT SELF HELP COURSE<p><b>STEP 1</b><p>This self-help course will be helpful for individuals who have problems with anxiety, depression or anger. The course can …

10 Proven Ways To Help Learn Anything Better

Regular nibbling on nuts linked to low inflammation

Eating a handful of nuts five times per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, diabetes and many other chronic illnesses, say the authors of a recent U.S. study.<p>This inflammation-dampening effect might be the secret to the health benefits of nuts, the study …

8 Science-Backed Techniques That Will Make You More Likeable

We all want to be liked. After all, likeable people have more friends, are more respected by their employees and co-workers and close more deals.<p>While you can't force or trick someone into liking you, you can make yourself more emotionally appealing to people. As Michelle Tillis Lederman, author of</i> …

How To Hack Your Brain To Destroy Procrastination, According To Harvard Research

<b>How to beat the "Tomorrow Syndrome" that almost everyone faces.</b><p>People procrastinate for many reasons, but the result is always the same: they rush to get the task done at the last minute or miss the deadline. Even though it feels frustrating to procrastinate, people still continue this bad habit. …

Procrastination

Think Less, Think Better

A FRIEND of mine has a bad habit of narrating his experiences as they are taking place. I tease him for being a bystander in his own life. To be fair, we all fail to experience life to the fullest. Typically, our minds are too occupied with thoughts to allow complete immersion even in what is right …

General Hospital

3 Essential Ways to Stay Grounded During Times of Stress

I have moved 6 times in the past 6 years.<p>While I love adventure and travel, all this change left me feeling ungrounded and desiring a place to finally call home.<p>After my son was born I was really ready to buy a house and feel settled. Here's a picture of our new home!<p>Whether you've also moved …

Employment

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Duke University

11 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day

The thought is parent to the deed--and that's especially true where success and happiness are concerned.<p>Accomplishments are based on actions, not on thoughts--yet the thought is always father to the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, or even just an attitude. …

The downside of being happy

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>The idea that sadness somehow kindles creativity is a popular and long-lasting one. Its roots go back to antiquity; even Aristotle noted that those who excelled in the arts, politics and philosophy had a tendency toward “melancholia.” The artistic canon appears to be full of …

How Clever Are You Really? Scientists Can Now Accurately Measure Human Intelligence

This could lead to the creation of truly intelligent AI.<p>How clever do you think you are? Normally we would try and define such a benchmark using …

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness

Science says happy kids tend to have these 7 traits in common

Many of the most important factors in a child's happiness and success are outside of parents' control, and there's still a lot researchers disagree on or don't understand about why kids develop the ways they do.<p>But there are some things that the literature broadly agrees make a difference in kids' …

Happiness

Science-Based Secrets for Reading Other People's Minds

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>Imagine you're really excited about a new idea for a …

Psychology

The Biggest Judgment Error You Don't Know You're Making

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a lifelong student of psychology, when the principles of human behavior spring to life around me, I typically respond with equal parts interest and glee. But a few weeks ago, I was on the receiving end of a psychological phenomenon …

Psychology

The Top Ten Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2015

The pace of research seems to accelerate more every year, and 2015 saw its share of major studies across several categories of brain science and psychology. This Top 10 list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (and it isn’t ranked in any particular order), but is rather a survey of the top research …

What Makes Us Cheat? Three Classic Experiments from Behavioral Economics.

Watch entertaining reconstructions of classic experiments demonstrating our predisposition toward dishonesty.<br>Read More

Behavioral Economics

Active Contentment: 5 Tips to Have Both Peace and Ambition

<i>“Peace is not merely a distant goal we seek but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.</i><p><i>Stress equals success.</i><p>I …

4 Powerful Tips to Reduce Resentment and Feel Happier

<i>“Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.” ~Buddha</i><p>Life is short. Time spent feeling angry or resentful about things that happened …

5 Ways to Validate Yourself: Be Part of Your Support System

<b>“You have been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn't worked. Try</b> <b>approving of yourself</b> <b>and see what happens.” ~Louise L. Hay</b><p>We all have …

How Music Stimulates the Unconscious Mind

Music plays with the brain in interesting ways. For instance, past studies have shown listening to a familiar, favorite song causes our brain to …

The Ejaculation Problem Most Men Don’t Talk About

This condition is rarer than premature ejaculation, but is equally frustrating<p>You’ve probably heard about premature ejaculation, but what about delayed ejaculation?<p>It’s when you have a tough time ejaculating or reaching orgasm during sex—even when you’re enjoying it. The condition affects an …