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Mind-Reading Tech Translates Thoughts Into Text

Ever wished Siri could just read your mind?<p>Technology can reconstruct video based on a person's thoughts and even anticipate your moves while you drive. Now, a brain-to-text system can translate brain activity into written words.<p>In a recent study in <i>Frontiers in Neuroscience</i>, seven patients had …

8 Things Inside Out Teaches Viewers About Emotions, Memory and the Mind

<i>Inside Out</i> has officially become Pixar’s most successful original film — and also the most educational.<p>The animated blockbuster goes into the mind of …

Psychology

Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also …

Physical Differences Found in Brains of People Who Respond Either Emotionally or Rationally

<b>Researchers at Monash University have found physical differences in the brains of people who respond emotionally to others’ feelings, compared to</b> …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Criminal Justice

How Concepts Develop in the Brain

<b>Research reveals brain’s ‘filing system’ is same for everyone.</b><p>Thanks to Carnegie Mellon University advances in brain imaging technology, we now know …

Be a Leader Who Can Admit Mistakes

This might sound obvious, but if you want to build a more engaged workforce you need to, well, engage. That means, whether you are a CEO or a frontline manager, you need to be working hard to connect, face-to-face, with your people. That can mean anything from walking around and making pit stops in …

Our poor sleeping habits are filling our brains with neurotoxins

We’ve known for some time that sleep is important for the restoration and strengthening specific functions in the brain linked to memory, regulating emotions, decision-making, and even creativity. But scientists are now discovering the processes through which sleep also cleans the brain like a …

The Brain

Reconstructing Spoken Sentences From Brain Activity Patterns

<b>Spoken sentences can be reconstructed from activity patterns of human brain surface. “Brain to Text” combines knowledge from neuroscience, medicine</b> …

5 Sleep Problems Nobody Talks About

You drift off at night like a newborn baby, yet can’t recall the last time you woke up truly refreshed. It may not seem that weird: “People tend to …

Sleep
Anger Management

This stunning discovery about the brain will have scientists rewriting textbooks

The lymphatic system is part of the circulatory system but, instead of blood, it carries lymph — a clear liquid that ferries immune cells and rids the body of toxins and waste. As a 2009 research review notes, <b>it is "an undisputed anatomical fact" that the brain is the only major organ that lacks a</b> …

Neuroscience

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brain Works

By In5D on June 1, 2015 in Health<p>by Belle Beth Cooper, BufferApp<p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains …

Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System

<b>Implications profound for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.</b><p>In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of …

Neuroscience
The Brain

This Infographic Will Show You What’s Killing Your Creativity

If your inspiration routine involves scrolling through Tumblr until “inspiration strikes,” well, we can’t say that we haven’t been there ourselves, but there are better ways to get those creative juices flowing. <i>Entrepreneur Magazine</i> put out a very helpful/snazzy infographic to guide you through a …

Creativity

How your smartphone can actually be good for your mental health

When it comes to mental health, technologies such as smartphones and social media networks are almost always discussed in terms of the dangers they …

Even when we're resting, our brains are preparing us to be social, UCLA reports

<b>Even when we're resting, our brains are preparing us to be social, UCLA psychologists report</b><p>A new study by UCLA neuroscientists sheds light on why …

Making sense of the Zappos and Sausage King's war on managers

by Gianpiero Petriglieri<p>In the early 1980s, Ralph Stayer sent a long memo and a $200 check to every employee of his family business, the Johnsonville …

Why The Future Of Work Is All About The Employee Experience

We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. A rude flight attendant, a printer that jams, …

The Workplace