Robert Daniel Badillo

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Can virtual reality teach empathy? - Innovation: Education

Google Expedition aims to connect students with refugee experience<p>Teaching empathy to our future citizens of the world may be the most important work …

Virtual Reality

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You) | Inc.com

Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like some X-Men-like psychic superpower right? Well, what if I told you that anyone can have this uncanny …

Empathy

Radical ketamine therapy could treat alcohol addiction

A one-off dose of the drug could help alcohol addicts reduce their intake by ‘erasing’ drink-related memories, say psychologists testing treatment<p>Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related …

Drug Addiction

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

New studies just found psychedelics help terminal cancer patients and could be the new wonder drugs for psychiatry – they shouldn't be ignored

Today, in a ground-breaking development in the field of psychiatry, two new studies were published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology showing that …

Consciousness

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: ‘I think the things you might think up in a bar’

The astrophysicist has a unique perspective after a life pondering the universe – grateful to science’s risk-takers, but scathing about unthinking voters<p>Neil DeGrasse Tyson, 58, is an American astrophysicist who is the director the of Hayden Planetarium in New York. A committed science …

TV shows

Google's 'DeepMind' AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses.<p>In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it …

Scientists believe a low-carb, low-fat diet can help your splitting migraines

Migraines are a painful and widespread problem. They afflict an estimated 1 billion people worldwide, including about 38 million in the US alone. There are all sorts of purported remedies for them, but a team of scientists in Italy has identified what it believes could be a simple way to avoid the …

Diabetes

How to Use Reflexology to Treat Sciatica

Use Reflexology to Treat Sciatica<p>Step 1<p>Enlist the help of a friend or a licensed reflexologist to treat your sciatica. You will need another person …

Reflexology

Researchers Think They Know How to Make Your Brain Learn Like a Kid Again

Make our brains great again.<p>Kids have amazing brains. They can pick up two languages in early childhood just as easily as they can learn one. Early …

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

No particular location required. 😌<p>On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you use a break is just as important as the break itself. It’s all too common: you finally get a much-needed break, and …

How Does Molecular Action In The Brain Make Thoughts?

I start with a remarkable quote:<p>"The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any …

Consciousness

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p>Empathy isn’t just something that happens to us—a meteor shower of synapses firing across the brain—it’s also a choice we make: to pay attention, to extend ourselves. It’s made of exertion, that...

Empathy isn’t just something that happens to us—a meteor shower of synapses firing across the brain—it’s also a choice we make: to pay attention, to …

Empathy

10 Reasons to Try a Ketogenic Diet

The <b>ketogenic</b> <b>diet</b>, also known as <b>keto</b> diet, is a very low-carb and high-fat diet that have many similarities with the low-carb and Atkins diet. The Ketogenic Diet involves drastically decreasing carbohydrate intake and substituting it with fat. The reduction in carbs can put our bodies into a …

Speak with Love: How Words Literally Restructure Our Brains

The words you choose to use can literally change your brain. Dr. Andrew Newberg, a neuroscientist at Thomas Jefferson University, and Mark Robert …

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Critical Thinking

Elementary School Sends Kids To Meditation Instead Of Detention And The Results Are Astounding

As a conventional method of punishment, most students are sent to detention, subjected to undesirable after-school activities, or even suspended when …

Mindfulness

To Raise Kids With More Empathy, We Need to Do Everything Wrong

Every parent wants their children to excel, so we line up tutors, buy the latest electronics, arrange after-school classes, and anything else to help …