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Moving Beyond Positive Thinking

Norman Vincent Peale made a career out of it, and we’ve heard for decades how <b>important</b> it is to be a <b>positive thinker</b>. <b>Visualize</b> and <b>expect</b> what it is …

How to completely transform your psyche - Part 1

Encountering the work of Jiddu Krishnamurti and David Bohm for the first time changed my life. It’s tempting to say that “my world came crashing …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Thinking positive is a surprisingly risky manoeuvre – Gabriele Oettingen

Do you believe that positive thinking can help you achieve your goals? Many people today do. Pop psychology and the $12 billion self-help industry …

This infographic shows how consumers only have 'the illusion of choice'

<i>Explore the full-size version of the above graphic in all its glory.</i><p>If today's infographic looks familiar, that's because it originates from a well-circulated report that Oxfam International puts together to show consolidation in the mass consumer goods industry.<p>We are sharing it because we believe …

8 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eight of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them — and let's just say that we feel a lot …

Albert Einstein

Fun with Logical Fallacies

We came across a cool book recently called Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies, by a social psychologist …

7 Things our brain does without us thinking about it

The human brain is amazing! It is a vital part of human body. It controls our body and enables us to do everything. There are many things human brain …

Why Empaths Feel Drained Around Fake People

Humans with heightened emotional sensitivity were officially identified in 1991 by psychologist Dr. Elaine Aron. She discovered that between 15-20% …

Self-help

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

What Your Desk Looks Like Can Reveal Your True Personality

Rumour has is that owners of messy spaces have messy minds. We might have also heard that those with messy spaces are the creative types, the …

Why Introverts Are Introverts? Because Their Brains Are Different

You prefer to curl up and read a book by yourself over going to a flashy social event. You like the company of one close friend rather than a group …

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Buddhism

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

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A Real-Life Jedi Mind Trick That Will Reprogram Your Co-Workers' Brains

Using applied neuroscience, you can immediately and easily alter other people's perception of past events.<p>Last week, I explained a simple neuroscience technique to reprogram your own brain in less than 60 seconds. Today, I'll explain a technique, based on the same principle, that allows you to …

Sex differences in the brain: a whole body perspective

1. Swaab DF, Hofman MA. Sexual differentiation of the human brain. A historical perspective. Prog Brain Res. 1984;61:361–74. [PubMed]<p>2. Jordan-Young …

A simple hobby that can help raise your IQ

Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University of Zurich shows that doing one simple thing can actually raise a person's IQ.<p>And we're not just talking about children, whose …

Privacy Conscious Jennifer Lawrence

Privacy is totally her thing probably<p>Does Jennifer Lawrence take privacy seriously? I mean, it would make sense right?<p>Sadly, JLaw was one of the many …

Privacy

7 must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>A lot has been written about …

How to Hack Your Brain to Become Radically More Confident and Less Fearful

<b>A guide from Harvard Psychologist and TED Talk star Amy Cuddy</b><p>We’ve all had those paralyzing moments where our palms are sweating more than a marathon …

2016 Half Down... The Best Albums Of The Half Year

What’s happening folks?! It’s been a pretty nuts couple of weeks in Hip Hop. From the tragic shooting in NY at the T.I. concert to the phenomenal …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

The key to running is all in your mind

Thousands of people graced the streets of London to run the annual marathon on Sunday, Apr. 23. Runners spent weeks and months physically training alongside a carefully crafted diet plan to get them in top shape ahead of the big day.<p>With any marathon or long distance, not only is physical …

Consciousness Revealed

<b>Mr. Jones, at night, was fishing for something down a sewer drain under a street light. A passerby asked him, "Did you drop your keys down this storm</b> …

Neuroscience Science Community - News, Articles, Multimedia | Technology Networks

Italian Study Shows Being a Child of Same-Sex Parents Does Not Affect Your Development Article<p>Study shows no difference in the development of …

B&N Readouts

The refugee camp’s main tent was on fire before us. Hungry flames engulfed the tarpaulin as if it were synthetic fur. I stretched my hand out to …

March Madness

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

5 Ways to Stop Your Mind From Sabotaging All Your Hard Work

Once you understand the effect your mental programming has on your life, use these simple strategies to overcome dysfunctional patterns and ensure future success.<p><i>The first article in this 3-part series ("</i>3 Parts of Your Mind That Affect Your Ability to Make Decisions<i>") explained the basic makeup of</i> …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …