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This is how your kid learns: The amazing new neuroscience of “brain plasticity” — and how to make your child smarter

<b>(WIkimedia/Oren Jack Turner/Kuttelvaserova Stuchelova via Shutterstock)</b><p>New products suggest they can build a designer brain for your kid. How can parents take advantage of new science?<p>Stephen Camarata PhD<p>August 15, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p><b>What happens to our child’s brain when we parent?</b><p>The discovery of …

"Growth Hackers" cartoon | Marketoonist | Tom Fishburne

There’s a growing movement in Silicon Valley to replace “Marketers” with a new position called “Growth Hackers”. Some are claiming that startups …

Here's How A Newborn Baby Sees The World

How do newborn infants see the people around them?<p>For the first time ever, scientists in Sweden and Norway have simulated how our emotional expressions appear to the dewy eyes of a newborn -- and their finding may lay to rest a longstanding debate.<p>"We have for many years known that newborn babies …

Gaphorisms: Guerrilla Aphorisms Online

1.5 Why is Performance Analysis Hard?<p>Management will often let a project fail—as long as it fails on time!<p>Until you read and heed this statement, you …

Three steps that Janet Yellen and Stanford football use to simplify hard problems

What do burglars, Stanford’s football team, and Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen have in common? They all use simple rules to help them navigate complex challenges, according to a new book by Stanford professor Kathleen Eisenhardt.<p>Many burglars follow just one rule that significantly lowers their …

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Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

How to Discover Your "Authentic" Self and Live the Life You Really Want

Being yourself seems self-explanatory: just wake up and do what you want to do, without following the crowds, without fear of judgment. That’s not …

Six second hugs and other tips that could transform your marriage

When Louisa Kamps took a long, hard look at her relationship, she decided it was happy - but not perfect. Could a few easy tips from self-help books set it back on track?<p>On our last wedding anniversary, finally in bed after a marathon day, I gave my husband, T, a card – the one my mother had just …

Twitter's CEO: How I Stay Focused Under Fire

Since Twitter's IPO, some analysts and investors have called for Dick Costolo's head. Here's how he stays focused on what really matters.<p>Dick Costolo doesn't have the air of a man who's barely hanging on. In recent months, a handful of investors and analysts have gone from speculating that Costolo …

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50 Life Secrets And Tips

<b>by Jordan Lejuwaan</b><p>1. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge …

Does boost have a datatype for set operations that is simpler than the STL?

I find the C++ STL method of doing simple set operations quite clunky to use. For example, to find the difference between two sets:<p>Does boost offer …

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