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Un algoritmo que identifica a usuarios con depresión por las fotos que publican

Investigadores de la Universidad de Harvard y la Universidad de Vermont han trabajado en un estudio que permite relacionar los colores de las …

People Who Meditate Appear To Be More Aware Of Their Of Unconscious Mind

Meditation has always been a good practice for a human being. One of its advantages is that it makes us more aware of our internal body …

Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful

<b>Update: I’m co-authoring a book about the mental models from this post. Get notified when the book comes out</b> <b>here</b><b>.</b><p>Around 2003 I came across Charlie …

Management

'Sleep switch' in brain discovered by Oxford in breakthrough which could lead to better sleeping pills

A pill to help insomniacs drop off instantly could be developed after scientists discovered the brain switch which triggers sleep.<p>Dubbed ‘Sandman’ the switch is triggered by falling levels of the chemical dopamine which is known to keep people awake.<p>Scientists at Oxford University have been trying …

Researchers think we may have to protect our brains from hackers in a few years

What if hackers could one day control your mind, or at least take a glimpse inside, through the use of sophisticated malware?<p>It’s a scenario that’s sounds straight out of a science fiction novel, but we’re far closer than you might think. As scientists continue to make breakthroughs in implanting, …

Specific brain training exercise can reduce dementia risk

While many companies have long promised that their brain-training products can sharpen aging minds, only one type of computerized brain training so …

Do You Have a High IQ? 17 Signs That Say You Do

You should be thankful to your parents for instilling you with many of the attributes of an intelligent person--including those insufferable piano lessons.<p>Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in <i>As You Like It</i>: …

Psychology

How To Rewire Your Brain To Better Handle Stress

In most scenarios, stress is just another aspect of the human experience. It comes and goes, and while it’s relatively unpleasant to deal with, its long-term effects are negligible. However, when stress becomes pervasive and continuous, the physical and mental health impacts can be …

Time I

How Hackers Could Get Inside Your Head With ‘Brain Malware’

Brain-computer interfaces offer new applications for our brain signals—and a new vector for security and privacy violations.<p>Hackers have spyware in your mind. You're minding your business, playing a game or scrolling through social media, and all the while they're gathering your most private …

University of Washington

Leveling Up Your Emotional Intelligence

One of the hall marks of emotional intelligence is the ability to respond to a situation, rather than react to it. We are at our basest when we react …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Memory Myths That Will Make You Go "Huh"

Your memories are not necessarily your own.

This Is What WIFI, Cell Phones, iPads More Are Doing To Your Child’s Brain

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p><i>*This article only represents a very small fraction of the research regarding the dangers associated with these devices. We encourage</i> …

Busyness & Your Brain: It’s Good For You!

The brain is a muscle that must be used on a constant basis to keep it functioning at a high level. If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it. Brain …

This Cylinder and Diamond Illusion Will Blow Your Mind

Optical illusions have the ability to make the unfathomable become reality by tricking your brain into seeing something that isn't there. A new …

Books To Read When Your Brain is Fried

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

What social media 'likes' do to teens' brains

The findings of a study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles has many people comparing "likes" on social media to sex, but don't …

Social Media

What happens to your brain and body when you're hungover, and how to make yourself feel better

But Newton's third law states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.<p>And while he was talking about physics, not biology, it certainly feels like hangovers follow that law, though we might rephrase it as "for every moment of inebriated exhilaration, there is an equal and …

Alcohol

Boy's twitch turned out to be parasite in brain

A young boy who suffered from as many as 20 daily twitches in his face was actually infected by a parasite in his brain, doctors said.<p>Xiao Fei, 10, of East China’s Jiangxi Province, complained about the twitch to a teacher, who brought him to a local hospital, who deemed his condition serious …

Guangdong

Scientists have invented a mind-reading system that can read people’s thoughts

Scientists from the University of Oregon have invented a mind-reading system that can read people’s thoughts using brain scans and then project them …

Este vídeo puede predecir tu coeficiente intelectual

Ahí va un pequeño experimento. Según investigadores de la <i>Universidad de Rochester</i>, el vídeo de arriba es un buen método para predecir el coeficiente …

10 sesgos cognitivos que manipulan tu opinión sin que te des cuenta (y cómo evitarlos)

Tomamos decenas de miles de decisiones cada día, desde qué plato poner en la mesa hasta qué hacer con nuestro dinero o a qué partido votar. Para …

3 Ways to Use Psychology in Your Social Media Marketing

Looking for ways to connect with fans on a deeper level? Have you thought about using psychology in your marketing? Implementing basic psychological …

Social Media Marketing

Implantes que controlarán nuestro cerebro

Uno de los miedos mayormente manifestados por los seres humanos cuando se plantea la progresiva superioridad de los ordenadores frente a las …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain During a Panic Attack, According to Science

Each year, six million Americans experience at least one panic attack, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. As an …

Depression

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

Android Studio 2.0 stable release with new emulator

Following its announcement last November, Android Studio 2.0 has now been released into the stable channel. The upgraded suite brings developers new tools for emulation, an ‘Instant Run’ build feature, Cloud Test Lab integration, and plenty more. For the non-developers out there, Android Studio is …

Android Development

¿Cómo aprendemos a hablar cuando somos bebés?

¿Como puede ser que un bebé aprenda a hablar? El lenguaje es una herramienta esencial de nuestra naturaleza. Pero también es un arte sutil y complejo …

Tiempo de exámenes: cómo gestionar emociones negativas

EUROPA PRESSLlegan tiempos de exámenes. Para obtener mejores resultados puede resultar muy beneficioso aprender a controlar emociones como el estrés, …