Sarah Travagline

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Celebrating Graduation Hopes, Dreams and Memes with...

<b>Celebrating Graduation Hopes, Dreams and Memes with @kimscustomcaps</b><i>To see more of Kim’s designs, follow @kimscustomcaps on Instagram.</i>Though she …

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The personality trait that creative geniuses often share

Novelist Franz Kafka needed to be alone when he worked.<p><i>Really</i> alone.<p>“I need solitude for my writing,” the “Metamorphosis” author said, but “not ‘like …

Brain networks differ among those with severe schizophrenia

People with a severe form of schizophrenia have major differences in their brain networks compared to others with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and healthy individuals, a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.<p>The study, which used a novel approach to map brain networks, was led by researchers at the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute at CAMH and published in this week’s <i>JAMA Psychiatry</i>.<p>“Finding ways to help this particular group of people with …

Lifehacker - Do everything better

We took the city out of Hack Your City this week, collecting reader tips on Yellowstone National Park. You can read all the best comments in the …

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's …

43 free career-advancing courses you can take (and actually finish) this summer

Yes, summer is the perfect time to relax and recharge. But, it's also the perfect time to pick up a few new skills. Put that relaxed brain (and work …

Peter Thiel

4 Reasons Why Document Cameras Are Shining in Education

More and more educators are embracing the document camera as part of their ed tech arsenal. Here’s why.<p>There are a dizzying array of options for …

Using a Rubric Does NOT Ensure Student Learning

*Disclaimer: Not all rubrics are bad and when written and used effectively with proper feedback can be a useful to help students know what they have …

What Makes a Human Brain Unique

Neuroscientists have identified an area of the brain that might give the human mind its unique abilities, including language. The area lit up in …

Year of Light: Stretching to new lengths

An international research team based at The University of Texas at Dallas has made electrically conducting fibers that can be reversibly stretched to over 14 times their initial length and whose electrical conductivity increases 200-fold when stretched.<p>The research team is using the new fibers to make artificial muscles, as well as capacitors whose energy storage capacity increases about tenfold when the fibers are stretched.<p>Fibers and cables derived from the invention might one day be used as …

New Study Finds Many Veterans Live With War Trauma Throughout Their Lives

A new study of veterans from the Vietnam War has troubling implications for troops who fought much more recently — in Afghanistan and Iraq.<p>The study suggests that 40 years since the Vietnam War ended, hundreds of thousands of those vets still struggle every day with mental health problems linked to …

Mental Health

Sleep makes our memories more accessible, study shows

Sleeping not only protects memories from being forgotten, it also makes them easier to access, according to new research from the University of …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Universe

How to Communicate with Confidence

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Mike Bechtle<p>Communication is an art, and anyone--whether shy or outgoing--can improve his or her conversational skills. <i>How to</i> <i>Communicate with Confidence</i> is a straightforward guide to making good conversation that works in any situation--and works for any personality type. Highlighting …

The Four Agreements Illustrated Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Don Miguel Ruiz and Others<p>This four-color illustrated edition of <i>The Four Agreements</i> celebrates the 15th anniversary of a personal growth classic. With over seven years on <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller list, and more than five million copies in print, <i>The Four Agreements</i> continues to top the …

Life's Operating Manual

• <b>Author:</b> Tom Shadyac<p>Just about everything today comes with an operating manual—from your computer to your car, from your cell phone to your iPad. Is it possible that <i>Life</i> comes with an operating manual as well? That’s the simple but powerful premise of <b>Tom Shadyac</b>’s inspiring and provocative first …

The Tapping Solution

• <b>Author:</b> Nick Ortner<p><b>Nick Ortner</b>, founder of the Tapping World Summit and best-selling filmmaker of <i>The Tapping Solution</i>, is at the forefront of a new healing movement. In his upcoming book, <i>The Tapping Solution</i>, he gives readers everything they need to successfully start using the powerful practice of …

Top Brain, Bottom Brain

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen Kosslyn & G. Wayne Miller<p>One of the world’s leading neuroscientists teams up with an accomplished writer to debunk the popular left-brain/right-brain theory and offer an exciting new way of thinking about our minds. The second edition, with expanded practical applications, …

Focus

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Goleman<p>In Focus, Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, offers a groundbreaking look at today’s scarcest resource and the secret to high performance and fulfillment: attention.<p>Combining cutting-edge research with …

You Can't Lie to Me

• <b>Author:</b> Janine Driver<p>Janine Driver was trained as a lie detection expert for the ATF, FBI, and the CIA and is a New York Times bestselling author (You Say More Than You Think). Now she makes a powerful and incontrovertible declaration: You Can’t Lie to Me. Driver—who is known in professional …

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

• <b>Author:</b> Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird<p><i>The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking</i> presents practical, lively, and inspiring ways for you to become more successful through better thinking. The idea is simple: You can learn how to think far better by adopting specific strategies. Brilliant people …

The Power of Now

• <b>Author:</b> Eckhart Tolle<p>This #1 New York Times bestseller is now available in paperback. Powerful, direct, heartfelt and transformative, the words in The Power of Now can change readers’ lives.<p>Apr 01, 2004 – With more than 2.7 million copies of his The Four Agreements sold, Ruiz returns to readers …

10% Happier

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Harris<p>#1 New York Times Bestseller<p>Winner of the 2014 Living Now Book Award for Inspirational Memoir<p>"An enormously smart, clear-eyed, brave-hearted, and quite personal look at the benefits of meditation."<p>—Elizabeth Gilbert<p>Nightline anchor Dan Harrisembarks on an unexpected, hilarious, …

The Power of Forgetting

• <b>Author:</b> Mike Byster<p>Is it possible that the answer to becoming a more efficient and effective thinker is learning how to forget? Yes! Mike Byster will show you how mastering this extraordinary technique—forgetting unnecessary information, sifting through brain clutter, and focusing on only important …

Be the Miracle

• <b>Author:</b> Regina Brett<p>Want to live your dreams--or even surpass them? Want the world to change for the better? Want to see a miracle? What are we waiting for? Why not <i>be</i> the miracle?<p>That's the challenge Regina Brett sets forth in BE THE MIRACLE. To be a miracle doesn't necessarily mean tackling …