Susie Kim

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The Assertiveness Secret Every Great Leader Needs to Know

More peacekeeping leaders are just as effective as their driving counterparts who fit the traditional description of assertiveness.<p>What sounds like great leadership to you? Do words like peacekeeping, amiable, easygoing, diplomatic or mediating strike you as strong leadership words? Chances are …

Buddhist Monk Displays “Unheard Of” Brain Activity While Meditating

A total lunar eclipse, also know as a blood moon, is set to take place on the night of July 27th and the morning of July 28th!<p>The eclipse will take …

Astronomy

Steve Jobs Still Has An Office At Apple HQ, Tim Cook Reveals

Steve Jobs died in 2011, but his spirit is still clearly a part of the company which unveiled the Apple Watch last week in California.<p>And according …

Commencement Speakers Have Two Words Of Advice For The Class Of 2014: 'Choose Love'

"You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world, and as you walk through those doors today, you will only have two choices: love or fear," Jim Carrey said during his commencement address at the Maharishi School of Management in Fairfield, Iowa on May 24. "Choose love, and don’t ever …

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …

Poverty Is Stamped Into DNA in Childhood — And Stays There

Poverty, it turns out, is etched in­to our DNA.<p>“For each de­crease of one year in par­ent­al home own­er­ship, the par­ti­cipants’ odds of …

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

10 Ways Low Self-Confidence Shackles You

I know you.<p>You have dreams for your life.<p>You want to be amazing. You want to achieve something great. You want to wake up happy and enthusiastic …

Brain regions thought to be uniquely human share many similarities with monkeys

New research suggests a surprising degree of similarity in the organization of regions of the brain that control language and complex thought …

3 Bad Habits That Are Hurting Your Hair... And How To Break Them

We put our hair through a lot to get it to curl, straighten or change colors how we'd like it. The routines become so second-nature that we keep on styling our hair right over the damage.<p>In the video above, NewBeauty editor Anna Jimenez explains three bad hair habits most women do every day that …

Would Lincoln Have Survived If He Was Shot Today?

The anatomy of the President's fatal wound, and what modern medicine could have done for him<p>Abraham Lincoln often spoke and dreamed about being assassinated, convinced that he would not outlast the rebellion when his work would have been done. Prior to his inauguration, he received letters warning …

There Is No Left Brain/Right Brain Divide

You are hardly alone if you believe that humanity is divided into two great camps: the left-brain and the right-brain thinkers — those who are …

Brainwashed: Neuroscience vs neurobollocks

Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience is a smart and sometimes devastating critique of "neurobollocks" -- the propensity for …

How Growing Up in Poverty May Affect a Child’s Developing Brain

Once upon a time, scientists thought that the human brain was a rigid, predictable organ, not tremendously different from the lungs or liver. Based …

The key factors of happiness

All the condensed information below was taken from the article:<p>Happiness = Set Point + Condition + Voluntary Conditions<p><b>Set Point</b> = How happy you are …

Oxytocin leads to monogamy: Hormone stimulates the brain reward system when viewing the partner

The researchers showed pictures of their female partners to a total of 40 heterosexual men who were in a permanent relationship – and pictures of …

Why Some Dreams Should Not Be Pursued

Recently, a friend of mine met a woman while on vacation in another country. They had immediate chemistry and decided to keep in touch after he left. …

Relationships

22 Cats Who Are Too Proud To Admit They Hate Snow

WHAT ARE YOU DOING, CATS?

Does Your Dog Love You Back?

Tales of hearts given and not returned are as old as time itself, and but tales of non-reciprocal interspecies love are perhaps less common. The …

Bringing Back the Unconscious: The Latest Science on Awakenings

Hundreds of thousands of patients in the U.S. languish in unconsciousness, cut off from the world by severe brain injuries. But the latest research …

Forget Prozac, Psychobiotics Are the Future of Psychiatry

For millennia, the human race has sought to combat psychological disorders through the intervention of natural – and eventually synthetic – chemicals. Originally, the sources for these psychoactive substances were the various fruits and flowers, including the Areca tree (betel nut), the poppy …

Mental Health

It's time to listen to the voices in your head

Hearing voices in your head when there's no one around … that's a sign of madness, right?<p>In the popular imagination voice-hearing is often viewed with fear and suspicion, frequently reified as a chaotic, corrupted symptom of illness. But that is changing, with a growing acceptance of voice-hearing …

35 Ridiculously Dumb People Who Will Make You Feel Like A Genius

There's always someone dumber than you.

Why We Have Pain, & How We Kill It

Physicists reveal a quantum Cheshire cat

“It’s the most curious thing I ever saw in my life!” Alice thought to herself when she saw a Cheshire cat disappear and leave only its grin behind. …

Can Organisms Evolve The Ability To Evolve?

A new study finds that natural selection selected for flexibility in one bacteria species.<p>Can things evolve to evolve? Okay, so that sounds like a cheesy line from a self-help book, but what I'm talking about here is actual biological evolution. Depending on the situation, evolution is obviously …

Biology

Art on the Mind

<b>Hey New Yorkers</b>, tonight (11/20) at ABC No Rio is the opening reception of <i>Collect, Store, Retrieve</i>, an exploration of the "mechanics, makeup, fallibility, and plasticity of memory." The show is curated by Brian George and Kelly Savage and is funded in part with support from the New York City …

Genetics In The Caribbean Show Marks Of Atlantic Slave Trade

A new study examines how indigenous South Americans, Africans and Europeans all left a little bit of themselves in the Caribbean basin.<p>The Caribbean's complex history has given the area more than diverse languages and delicious food. The indigenous South Americans, Europeans and Africans that came …