Hanna Wiszniewska

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How Boys and Girls Learn Differently

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus... or are they? Are the differences between boys and girls really that great? Or is our biological determinism more of a self-fulfilled prophecy?<p>Neuroscience tells us that yes: boys and girls are different. Boys' brains are larger, but girls' brains grow …

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Your Brain Unplugged: Proof That Spacing Out Makes You More Effective

Andrew Smart wants you to take a break—sit and do nothing. We’re taught that taking on more is better—it makes us more valuable. The reality is that doing too many things makes us less efficient. Andrew argues that our “culture of effectiveness” is not only ineffective, but it can be harmful to …

What Science Says About Race and Genetics

A longstanding orthodoxy among social scientists holds that human races are a social construct and have no biological basis. A related assumption is …

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Diabetes Ages the Brain by Two Years, Says Study

Patients with Type 2 diabetes may be more prone to brain degeneration, according to a study published in the journal <i>Radiology</i>.<p>Scientists led by Dr. …

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10 Job-Search Skills Today's College Students Need To Master

The old adage “practice makes perfect” is absolutely true when it comes to finding a job. Practice these critical job search skills so you can present your best self in the hiring process.<p><b>1. Shaking hands.</b> Nothing says, “I’m not interested” like a limp handshake. Practice shaking hands so you get …

How To Lead A Culture Of Innovation

There is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – Winnie the Pooh<p>Leading an innovation culture can be a messy business. Or, maybe that should be: Leading an innovation business can be a messy culture. However the …

It's Good For Companies To Have Women In Positions Of Leadership But How They Get There Matters

What we know: Having women in the boardroom is a good thing. But are <i>more</i> women a <i>better</i> thing? That depends on how they get there.<p>The persisting imbalance of women in positions of power has spurned debate in recent years over whether or not companies should implement gender quotas in order to …

60 seconds to make an Impression!

Yes, we all do it, some dread it, others relish it, but its a necessary part of promoting our business, <i>the 60 second “Elevator” pitch!</i><p>This is …

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A New Leadership Model That's Surprisingly Useful

When it comes to leadership, are you like the person at the gym with huge biceps and skinny chicken legs? Are you adequately recognizing the …

How we all could benefit from synaesthesia

Developing the mysterious condition in the 96% of people who do not have it may help to improve learning skills, aid recovery from brain injury and guard against mental decline in old age<p>Sitting in a small, computer-lined room trying to remember a succession of different-coloured words scrolling …

The 7 Worst Body Language Mistakes Job Seekers Make

But on your way out, you shake the interviewers hand, thank him for his time, and completely blow your chances.<p>How? The handshake was weak and you failed to make eye contact.<p>That's right, these simple mistakes can cost you the job, according to expert Tonya Reiman, author of "The Power of Body …

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The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier and Healthier

There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.<p>When it comes to staying healthy, both …

Autistic Teenager Tipped for Nobel Prize; Higher IQ than Einstein

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