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8 Things I Did to Become a Better Parent

Lately, I've found myself asking the same series of questions. What does being a parent mean to you? How would you define your job as a parent? Naturally, in the most basic of terms it is to raise my children to adulthood, but being a parent in my eyes means much more than that. Being a parent is a …

Parenting

This is why Finland has the best schools

Unlike in the United States, where many schools are slashing recess, schoolchildren in Finland have a mandatory 15-minute outdoor free-play break …

Brisbane

This Plastic-Eating Bacteria Could End Landfills

It could potentially do in six weeks what takes nature centuries.<p>We may have a new tool in the fight against landfill overflow and ocean pollution. …

What Artificial Intelligence Could Mean For Education

An artificially intelligent computer system built by Google has just beaten the world's best human, Lee Sedol of South Korea, at an ancient strategy game called Go. Go originated in Asia about 2,500 years ago and is considered many, many times more complex than chess, which fell to AI back in …

Artificial Intelligence

4 small changes to boost happiness and memory

When making change for healthier habits, focusing on one small change at a time is a much more manageable approach than trying to make major overhauls.<p>Here are some favorites from my book “52 Small Changes for the Mind,” that can make a lasting impact to increasing happiness, improving memory, …

Happiness

20 Reasons Why Your Teens Get Mad At You

Just when you think your teens are happy with you they start rolling their eyes and serving up a dose of unexpected anger. We can all relate to this, right? Well, as a clinical psychologist who has been working with teens for over two decades, as a mother of a teen and as a friend I am here today …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

How to use experts -- and when not to

We make important decisions every day -- and we often rely on experts to help us decide. But, says economist Noreena Hertz, relying too much on …

APIs
Psychology

Pushy Parenting Doesn't Pay

Confessions of an innumerate: though well aware of the risk to my academic career, as a teen I refused to struggle with math, so much so that my …

Parenting

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Brene Brown Says Do This | Inc.com

Through her TED Talks on embracing vulnerability and shame, University of Houston professor Brene Brown has gained an enthusiastic audience in recent years. The inspirational author and speaker has proved that she has a way with words, having produced three <i>New York Times</i> No. 1 bestselling books and …

Happiness

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Study Skills

The Stress Test

Rivalries, intrigue, and fraud in the world of stem-cell research.<p>Yoshiki Sasai was known as “the brainmaker.” One of Japan’s foremost developmental biologists, he made discoveries that illuminated the formation of the embryonic nervous system, and, using stem cells, he grew the optic cup, parts of …

Journalism

Hostage Negotiation Techniques That Will Get You What You Want

How does hostage negotiation get people to change their minds?<p>The <i>Behavioral Change Stairway Model</i> was developed by the FBI’s hostage negotiation …

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Parenting

15 Little Habits That Can Lead To A Happier And Healthier Life

Humans have the awesome ability to boost their mood with little daily actions, but many people don’t know which actions actually make them happy. …

How Parents And Teachers Can Nurture The 'Quiet Power' Of Introverts

When Susan Cain wrote <i>Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking</i> in 2012, it was a big success. The book made the cover of <i>Time</i> magazine, spent weeks on the <i>New York Times</i> best-sellers list and was the subject of one of the most-watched TED Talks, with more than 13 million views.<p>…

Teaching

Bernadette Russell’s top 10 philosophical questions children should ask

From how should we treat animals to are the best things in life free? Here are the 10 questions children should ask themselves, along with inspiration from some of the most important thinkers of our time: Winnie The Pooh, Dr Seuss and Roald Dahl<p>I’m a big fan of taking action, with less talking and …

Books

Scientists Warn that Robots and Artificial Intelligence Could Eliminate Work

Robots and artificial intelligence have long posed a threat to humans’ jobs, but a group of scientists on Sunday issued an especially dire warning …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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Gear & Gadgets

Peru evacuates Amazon village after raid by indigenous tribe

At least 39 people taken to Puerto Maldonado as officials search for motive behind latest bow-and-arrow attack by members of Mashco-Piro tribe<p>Authorities in Peru have sent riverboats to evacuate a remote jungle village after it was raided by an indigenous tribe that has long lived in voluntary …