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Can you grow new brain cells?

• Research health conditions<br>• Check your symptoms<br>• Prepare for a doctor's visit or test<br>• Find the best treatments and procedures for you<br>• Explore options for …

Harvard

A Simple Guide to Thinking for Yourself

Are you able to think for yourself? Or are your thoughts shaped by others — parents, educators, society, the media?<p>I.Q. is not an indicator of your …

Mindfulness

Think Different Part I: On the Nature of Intelligence

Can We Become Smarter?<p><i>We are now in a special 49-day period, recreating the journey of the Jewish people over 3000 years ago, as they left</i> <i>Egypt on</i> …

The New Science of Consciousness, Rupert Spira

<b>Below is a Transcript of Rupert Spira’s presentation at the SAND14</b><p>As some of you know, Ellen and I live in Oxford, in the U.K., on the edge of one of …

Spirituality

A Matter of Interpretation (RJS)

February 16, 2017 by RJS<p>In his recent book <i>Science and Christianity: An Introduction to the Issues</i>, Jim Stump has a nice discussion of the role of …

Christianity and Unknowing,  Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr, as a Catholic priest and Franciscan Friar, will offer a concise history of how Western Christianity once had, soon lost, tried to …

Christianity

Nondualism

In spirituality, <b>nondualism</b>, also called <b>non-duality</b>, means "not two" or "one undivided without a second".[1][2] Nondualism primarily refers to a …

This Is How Brain Waves Contribute To The State of Mind

It’s important to understand how your brain contributes to the state of your mind.<p>While most of us focus on looking at our emotions in an attempt to …

Study: exercise may slow brain aging by 10 years

Photo gallery: Exercise may slow brain aging by 10 years<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy Photo<p>Buy …

led study

Newly published research led by the Yale School of Public Health demonstrates that individuals who hold negative beliefs about aging are more likely …

ADHD Not a Real Disease, Says Leading Neuroscientist

Alex Pietrowski, Waking Times <b>|</b> One of the world’s leading pediatric neuroscientists, Dr. Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D, recently stated publicly that …

Delicate Pencil Lead Sculptures Carved by Salavat Fidai | Colossal

<p>Starting with carpenter and art pencils containing thick leads, Russian artist Salavat Fidai uses an X-ACTO knife to carve miniature renderings of …

Sculpture

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

All hail Apple's new iOS 9 font, San Francisco

As Apple endeavors to make its operating system environments ever more frictionless, yet another change in iOS 9 has taken a few observers by …

San Francisco

Do You 'Think' Using Your Heart Or Your Head? Here's How To Tell

Take the quiz and meet your new personality type.<p>Type A or Type B. Introvert or Extrovert. Hufflepuff or Slytherin.<p>You may have thought you were already familiar with every conceivable personality classification, but here's a new way to find some insight into your own behavior: Are you a "head" …

Psychology

Infinite Potential: What Quantum Physics Reveals About How We Should Live

<b>There are many big questions to be curious about, and one of the most fascinating is this: What makes us human? I would say that everyone’s life is</b> …

Quantum Physics

‘I have exploding head syndrome’

It’s strange, unpleasant and surprisingly common. Helen Thomson talks to a man whose head regularly ‘explodes’, and discovers how the condition might explain some unexpected experiences, perhaps even alien abductions.<p>“There’s this sudden crescendo of noise, then a profound and jarring explosion of …

Sleep

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

Most people try to power through and hammer their way past the barriers. The problem with this strategy is that you're still dealing with the other force. I find it to be much less stressful to cut out the opposing forces and let your productivity naturally flow forward.<p>In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton …

Regular Meditation Improves Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression

Meditation offers several health benefits. Regular mediation improves symptoms of anxiety and depression.<p>The latest John Hopkins analysis claims that …

Meditation

The Monkey Mind Matters

If you, too, struggle with a restless, anxious mind, you've probably noticed that the chatter can be especially negative and annoying at the most inopportune moments.<p>For many years, my mind seemed to have a mind of its own, especially when I worked as a physician in a busy cardiology department. …

Positive Thinking

Slinkachu’s Miniaturesque

Debuting 17 new staged images on both paper and aluminum, as well as his largest sculptural work to date, London-based artist Slinkachu continues his clever portrayal of miniature figurines captured in humorous scenes. His latest exhibition, “Miniaturesque,” opens today 13 March 2015 at Andipa …

Global Model Village

A de facto ambassador for "little people," London-based Slinkachu delights passersby with diminutive scenes left in unexpected locales. From dunking basketball players and magic carpet riders to hanged men and lonely brides, Slinkachu's tableaus show off the many faces of the human condition. The …

My Photos Helped Sell a Home in 8 Days After It Was on the Market for 8 Months

See this house? It languished on the Orlando, Florida, market for 224 days. It’s no wonder; with a photo like that who would want to come see it? A …

Memories and Emotions: All in The Mind or the Brain?

<i>Co-authored by Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi</i><p>Current brain research is hot on the trail of mysteries that need solving. Current imaging techniques can show, with remarkable precision, what happens in specific parts of the brain when we feel an emotion, for example. Eventually, neuroscientists may be able to …

7 Memory Skills That Will Make You Smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues ... If you're good at …

Ben-Shahar's Happiness ModelFinding the Right Path to Happiness

(Also known as "The Hamburger Model")<p>© iStockphoto<br>franckreporter<p>Find your own path to happiness.<p>Many people are raised with the belief that if you …

The secret to a happy workforce? Let workers have a lie-in and choose the hours that suit their body clock

Employers should allow staff to have a lie in if it suits their body clock, biologists suggest.<p>Reorganising the day to let people work according to …

20 March 2015: Time to Take Happiness More Seriously

<i>A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness</i> …