8 SUBCONSCIOUS MISTAKES OUR BRAINS MAKE EVERY DAY–AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

THE “SWIMMER’S BODY ILLUSION,” AND OTHER WAYS OUR BRAINS PLAY TRICKS ON US. BY: BELLE BETH COOPER, Republished from the Fast Company Get ready to have your mind blown. I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that

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8 SUBCONSCIOUS MISTAKES OUR BRAINS MAKE EVERY DAY–AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

THE “SWIMMER’S BODY ILLUSION,” AND OTHER WAYS OUR BRAINS PLAY TRICKS ON US. BY: BELLE BETH COOPER, Republished from the Fast Company Get ready to have your mind blown. I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that

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Scott Adams’ Secret of Success: Failure

What’s the best way to climb to the top? Be a failure. By SCOTT ADAMS, Republished from the Wall Street Journal “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams talks to WSJ editor Gary Rosen about how to draw lessons, skills and ideas from

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Scott Adams’ Secret of Success: Failure

What’s the best way to climb to the top? Be a failure. By SCOTT ADAMS, Republished from the Wall Street Journal “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams talks to WSJ editor Gary Rosen about how to draw lessons, skills and ideas from

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Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fit

Study has shown that 80-year-olds who engage in lifelong endurance exercise prove to have the average aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds. By Tia Ghose, LiveScience, Republished from Mother Nature Network Photo: Shutterstock.com Octogenarians who spend a lifetime doing endurance exercise have the

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Lifelong exercise keeps octogenarians fit

Study has shown that 80-year-olds who engage in lifelong endurance exercise prove to have the average aerobic capacity of 40-year-olds. By Tia Ghose, LiveScience, Republished from Mother Nature Network Photo: Shutterstock.com Octogenarians who spend a lifetime doing endurance exercise have the

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What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

by RAE ELLEN BICHELL, Republished from the NPR   Katherine Streeter for NPR At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your

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What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

by RAE ELLEN BICHELL, Republished from the NPR   Katherine Streeter for NPR At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your

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New Cognitive Training Study Takes on the Critics

By Scott Barry Kaufman, Republished from the Scientific American   Brain training: yay or nay? It’s not so simple. Traversing the swamp of studies on cognitive training is bound to give even the boldest explorer a migraine. But don’t despair, I’m

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New Cognitive Training Study Takes on the Critics

By Scott Barry Kaufman, Republished from the Scientific American   Brain training: yay or nay? It’s not so simple. Traversing the swamp of studies on cognitive training is bound to give even the boldest explorer a migraine. But don’t despair, I’m

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Sense and Superstition

By JANE L. RISEN and A. DAVID NUSSBAUM, Republished from the New York Times SUPERSTITIOUS people do all sorts of puzzling things. But it’s not just the superstitious who knock on wood. From time to time, we all rap our knuckles on a

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Sense and Superstition

By JANE L. RISEN and A. DAVID NUSSBAUM, Republished from the New York Times SUPERSTITIOUS people do all sorts of puzzling things. But it’s not just the superstitious who knock on wood. From time to time, we all rap our knuckles on a

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How Daydreaming Can Actually Make You Smarter

By Carolyn Gregoire, Republished from the Huffington Post Daydreaming gets a pretty bad rap. It’s often equated with laziness, and we tend to write off people with wandering minds as being absent-minded “space cadets” who can’t get their heads out of the

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How Daydreaming Can Actually Make You Smarter

By Carolyn Gregoire, Republished from the Huffington Post Daydreaming gets a pretty bad rap. It’s often equated with laziness, and we tend to write off people with wandering minds as being absent-minded “space cadets” who can’t get their heads out of the

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The Smarter We Are, the Dumber We Get About Facts

Why our fears don’t always match the facts Higher intelligence allows us to see (distort) the facts the way we want to. Republished from Psychology Today, by David Ropeik in How Risky Is It, Really? What a golden age these past few decades

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The Smarter We Are, the Dumber We Get About Facts

Why our fears don’t always match the facts Higher intelligence allows us to see (distort) the facts the way we want to. Republished from Psychology Today, by David Ropeik in How Risky Is It, Really? What a golden age these past few decades

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Portrait of a coffee farmer, created with recycled grounds

Republished from Mother Nature Network Photo: © Vincent Francisco Navarro   Coffee, culture, conservation To show pride in his culture, Filipino artist and environmentalist Vincent Francisco Navarro painted portraits of coffee farmers using only coffee and coffee grounds. The city of Baguio,

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Portrait of a coffee farmer, created with recycled grounds

Republished from Mother Nature Network Photo: © Vincent Francisco Navarro   Coffee, culture, conservation To show pride in his culture, Filipino artist and environmentalist Vincent Francisco Navarro painted portraits of coffee farmers using only coffee and coffee grounds. The city of Baguio,

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Reach for the stars

By Priya Chand, Republished from nature.com Impact factors.   JACEY The holes widen into craters while I sleep. The day is a blur — but that’s school. No one pays attention anyway. “No time for dinner,” I say, my toes

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Reach for the stars

By Priya Chand, Republished from nature.com Impact factors.   JACEY The holes widen into craters while I sleep. The day is a blur — but that’s school. No one pays attention anyway. “No time for dinner,” I say, my toes

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