When you save information digitally, your real memory for that information is worse, but a new study reveals a positive flipside.
Date Posted: December 15, 2014
Five steps to developing personal charisma.
(Young minds’ edition) A contrast between cognitive abilities and crystallized intelligence.
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Knowing how to forgive someone is an essential life skill. It serves us well in our love lives and professional relationships.Forgiving and forgetting is great in theory, but in reality it’s difficult. Below are four reasons why it’s important ...
Study associates poor neurocognitive outcomes with variations in genes related to brain inflammation and oxidative stress, highlight potential interventions
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Teens stay up late at night and sleep late into the morning, a result of a natural shift in their circadian rhythms. That biological schedule puts them at odds with the adult world, as well as early start times for high school. But does the mismatch ...
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Children whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of phthalates, common chemicals in consumer products, in late pregnancy tend to score lower than other kids on intelligence tests at age 7.
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Being arrogant is a problem because a person "always thinks he/she has the right and only answer [and] discounts or dismisses the input of others" (Lombardo & Eichinger, 1998, p. 447). Some causes of arrogance include: lack of feedback, like own ...
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Is it righties or lefties who earn 10-12% higher salaries?
The study by Scott C. Bunce, PhD, of Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, and colleagues provides evidence of "physiological re-regulation" of disrupted brain and hormonal responses to pleasurable stimuli—both drug- and ...
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Abnormalities in the prefrontal cortex and related brain areas are observed in adolescents who have attempted suicide, according to a report today at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual meeting in Phoenix Arizona. The study ...
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Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.
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According to Lominger International (now a Korn/Ferry Company), a competency is "a measurable characteristic of a person that is related to success at work. It may be a behavioral skill, a technical skill, an attribute (such as intelligence), or an ...
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A psychologist helping a person with social anxiety disorder will often try to convince them that they come over far more positively in social situations than they realise. A new study provides some evidence to back this up. Thomas Rodebaugh and his ...
Categories: Anxiety, Social IsolationGO
The chemical messenger dopamine – otherwise known as the happiness hormone – is important not only for motivation and motor skills. It seems it can also help neurons with difficult cognitive tasks. Torben Ott, Simon Jacob and Professor Andreas ...
Categories: Learning DifficultiesGO