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Exercise to Feel The Good In Your Life

It’s Monday, and although it’s beautiful out you may not be feeling it. Retraining your brain to see all the good in your life takes just a few weeks but if you are still struggling here is a great exercise. 368 more words


Humans are terrible judges of their own speed of thought

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As inquisitive beings, we are constantly questioning and quantifying the speed of various things. With a fair degree of accuracy, scientists have quantified the speed of  1,778 more words

Issue #96: Concussions and Clarity

One of the best sports-themed websites in publication is The Players’ Tribune, which grants professional athletes a forum in which they can convey their unique views and perspectives. 3,626 more words

A Man's Very Systems

“In essence, the brains of new fathers had become hardwired to respond when they hear their babies’ cries.”

…Parenting instincts are often assumed to be innate, or disproportionately under the dominion of the mother, but the truth is neither parent is born with the neural structure for the role — their brains evolve for the function.

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Discussion of rebirth with Jim Tucker

This interview is quite good and well worth reading no matter what your perspective. (link to interview)

Tucker’s “main research interests are children who claim to remember previous lives, and natal and prenatal memories.” He is based at the University of Virginia. 232 more words

Brain Science

Ideas that add up #177

“My basic perspective on it is, yes, we do have free will, because we can behave the way we wish to behave, but we can’t decide what to will. 591 more words

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Sound and Place

Scientific research explains that there is a link between memory and an individual’s sense of place. Our past sensory experiences are recorded and stored in certain regions of our brain and influence the way we respond to our physical environment in the present. 318 more words