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3 ways daydreaming can make you more productive

Next time you’ve got a complicated problem to solve, and concentrating on it just isn’t getting you anywhere, consider this: Maybe you’re thinking too hard. 492 more words


The Case for Raising the Drinking Age to 25

No one under 25 is going to like this reasoning, but I’m betting most scientists without Budweiser or Seagram’s stock in their portfolio would agree. If all states (or a national law) required age 25 to purchase alcohol, we would all be better off. 164 more words

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Brain Science in the Classroom

I wrote a few days ago about the application of up to date brain science in the classroom to enable more effective learning, sharing an ASCD webinar on the topic. 146 more words


An example of a psychological morpheme

A psychological morpheme is defined as the smallest unit of a psychological response.

This term is used in FIML practice to distinguish psychological micro responses from meso and macro responses which are more general and less amenable to change and productive analysis. 458 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

The Science of Silver Linings

At some point in your life, I whole-heartedly recommend losing your job.

I’m 100 percent sober and about 30 percent serious.

Hardly a glowing endorsement, but there are plenty of upsides. 2,197 more words


Learning to Learn from Babies

Yesterday, my twin sons turned one. I have spent an amazing number of hours over the last year watching them. I wondered if this experience might teach me something too, about how to learn. 838 more words