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Quora. Quora. The former head psychologist for the US Navy SEALs reveals his best advice for combatting stress at work. "If you control stress, you control performance in any environment.

The former head psychologist for the US Navy SEALs reveals his best advice for combatting stress at work

" FlickrMass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Shauntae Hinkle-Lymas, US Navy "When one examines the elite cohorts on the planet — whether you're an elite athlete or an elite military member — it's pretty clear that the way that they handle stress is not by accident. " So says Eric Potterat, the former head psychologist for the US Navy SEALs.

Potterat, who is now the scientific adviser at Thync, which produces wearable technology that helps reduce stress, told Business Insider about eight techniques those elite cohorts typically learn. He said the overarching theme behind all of them is that stress is under your control. "If you control stress, you control performance in any environment," he said. My Dear Son, Rejection is a Myth - Simulated Universe? Real life - Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? NEW YORK—If you, me and every person and thing in the cosmos were actually characters in some giant computer game, we would not necessarily know it.

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?

The idea that the universe is a simulation sounds more like the plot of “The Matrix,” but it is also a legitimate scientific hypothesis. Researchers pondered the controversial notion Tuesday at the annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate here at the American Museum of Natural History. Moderator Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the museum’s Hayden Planetarium, put the odds at 50-50 that our entire existence is a program on someone else’s hard drive. Philosophy is a Bunch of Empty Ideas: Interview with Peter Unger. Philosophy is a Bunch of Empty Ideas: Interview with Peter Unger by Grace Boey Philosophy: you either get it or you don't.

Philosophy is a Bunch of Empty Ideas: Interview with Peter Unger

The field has its passionate defenders, but according to its critics, philosophy is irrelevant, unproductive, and right at the height of the ivory towers. And now, the philosophy-bashing camp can count a proud defector from the other side: Peter Unger, Professor of Philosophy at New York University, has come out against the field in his latest book, Empty Ideas: A Critique of Analytic Philosophy. Ten Famous Psychology Findings That It’s Been Difficult To Replicate – Research Digest. By Christian Jarrett Every now and again a psychology finding is published that immediately grabs the world’s attention and refuses to let go – often it’s a result with immediate implications for how we can live more happily and peacefully, or it says something profound about human nature.

Ten Famous Psychology Findings That It’s Been Difficult To Replicate – Research Digest

Said finding then enters the public consciousness, endlessly recycled in pop psychology books and magazine articles. Unfortunately, sometimes when other researchers have attempted to obtain these same influential findings, they’ve struggled. This replication problem doesn’t just apply to famous findings, nor does it only affect psychological science. How to cram for a test: A step-by-step guide to hack your brain so it can study better and memorize facts — Quartz. Want to 'train your brain'? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument.

How Taking a Gap Year Can Shape Your Life. Karen Horney’s Theory Of Personality: 10 Neurotic Needs - PsyTreasure. By SonicShell · March 30, 2015 Karen Horney’s Theory Of Personality: 10 Neurotic Needs Neurotic Needs: From her clinical experience, Horney discerned 10 particular patters of neurotic needs.

Karen Horney’s Theory Of Personality: 10 Neurotic Needs - PsyTreasure

They are based on things that we all need, but hey have become distorted in several ways by the difficulties of some people’s lives. The neurotic’s needs is much more intense, and people will experience great anxiety if the need is not met or if it even appears that it may not be met in future. 10 ‘Unsolved’ Mysteries Of The World That You Probably Didn’t Know Were Already Solved. Everyone loves a good mystery!

10 ‘Unsolved’ Mysteries Of The World That You Probably Didn’t Know Were Already Solved

When an investment banker and an MIT graduate lived like India's poor on $0.39 a day — Quartz. Tushar, the son of a police officer in Haryana, studied at the University of Pennsylvania and worked for three years as an investment banker in the United States and Singapore.

When an investment banker and an MIT graduate lived like India's poor on $0.39 a day — Quartz

Matt migrated as a teenager to the United States with his parents, and studied at MIT. At different points, both of them decided to return to India and joined the UID Project in Bangalore. Dostoyevsky on Why There Are No Bad People. Legendary Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky (November 11, 1821–February 9, 1881) is best known as one of literary history’s titans, but he was also a brilliant entrepreneur and pioneer of self-publishing.

Dostoyevsky on Why There Are No Bad People

Under the auspices of his enterprising wife Anna, Dostoyevsky overcame his ruinous gambling addiction to become Russia’s first self-published author. What Mark Zuckerberg taught Sequoia Capital's Mike Vernal about leadership — Quartz. Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of relativity—Einstein’s masterpiece theory of gravity—is wrong on cosmic scales.

What Mark Zuckerberg taught Sequoia Capital's Mike Vernal about leadership — Quartz

The trouble is that light travelling through the universe does not seem to be affected by the gravity of large structures such as galaxy clusters in the way that Einstein had predicted. Now we have created the largest ever map of the universe’s voids—empty regions or “holes” in space—and superclusters, which are regions with more galaxies and matter than average. This has proven Einstein right, but has reintroduced another mystery. To understand the origin of the puzzle, we need to grasp the subtle effect that gravity has on the leftover radiation from the primordial hot plasma at the birth of the universe, known as the “cosmic microwave background.” The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors.

“Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said.

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. Deciding issues of personal law - OPINION. Thirteen years ago, Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer, pleaded in a piece titled ‘Unifying personal laws’ in The Hindu (September 6, 2003): “My powerful plea is that the personal laws may be reformed from within, without a quantum leap into a common code.

Remarkable changes in Islamic laws are possible without violating the Quran but adopting progressive hermeneutics.” The issue described as ‘triple talaq’ has unnecessarily been confused with the issue of a uniform civil code, thus thrusting India’s minority Muslim community into the defensive. But this dilemma is essentially a question of whether the Supreme Court can pronounce on an issue of personal law. Why Do We Dream? Explore the Top Theories Behind It. Dreams have fascinated philosophers for thousands of years, but only recently have dreams been subjected to empirical research and concentrated scientific study. Chances are that you’ve often found yourself puzzling over the mysterious content of a dream, or perhaps you’ve wondered why you dream at all. First, let’s start by answering a basic question. What is a Dream? A dream can include any of the images, thoughts, and emotions that are experienced during sleep. An Introduction to Psychopathy. Psychopathy is a disorder that characterizes an individual showing pronounced emotional deficits and an increased risk for displaying antisocial behavior ( Frick, 1995;Hare, 2003).

The affective component of psychopathy, often called callous-unemotional (CU) traits, is the distinguishing feature of the disorder relative to other behavioral profiles associated with an increased likelihood of antisocial behavior (Blair, 2007). CU traits refer to a lack of guilt, remorse, and empathy (Frick et al., 2005). Do You Really Use Only 10 Percent of Your Brain? The human brain is complex and still quite mysterious. It is perhaps for this reason why so many myths about how the brain works persist, despite plenty of evidence to the contrary. One of the most common of these myths is often referred to as the ten percent of brain myth, or the idea that human being really only fully utilize a tiny percentage of their brain's power and potential.

The popularly and widely spread belief that we only use or have access to 10 percent of our brain's power is often used to speculate about the extent of human abilities if only we could utilize our brain's full capacity. People often experience the shortcomings of their own mental abilities such as failing to understand a complex math problem or forgetting some vital piece of information. It is perhaps because of this that people frequently feel that they possess some untapped potential, if only they could unlock that inaccessible portion of their mind.

In reality, the 10 percent claim is 100 percent myth. Read Amy Cuddy’s Response to Power-Posing Critiques. As Science of Us reported earlier this week, last Sunday night the psychologist Dana Carney, co-author of the 2010 study that gave rise to the concept of “power posing” — that is, adopting and holding certain open and assertive postures as a technique for improving performance in business and other settings — posted a surprising note on her faculty website in which she stated that she didn’t think that the power-posing effect was real, and that the original study had fatal methodological shortcomings. Did the Moon Create Life? Community Accomplishments: The Best Deal on Snapchat. In the second installment of the Community Accomplishment series, I want to continue to highlight other success stories from the VaynerNation. Why Doesn't Time Flow Backwards? Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light. Why Clowns Creep Us Out. 'Prepared to die? Then you can be Mars candidate': The Hindu - Mobile edition.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to Mars well within the next century. Mr. Musk outlined his zealous plan on Tuesday to establish a self-sustaining city on Mars, complete with iron foundries and even pizzerias. Why Are Moths Drawn to Artificial Lights? What Is Psychotherapy? Psychotherapy is a general term that is used to describe the process of treating psychological disorders and mental distress by the use of talking and psychological techniques. Power Poses Co-author: I Don't Think Power Poses Are Real. 13 Common Leadership Styles (and When to Use Them) A leadership style refers to a leader's characteristic behaviors when directing, motivating, guiding and managing groups of people.

Great leaders can inspire political movements and social change. Why You Don't Want to Meditate—and 5 Ways to Make It Easier. The fascinating explanations behind six classic magic tricks. The ultimate guide for learning how to whistle. ​The Myth of Winning: Neuroscience of Conflict & Peace. Indianexpress. Does Having a Plan B Sabotage Your Plan A?

Do People Only Use 10 Percent of Their Brains? Altruism has more of an evolutionary advantage than selfishness, mathematicians say. Do You Really Need to Declutter Your Desk? What Great Listeners Actually Do. AI that mimics human thinking and analogy - Mumbai. When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality. Ten simple ways to relax and become more intelligent at the same time.

Will Neuroscience Change the Way We Punish Criminals? It’s possible to learn to be more optimistic – Research Digest. MIT scientists use terahertz waves to read closed books. 5 Key Things to Know About Meta-Analysis. Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century by Rank - American Rhetoric. Can you tell the temperature by listening to the chirping of a cricket? (Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress) APA Format: Rules for Citations and References. Tips and Advice for Writing Psychology Papers. Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment. Milgram's Experiments: The Perils of Obedience.

What makes the sound when we crack our knuckles? Nine Books Recommended by Top Psychologists. Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read. 15 Books that Will Actually Change Your Future. The World's Newest Major Religion: No Religion. Enjoy the healing power of Music Therapy. Writing a Novel in a Month: Is It Possible and Should You Try? - NY Book Editors. 44 Essential Movies for the Student of Philosophy.

Auroras Make Weird Noises, and Now We Know Why. 6 phenomena which science cannot explain. Psychologists explain why intelligent people have fewer friends. Plos. Are Mental Illnesses Really Illnesses? 10 Research-Proven Tricks To Seem Smarter Than You Are. NHS memo details Google/DeepMind’s five year plan to bring AI to healthcare. Viewpoint: How British let one million Indians die in famine. Discussion of Education for Sustainable Development. Educating for a Sustainable Future: A Transdisciplinary Vision for Concerted Action.