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25 TED Talks that will change how you see the world. How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Scott Young of ScottYoung.com.

How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying

In high school, I rarely studied. Despite that, I graduated second in my class. In university, I generally studied less than an hour or two before major exams. However, over four years, my GPA always sat between an A and an A+. Recently I had to write a law exam worth 100% of my final grade. 10 Psychology Tricks You Can Use To Influence People. Humans Before we get started, it’s important to note that none of these methods fall under what we would term the dark arts of influencing people.

10 Psychology Tricks You Can Use To Influence People

Anything that might be harmful to someone in any way, especially to their self esteem, is not included here. These are ways to win friends and influence people using psychology without being a jerk or making someone feel bad. Trick: Get someone to do a favor for you—also known as the Benjamin Franklin effect. Legend has it that Benjamin Franklin once wanted to win over a man who didn’t like him. LIFEBOOK. 40 websites that will make you cleverer right now.

The indexed web contains an incredible 14 billion pages.

40 websites that will make you cleverer right now

But only a tiny fraction help you improve your brain power. Here are 40 of the best. whizzpast.com – Learn about our awe inspiring past all in one wonderful place. khanacademy.org – Watch thousands of micro-lectures on topics ranging from history and medicine to chemistry and computer science. freerice.com – Help end world hunger by correctly answering multiple-choice quizzes on a wide variety of subjects.

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need. Preface by Tim Ferriss I’ve written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish.

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need

I’ve also covered my experiments with German, Indonesian, Arabic, Norwegian, Turkish, and perhaps a dozen others. There are only few language learners who dazzle me, and Benny Lewis is one of them. This definitive guest post by Benny will teach you: How to speak your target language today.How to reach fluency and exceed it within a few months.How to pass yourself off as a native speaker.And finally, how to tackle multiple languages to become a “polyglot”—all within a few years, perhaps as little as 1-2. Algoritmo Mental. Los 20 hábitos de las personas felices. La felicidad es, casi desde cualquier punto que se le mire, uno de los propósitos más esenciales del ser humano.

Los 20 hábitos de las personas felices

Las definiciones de felicidad pueden variar si toman en cuenta circunstancias culturales e históricas, pero quizás, después de todo, lo que permanezca constante sea la búsqueda de la felicidad como una de las metas que han orientado desde siempre muchas de las acciones humanas. ¿En dónde se encuentra la felicidad? ¿En la calidad de las relaciones que mantenemos con nuestros semejantes? ¿En el dinero que ganamos por lo que hacemos? ¿En las cosas que compramos? Es posible que ahí y también en otros lugares, que sea al mismo tiempo un elemento que hace la diferencia y, por otro lado, una suma, una coincidencia de múltiples factores que, reunidos, otorgan ese improbable estado que conocemos como felicidad. Khan Academy.

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Free Online Textbooks, FlashCards, Exercises, RWA's, Simulations. EdX. Best Procrastination Tip Ever. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment.

50 Life Secrets and Tips

Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. 36 Ways To Be Irresistibly Attractive. 30 Challenges for 30 Days.

Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit?

30 Challenges for 30 Days

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson. Learn more about the science of success with Heidi Grant Halvorson’s HBR Single, based on this blog post.

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you are born predisposed to certain talents and lacking in others — is really just one small piece of the puzzle. In fact, decades of research on achievement suggests that successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do. 40 Ways to Feel More Alive. “I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.”

40 Ways to Feel More Alive

~Joseph Campbell As I write this, I am two hours away from my first weekly acting class in Los Angeles. I’ve been here for almost two years now, and though I loved Community Theater as a kid, I never so much as researched acting classes until a couple weeks back. Brain Training, Brain Games And Memory Programs, Brain Fitness - CogniFit.