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Want to Improve Your Attention? Wear a White Coat The power of ‘enclothed cognition’: how what you wear affects how you think. It’s surprising how much simple movements of the body can affect the way we think. Using expansive gestures with open limbs makes us feel more powerful, crossing your arms makes you more persistent and lying down can bring more insights (read more here: 10 Simple Postures That Boost Performance). So if moving the body can have these effects, what about the clothes we wear? We’re all well aware of how dressing up in different ways can make us feel more attractive, sporty or professional, depending on the outfit, but can the clothes you wear actually change cognitive performance or is it just a feeling? Adam and Galinsky (2012) tested the effect of simply wearing a white lab coat on people’s powers of attention. Want to Improve Your Attention? Wear a White Coat
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Even though I consider myself a relatively sane, stable person — more or less — it’s undeniable that if I have decided to pursue you romantically, I pretty quickly lose all grip on reality and become this foaming-at-the-mouth bridge troll who just wants to follow you around everywhere. It’s not my fault! It’s just that you’re so pretty, and so great, and I’m just trying to romance/charm you with my relentless stalking. As a matter of public safety, these are the things you should probably get ready for if you should become a target. 5 Terrifying Things I Will Do If I Like You 5 Terrifying Things I Will Do If I Like You
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Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011 - StumbleUpon There is something special about the tricks and tips people come up with to turn old or useless objects into something fresh and useful. Turning an old gadget or piece of furniture into something completely new is a great way to extend its life, and here are some of our favorite conversions from the last year. Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future With the rapid progression of technology each year, it's easy to accumulate a pile of obsolete gadgets that you just can't bear to get rid of. Here's a few of the best ways you can still get use out of those gadgets and repurpose a pile of what might otherwise end up in the landfill. Most Popular Repurposing Tricks of 2011 - StumbleUpon
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Bananas and Monkeys - StumbleUpon Bananas and Monkeys - StumbleUpon Original source unknown. (But the story appears to have some basis in fact.) Start with a cage containing five monkeys.
SCHOPENHAUERS 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT - StumbleUpon Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), was a brilliant German philosopher. These 38 Stratagems are excerpts from "The Art of Controversy", first translated into English and published in 1896. Carry your opponent's proposition beyond its natural limits; exaggerate it. The more general your opponent's statement becomes, the more objections you can find against it. The more restricted and narrow his or her propositions remain, the easier they are to defend by him or her. SCHOPENHAUERS 38 STRATAGEMS, OR 38 WAYS TO WIN AN ARGUMENT - StumbleUpon
Dream Big by Peter Fecteau | koikoikoi - StumbleUpon
Amazingly Creative Drawing Vs Photography | Weird Pictures, Wonderful Things - StumbleUpon
How to Plant Ideas in Someones Mind - StumbleUpon If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed entirely out of character, then you've had an idea planted in your mind. Here's how it's done. Note: We've gotten a lot of emails about how to do this in specific situations. Although some of those situations have been legitimate, this post was written to teach you to detect these tactics rather than use them on others. If you want a good way to convince people to do what you want that doesn't involve the dark side of manipulation, read this. How to Plant Ideas in Someones Mind - StumbleUpon
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