8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating. “Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder.
Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. On his desk next to his computer sat crunched Red Bulls, empty Gatorade bottles, some extra pocket change and scattered pieces of paper. In the pocket of his sweat pants rested a blaring iPod with a chord that dangled near the floor, almost touching against his Adidas sandals. On his computer sat even more stray objects than his surrounding environment. Mike made a shift about every thirty seconds between all of the above. Do you know a person like this? The Science Behind Concentration. 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12 The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per day (AAP 2001/13, CPS 2010).
Children and youth use 4-5 times the recommended amount of technology, with serious and often life threatening consequences (Kaiser Foundation 2010, Active Healthy Kids Canada 2012). Handheld devices (cell phones, tablets, electronic games) have dramatically increased the accessibility and usage of technology, especially by very young children (Common Sense Media, 2013). As a pediatric occupational therapist, I’m calling on parents, teachers and governments to ban the use of all handheld devices for children under the age of 12 years.
Following are 10 research-based reasons for this ban. Please visit zonein.ca to view the Zone’in Fact Sheet for referenced research. Neuroaesthics. Philip Zimbardo: The psychology of time. Character & structures. Wait but why: Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy. Say hi to Lucy.
Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group—I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. A GYPSY is a unique brand of yuppie, one who thinks they are the main character of a very special story. Me, My Selfie and I. See also: 7 Tips For Great Selfies It's official: 2013 is the year that the selfie came into its own.
The self-taken mobile photo now boasts its own art exhibition as well as a new linguistic status—Oxford Dictionaries just added the word in August, making it a legitimate part of the English language. (Update: Oxford has made named it the word of the year for 2013.) Selfies are already big enough to spark a backlash, about which more in a moment. How to interact with the introverted. Att leva med ADHD. 10 Scientific Studies That Prove Consciousness Can Alter Our Physical World. Phenomena: Only Human. Pentagon researching ‘narrative networks’ as way to hijack the brain with false stories. J.
D. HeyesNaturalNews If someone – or some government entity – were able to figure out the science behind what makes people violent, what do you suppose they would do with that knowledge? It’s a legitimate question, because the Pentagon is trying to find out. According to a recent report by the BBC, the Defense Department appears to be looking for a way to hijack the mind so it can implant false, but believable, stories – a sort of “like me” weapon, if you will. Susan Cain on the Power of Introverts, Live-Illustrated by Molly Crabapple.
What Is Depression? Let This Animation With A Dog Shed Light On It. How Long to Nap for the Best Brain Benefits. Home » Health » How Long to Nap for the Best Brain Benefits. 40 Photo-Illustrated Questions to Refocus Your Mind. Asking the right questions is the answer… It’s not the answers you get from others that will help you, but the questions you ask of yourself.
Here are 40 thought-provoking questions to help you refresh and refocus your thinking: Please share your thoughts with us in the comments section below. Also, check out our sister site, Thought Questions, for more photo-illustrated questions like these; and check out The Book of Questions if you’re interested in reading even more inspiring, thought-provoking questions.Title photo by: Helga Weber For all other photo credits please refer to ThoughtQuestions.com Related 40 Questions Everyone is Afraid to Ask Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
April 13, 2012. Neurolog: ADHD finns inte – men det är en utmärkt ursäkt. - KMR. ”Inte en enda enstaka individ – inte ens personen som finner det näst intill omöjligt att koncentrera sig eller sitta still – är påverkad av störningen ADHD som vi kallar den idag”, skriver neurologen Richard Saul i sin nya uppmärksammade bok.
‘The Righteous Mind,’ by Jonathan Haidt. Photo.
The Conscious, Subconscious, And Unconscious Mind – How Does It All Work? (www.mindset-habits.com) Just how does the conscious, subconscious, and unconscious mind work?
And what is the difference between them?