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Visualize Daily You can change the world. It's easy. How? In this video, scientist Gregg Braden explains how the Law of Attraction works. That there is a field around us, a collective consciousness, in which we all participate. Exceptional Memory Explained: How Some People Remember What They Had for Lunch 20 Years Ago Researchers from the University of California, Irvine reported in 2006 on a woman named Jill Price who could remember in great detail what she did on a particular day decades earlier. James McGaugh, Larry Cahill and Elizabeth Parker put the woman through a battery of tests and ascertained that she was not using any of the memory tricks that have been known to mnemonists for millennia. Word got out, the media descended and the lab now receives calls every day from people who say they have the same ability as Price. Of the hundreds of people interviewed, 22 appear to exhibit what the researchers call highly superior autobiographical memory (HSAM), the detailed recollection of events that occurred in the distant past. A question that has persisted about this line of research is whether the brains of these people are distinct from the organs of others who can’t remember yesterday’s lunch, let alone trivial events from 20 years back. Source: University of California, Irvine

47 Mind-Blowing Psychology-Proven Facts You Should Know About Yourself I’ve decided to start a series called 100 Things You Should Know about People. As in: 100 things you should know if you are going to design an effective and persuasive website, web application or software application. Or maybe just 100 things that everyone should know about humans! The order that I’ll present these 100 things is going to be pretty random. Left Handed Facts 7 Stats 15% of people are left handed. I always thought this number was higher — and according to some of my left handed friends and family, also smarter? Well, according to this infographic, they are also more likely to become alcoholics — so I guess that’s a fair trade-off. If only 15% of people are left handed, think about the market that exists for left handed folks.

The case of the missing neurons An amyloid plaque in the brain Alzheimer’s disease is characterised by the substantial loss of neurons (nerve cells) in the brain. However, when researchers examine the brains of people who have died with Alzheimer’s, they do not see more dead neurons than in people of the same age without Alzheimer’s. Thousands of cells missing, presumed dead, but how can we solve the mystery – and stop it happening in others – if there are no bodies?

"Teleported" mice reveal secrets of memory OK, I skimmed the Nature article, and it doesn't appear to say this at all. Either this post references the wrong article, or the author didn't read paper, and is telling us what is going on second-hand, trying to analyze things and draw conclusions along the way. Can somebody who knows about memory and rat brains and such double-check if my interpretation of the article is correct? First of all, the article talks about rats, not mice. psychological facts One of your facts says that if you dream about someone, it was because they though of you, but I beg to differ. Last night I had a dream of me and Austin Powers. (The Mike Meyers character) soooo. yeah. you fail. attention people of the world: stop saying the word “fail” and thinking you’re superior for using a meme from 2004 I don't understand how you're being called a troll for just posting and reblogging facts. I also do not understand why people are spending so much energy saying mean or rude things to you, when if they don't like what you post, they could be looking at a blog that they actually enjoy, or doing something of production.

Chinese: The New Dominant Language of the Internet New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof recently argued that “[E]very child in the United States should learn Spanish, beginning in elementary school; Chinese makes a terrific addition to Spanish, but not a substitute.” As more parents encourage their kids to study Chinese, and more schools – both public and private – begin offering Chinese language classes, it might seem that Americans are neglecting a language with far more day-to-day applications: Spanish. The reality, however, is that Spanish remains the most studied foreign language in the US [PDF]; and enrollment in Chinese courses has skyrocketed because of China’s ever-increasing global influence. For example, if you think that English will always be the most widely used language on the Internet, you might want to think again. This infographic from The Next Web indicates that five years from now, Chinese will be the dominant language online.

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