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The 50 Best Mind Hacks on the Web

The 50 Best Mind Hacks on the Web
Image: JanneM/Flickr Mind hacks. Ever since Tom Stafford and Matt Webb introduced us to the hidden logic of our upstairs system in their 2004 neuroscience tome, these simple tricks have taken the blogosphere by storm. Nowadays, there’s a hack for everything, from your sex life to your kitchen stove. We compiled the Web’s 50 best mind (and life, and career, and…you get the point) hacks. These self-improvement gleanings are bound to make you a better, well, everything: Work and Career Five rules for keeping your inbox empty. How to control your workday before it controls you. Make your to-do list fun by turning it into one big game. Here’s a nifty system for keeping your desk clean and tidy. Boring, but valuable: How to automatically back up your hard drive. This is the ultimate procrastination hack. 10 things to do right now to cultivate a superior leadership year. Your Finances 9 methods for mastering your money. How to find out exactly what your job is worth…then ask for that raise. Life Skills

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9 Methods for Mastering Your Money 2008 was a miserable year for money. The stock market tumbled, unemployment soared, the housing market continued to crumble, and retirement savings shriveled away. Whew! #40 – Why smart people defend bad ideas [First published April 2005] We all know someone who’s intelligent, but who occasionally defends obviously bad ideas. Why does this happen? How can smart people take up positions that defy any reasonable logic? Having spent many years working with smart people I’ve cataloged many of the ways this happens, and I have advice on what to do about it.

Logic Games Online - Netwalk In the game of Netwalk, you are a network administrator, and someone has scrambled your network. Your job is to rotate all the pieces so that every computer is connected to the server by pipes and there are no lose ends in your network. Of course, the less work you need to do to complete your network the better, so Netwalk is scored by the number of clicks it takes you to rotate everything into place. Left click to rotate a tile counter-clockwise, and right click to rotate a tile clockwise. When you are certain of a tile's orientation, press the spacebar with the mouse cursor over that tile.

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8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating - StumbleUpon “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. World History TL;DR Remember all the world history you learned growing up? Let’s see…there were Egyptians…and Greeks…Romans were around for awhile…then Charlemagne had a bunch of knights…damn. Maybe you had too many Jägerbombs in your early 20s. Maybe you never paid enough attention in the first place. It doesn’t matter, because now you can learn world history across all the world’s civilizations with this handy Histomap.

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The Top 10 Psychology Studies of 2010 The end of 2010 fast approaches, and I'm thrilled to have been asked by the editors of Psychology Today to write about the Top 10 psychology studies of the year. I've focused on studies that I personally feel stand out, not only as examples of great science, but even more importantly, as examples of how the science of psychology can improve our lives. Each study has a clear "take home" message, offering the reader an insight or a simple strategy they can use to reach their goals , strengthen their relationships, make better decisions, or become happier. If you extract the wisdom from these ten studies and apply them in your own life, 2011 just might be a very good year. 1) How to Break Bad Habits

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