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The Science of Memory (and 4 Uncommon Ways to Enhance It) I have a pretty bad memory, it seems. I know people say that all the time, but here’s why I think it actually applies to me: In pretty much all of my childhood memories, I’m around 10 years old, as if nothing ever happened before that.My poor co-founder, Josh, has to replay almost entire conversations before I recall having had them. On a regular basis.Unless my high school was running way off the curriculum, I just don’t remember anything I learned there. Everytime someone asks me about a high-school level concept in science, or maths or even something I should know as a writer, like what a past participle is, I draw a blank. It’s a bit of a struggle having a bad memory. Since I’ve been reading and writing more about the brain, memory is one area that’s really fascinated me, because I’d like to improve mine. How memory works Creating memories, like learning new things, is all about creating and strengthening connections between the neurons in our brains (called synapses):

Humans Invent | The Official Sharp Blog El planeta está enfermo. Descubre las causas Desde el Neolítico (12.000 años antes de Cristo) las sociedades consumen a un ritmo cada vez más voraz todo lo que conocemos como recursos naturales. Resulta que este consumo desde entonces ha sido agresivo, hostil. A un ritmo acelerado, se busca todo y a cualquier precio el crecimiento económico, ya que éste es mal interpretado como sinónimo de progreso. Por esta razón, se cortan los árboles, se queman bosques, se contaminan el aire y el agua, y se destruyen los ecosistemas. No hay lugar a dudas que la actividad económica ha sido muy agresiva cuando se trata de extraer recursos, desarrollar procesos de producción y post-consumo final, y producir desechos, comprometiendo, grosso modo, la capacidad del planeta Tierra para enfrentar esta situación. En otras palabras, esto puede ser traducido como la era de la “economía destructiva”. Es la necesidad de crecimiento económico versus la capacidad de la Tierra para ofrecer condiciones soportables para responde a esto. La economía suicida.

This is What Heavy Multitasking Could Be Doing To Your Brain Multitasking may affect crucial areas of the brain’s emotional and cognitive centres. Using laptops, phones and other media devices at the same time could be shrinking important structures in our brains, a new study may indicate. For the first time, neuroscientists have found that people who use multiple devices simultaneously have lower gray-matter density in an area of the brain associated with cognitive and emotional control (Loh & Kanai, 2014). Multitasking might include listening to music while playing a video game or watching TV while making a phone call or even reading the newspaper with the TV on. Kep Kee Loh, the study’s lead author, said: “Media multitasking is becoming more prevalent in our lives today and there is increasing concern about its impacts on our cognition and social-emotional well-being.Our study was the first to reveal links between media multitasking and brain structure.” The researchers found that this association had nothing to do with personality.

Así será la planta solar más grande del mundo construida sobre el mar Kyocera Corp tiene planificado empezar a construir a finales de este año en Japón, la planta solar msa grande del mundo sobre el mar. Aunque no especifican el tamaño real que tendrá la planta, nos adelantan que será capaz de generar una potencia de 2,9MW. Para crear esa estructura se hace uso de la tecnología Hydrelio de la empresa francesa Ciel&Terre International, que tiene plantas en Francia con más de tres años de prueba. En Hydrelio se emplea polietileno de alta densidad, resistente a las condiciones que se va a encontrar en contacto con el agua: corrosión, rayos ultravioletas. Fuente: TechOn

Savvy Psychologist : 7 Myths About Suicide The media frenzy is starting to settle after the tragic suicide of Robin Williams. Some of the coverage, I was happy to see, was sensitive and compassionate, while some was just plain irresponsible, sensationalistic, and full of specific details-- all of which can put vulnerable people at risk, and perpetuate misinformation. So, this week on the Savvy Psychologist, we’ll set right 7 myths about suicide. Myth #1: People Who Attempt Suicide Are Just Trying to Get Attention / It’s a Cry for Help Fact: Most individuals who attempt or complete suicide—over 90%—are suffering from a mental illness. Framing suicide as a method to get attention paints those who are sick as manipulative, when in fact, they are simply really ill. Sponsor: This episode is brought to you by lynda.com. lynda.com is an easy and affordable way to help individuals and organizations learn. Myth #2: Suicide is Selfish This despondent trio shouts so loudly that any whispers of hope, efficacy, or worth get drowned out.

Conoce la casa que genera toda la energia que necesita Sunlighthouse fue construida con el objetivo de demostrar que es posible construir viviendas eficientes, sustentables y sin alterar el modo de vida de las personas. Es por esto que una vez terminado el proceso de edificación, una familia fue invitada a vivir, durante un año, para poner a prueba este proyecto. Situada en una zona boscosa y montañosa de Pressbaum, Austria, Sunlighthouse es un proyecto de casa unifamiliar diseñada por el arquitecto austriaco Hein-Troy Architekten y que, como proyecto eficiente, ha recibido el Premio Estatal Austríaco de Medio Ambiente y Tecnologías Energéticas. El diseño de esta vivienda aprovecha el entorno. Sunlighthouse se encuentra en una pendiente empinada y parcialmente sombreada. Las montañas cercanas aportan sombras naturales, por lo que la sala de estar cuenta con grandes ventanas de techo que dan luz al centro de la habitación. La distribución de las ventanas asegura niveles de luz natural en los dos pisos de la casa.

The cognitive cost of sleep lost. Japón crea islas de energía solar Japón busca poner fin a la dependencia de la energía nuclear por lo que ha creado ya tres "islas" o plantas solares que flotan al sur del país, una de ellas ya está aportando 70 MW de electricidad, abrió el año pasado y dos se están realizando en estos momentos y se abrirán próximamente. El país está muy densamente poblado y el valor de la tierra es muy elevado, por eso optaron por el mar que es en gran parte utilizable y tiene sentido poner allí las plantas de energía flotantes. Dos grandes empresas de Japón anunciaron recientemente que van a iniciar la construcción de dos islas solares más grandes que flotarán en embalses. A fines del 2013, se inauguró la planta más grande que posee una capacidad de 70 megavatios y que la realizó el fabricante de teléfonos inteligentes: Kyocera Kagoshima Nanatsujima Mega Solar Power y que se encuentra flotando en el mar de la costa del sur de Japón. Para Japón la respuesta es el mar. Parte de la belleza de la energía solar es lo fácil que es de usar.

Esoterica » Blog Archive » Seven Days With Depression I’d been meaning to try out a new illness ever since the crazy times I had on the Norovirus, so when I was offered a week’s trial of depression I jumped at the opportunity. I’d never tried a mental illness before and was curious to see how it compared to the physical kind. As only 1 in 4 people have suffered with a mental health problem I was looking forward to being part of an elite group, and had many questions about the experience. Would my illness be apparent to those around me? Would it garner sympathy like a broken leg, or make people tactfully avoid me like when I have something contagious? How would I know when it was ready? First Impressions I felt it arrive sometime on a Sunday evening. Monday I began the day with a shower. The hangover, which I assumed would have dissipated after a good night’s sleep, was still there. Clean the flatWorkMeet friendsRelax All pretty small jobs, and if I trucked through points 1 and 2 it would mean plenty of time for 3 and 4. Notes: Tuesday Wednesday

Window Socket – Solar Energy Powered Socket by Kyuho Song & Boa Oh The Window Socket offers a neat way to harness solar energy and use it as a plug socket. So far we have seen solutions that act as a solar battery backup, but none as a direct plug-in. Simple in design, the plug just attaches to any window and does its job intuitively. Designers: Kyuho Song & Boa Oh Serotonin map of brain could lead to better targeted antidepressants | Science Research that aims to map the activity of serotonin in the brain could revolutionise the use of antidepressants and behavioural therapy for people with mental illnesses. The neurotransmitter serotonin has long been associated with mood, with drugs that boost the chemical in the brain helping to alleviate the symptoms of common illnesses such as depression and anxiety, but scientists lack a deep understanding of how it mediates different mood disorders. By understanding the biology of serotonin, the hope is that drugs can be created that only target cells relevant to a particular disorder and behavioural therapies can be made more effective, reducing the need for antidepressants. Dr Jeremiah Cohen, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute in Baltimore, said: “The ultimate aim is to understand the biology of mood and how groups of cells in the brain connect to produce our emotional behaviour. Most antidepressants operate broadly in the entire serotonin system.

BID: América Latina y el Caribe podrían, satisfacer sus necesidades energéticas con energías renovables. Si se compara con el resto del mundo, la tasa de implementación de energía solar en América Latina es sorprendentemente baja. Cada año se espera que se desplieguen a nivel mundial 100 gigavatios de energía solar. Sin embargo, menos de 500 megavatios -el 1%- provienen de América Latina. El año pasado, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo publicó un informe que indica que América Latina y el Caribe podrían, en teoría, satisfacer gran parte de sus necesidades energéticas actuales con energías renovables. En esto hay un punto importanta a destacar: hay una gran distinción que debe hacerse entre la fabricación de paneles solares y la producción de energía solar. Los subsidios ya no son un requisito para la solvencia de las empresas; requerían la asistencia e intervención del gobierno para que las plantas de energía solar fueran económicamente viables. Por otra parte, América Latina tiene también la ventaja competitiva de no ser el primero.

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