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Meditation found to increase brain size Kris Snibbe/Harvard News Office Sara Lazar (center) talks to research assistant Michael Treadway and technologist Shruthi Chakrapami about the results of experiments showing that meditation can increase brain size. People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don’t. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains. In one area of gray matter, the thickening turns out to be more pronounced in older than in younger people. “Our data suggest that meditation practice can promote cortical plasticity in adults in areas important for cognitive and emotional processing and well-being,” says Sara Lazar, leader of the study and a psychologist at Harvard Medical School. The researchers compared brain scans of 20 experienced meditators with those of 15 nonmeditators. Study participants meditated an average of about 40 minutes a day. Controlling random thoughts Slowing aging?
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. Dr. <div class="slide-intro-bottom"><a href=" Must One Risk Madness to Achieve Genius? 6Share Synopsis Must one risk getting lost in the sea of madness in order to reach the lone island of genius? "There is only one difference between a madman and me. Must one risk getting lost in the sea of madness in order to reach the lone island of genius? Among the "Big Five" personality traits, the Openness/Intellect domain has been the most difficult for psychologists to describe. In a recent series of studies, Colin G. First let's cover some terms. Now we've defined our terms, we can get to the good stuff. And that's what they found. The Paradoxical Simplex A simplex is an arrangement of variables along a single dimension. As you can see, intelligence and apophenia are on opposite ends of the simplex. One system that is probably acting on the entire Openness/Intellect domain is the dopaminergic system. What forces pull intelligence away from apophenia? "I like to watch cloud shapes change in the sky" "Sometimes I feel as if my mind could envelope the whole world." Far out, man. 1.
Maak van uzelf een sterk merk Mensen zijn luiwammesen. Ze maken zich niet graag moe aan grote klassementen. Eén seconde is nochtans genoeg voor een etiket aan uw dikke teen. Hopla, voor altijd het hokje in. Ontsnappen is moeilijk. Daarom pleit Olga Slavkina voor preventieve maatregelen. Afspraak om halftwee in Brussel, in het atelier van Delvaux, receptie van kwaliteitsleer en juichende handtassen. Olga Slavkina wacht. Gelukkig krijgt ze het ook uitgelegd in boerentaal. Met mijn personal branding zit het meteen verkeerd: ik sta op de inschrijvingslijst als Anniek Olaerts. De meeste aanwezigen zijn een stuk in de dertig en hebben danig aan hun carrière getimmerd.
What is DiSC®? Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscientiousness | DiscProfile.com, 877-344-9612 DiSC® is the leading personal assessment tool used by over 1 million people every year to improve work productivity, teamwork and communication. What is DiSC®? The DiSC profile, published by Wiley, is a non-judgmental tool used for discussion of people's behavioral differences. If you participate in a DiSC program, you'll be asked to complete a series of questions that produce a detailed report about your personality and behavior. You'll also receive tips related to working with people of other styles. Note: Information here applies only to Everything DiSC and DiSC Classic assessments. The DiSC® model provides a common language that people can use to better understand themselves and to adapt their behaviors with others — within a work team, a sales relationship, a leadership position, or other relationships. What does DiSC stand for? Dominance Person places emphasis on accomplishing results, the bottom line, confidence Influence Steadiness Conscientiousness DiSC profile descriptions Dr.
thinking styles The following is edited and adapted from It is intended to supplement personal understanding and enhance critical self-examination of yourself as a communicator. Styles of Thinking "How do people think about things?" 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Synthesists "Synthesists are apt to appear challenging, skeptical, or satirically amused, even when you can see no cause for any of that." A Synthesist can juggle both arguments and counter arguments mentally and recognize the validity of each and form new ideas from that conflict. The first common strategy of the Synthesist is that of "Open Argument and Confrontation." Their second common strategy is "Asking Dumb-Smart Questions." Synthesists like to be observers of conflict. The ability to look at opposing viewpoints and not pass judgement is indicative of a Synthesist. Synthesists like to speculate. Even when Synthesists make recommendations, such thinkers challenge their own ideas. Idealists Summary
30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things that have been holding you back. Here are some ideas to get you started: Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you. Update: Read our follow-up to this post: 30 Things to Start Doing for Yourself Photo by: Rob Brucker
50 Lessons I wish I had learned earlier | Family on Bikes Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find bits and pieces of wisdom learned from cycling 17,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina together as a family. Hope it inspires you to live your dream! My book about our journey, Changing Gears, is now released! Read a preview here Now that I’m old and gray (but not quite in my rocker yet!) You’re stronger than you think you are.Mistakes teach you important lessons. What lies before us and behind us are tiny matters when compared to what lies within us.Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.It’s not about getting a chance, it’s about taking a chance.If it were easy everyone would do it.Be vulnerable.A problem is a chance for you to learn.Regardless of the situation, life goes on. If you enjoyed these inspirational quotes and feel they would be beneficial for others, we would appreciate it if you would take a moment to share it with your friends via Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or email. Interested in our journey?
Memory Improvement Techniques - Improve Your Memory with MindTools © VeerPRZEMYSLAW PRZYBYLSKI Use these techniques to improve your memory. The tools in this section help you to improve your memory. The tools are split into two sections. As with other mind tools, the more practice you give yourself with these techniques, the more effectively you will use them. Mnemonics 'Mnemonic' is another word for memory tool. The idea behind using mnemonics is to encode difficult-to-remember information in a way that is much easier to remember. Our brains evolved to code and interpret complex stimuli such as images, colors, structures, sounds, smells, tastes, touch, positions, emotions and language. Unfortunately, a lot of the information we have to remember in modern life is presented differently – as words printed on a page. This section of Mind Tools shows you how to use all the memory resources available to you to remember information in a highly efficient way. Using Your Whole Mind to Remember You can do the following things to make your mnemonics more memorable:
The Right Brain vs. Left Brain of Marketers [Infographic] Are you a Right-Brain or a Left-Brain Marketer? Psychologists and personality theorists have long believed there to be differences between the right and the left side of the brain. The right side of your brain is responsible for creativity, while the left side handles the details and implementation. In B2B marketing, the type of thinker you are guides the campaigns you design. Embed this marketer’s brain infographic on your web site: