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The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition

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Your social life has the power to shape the molecular composition of your body. (Plan your day accordingly.)

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Prompts me to think of the fact that, in essence, we are waves at the particle physics level... everything is affected by everything in that respect.

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Jone Johnson Lewis's curator insight, September 11, 2013 4:50 PM

“We think of our bodies as stable biological structures that live in the world but are fundamentally separate from it. That we are unitary organisms in the world but passing through it. But what we’re learning from the molecular processes that actually keep our bodies running is that we’re far more fluid than we realize, and the world passes through us.”

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More Mindfulness, Less Meditation

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The practice has benefits, but it is far more effective as a technique of self-management than as a means of personal transformation, Tony Schwartz writes in the Life@Work column.

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The Habits of the World's Smartest People

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You don't have to be a genius to act like one. Pick up some of these habits of people with high IQs.

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lorrinda's curator insight, November 7, 2013 6:56 AM

act like a genius

Christopher Yeh's curator insight, November 26, 2013 12:28 PM

I don't think those habits will make you smart, but I love the graphic!

Carol Rine's curator insight, January 3, 2014 11:12 AM

Goal-setting continues to be accompanied by perserverance.

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The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition

The Social Life of Genes: Shaping Your Molecular Composition | MindBrain | Scoop.it
Your social life has the power to shape the molecular composition of your body. (Plan your day accordingly.)

Via Jone Johnson Lewis
Martin Shirley's insight:

Prompts me to think of the fact that, in essence, we are waves at the particle physics level... everything is affected by everything in that respect.

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Jone Johnson Lewis's curator insight, September 11, 2013 4:50 PM

“We think of our bodies as stable biological structures that live in the world but are fundamentally separate from it. That we are unitary organisms in the world but passing through it. But what we’re learning from the molecular processes that actually keep our bodies running is that we’re far more fluid than we realize, and the world passes through us.”

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Quantum Computers, AI, Genomics and the Development of a Super Intelligence

Suzanne Gildert's talk at Humanity+ @ Caltech ( http://www.humanityplus.org/conferences/ ) about "What do super-intelligences REALLY want?" and will they outsmart mankind during in a singularity event.

 

Here are the 10 D-wave technology presentation videos - lectures given by Dr. Suzanne Gildert in 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV2syNxDfe0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpvhRcIjGGU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKLGlInKzk8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTzLO2zQV2c
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw1MmljlxWk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdFEOsAdBeE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxzietDpTrI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9uqO7q-v1g
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpH8iOS8GwM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBNOAdfLX2I

or all together in a playlist:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gV2syNxDfe0&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PLBE82A43D0A71BAB7

and here are her talks on quantum computing - is the end near for silicon chips?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyAndXYo9cA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3SvZ7KCZdI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05FiZEjYB2A
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8essA5aUNgE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLk3vxi3_DY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEv4ccFutcI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXWWx57Iv-8

and her adiabatic QC talks plus her QC and AI talks in a playlist:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLY0lBwUHWw&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PLA4945FDEFBD5D5ED

My personal favorite is:

Where is machine intelligence going? What do superintelligences REALLY want?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8x_ohZJLx0

She is also the cofounder of carboncopies.org - and organization that works on connectome mapping of the brain and downloading memories.


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Bian Wu's curator insight, October 12, 2014 6:24 PM

artificial super intelligence. a lot of video reference

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Sit Healthy And Deskercise

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The longer you spend sitting, the larger the amount of sugars and fats that accumulate in your bloodstream, and this is regardless of how much you exercise! It

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Number of States in Which Rapists Can Sue For Custody and Visitation Rights -- 31 -- and Other Shocking Rape Facts

Number of States in Which Rapists Can Sue For Custody and Visitation Rights -- 31 -- and Other Shocking Rape Facts | MindBrain | Scoop.it
For months now we've been subjected to surreal revelations when it comes to what people think about rape. Here is some real, fact-checked information.
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Brain hurts. Heart hurst. 

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Bothered by negative, unwanted thoughts? Just throw them away

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(Medical Xpress)—If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash.
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Can You Simply 'Erase' Fear From the Brain? - PsychCentral.com

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PsychCentral.comCan You Simply 'Erase' Fear From the Brain?PsychCentral.comNewly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain, according to new research from Uppsala University in Sweden.
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9GAG - Realism Challenge: Playing Card

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Realism Challenge: Playing Card. eugen951 | 1 day ago 128 22326. Love. 10k; 62; Email. Comments. Report post · Y U No Signup?! Screenshot for 9gag mobile app. 9GAG for iPhone. Download the one and only official ...
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Why do we procrastinate so much?

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As autumn approaches people finish off vital tasks and prepare for school. Or procrastinate profusely, writes Rowan Pelling. (@OMC_mindfulness @DrDannyPenman Interesting article about procrastination.
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New therapy slashes breast cancer rates 50%; results unveiled in San Antonio symposium

New therapy slashes breast cancer rates 50%; results unveiled in San Antonio symposium | MindBrain | Scoop.it
“The results shown here are as good as we could have hoped for,” said Jack Cuzick, head of the Cancer Research U.K. Centre for Cancer Prevention and lead author of the study, published simultaneously in the medical journal the Lancet.
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5 Cognitive Biases and How to Fight Them

One of the key activities associated with learning is exploring and understanding the way the human brain functions, and using the results of this to properly h

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Ally Greer's curator insight, November 1, 2013 8:31 PM

Show your brain who's boss and beat cognitive biases that can harm your critical thinking skills!

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Handling Intrusive Thoughts while Meditating

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It’s easy to say that when meditating one should focus on the breath and release thoughts as they arise, but it’s incredibly difficult to do. I’ve been a bit hypomanic lately, and ideas are flying through my head.
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When Everything’s Going Wrong, Be Grateful

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The next time you open your eyes in the morning and start dreading the day ahead, take thirty seconds to be grateful for all the things you would normally take for granted.
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4 Ways You Can Innovate Better, According to Neuroscience

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Part 3 (final) of a series on neuroscience and innovation. Today, we finish our conversation with Janet Crawford, a leading authority on how neuroscience can enhance business success.

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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

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A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product through stories instead of benefits and bullet points, sign-ups went through the roof.
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‘Psychopaths’ have an impaired sense of smell

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People with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell, which points to inefficient processing in the front part of the brain.

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Mindfulness as Craving Control - PsychCentral.com (blog)

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Mindfulness as Craving ControlPsychCentral.com (blog)Mindfulness involves two essential mechanisms: applying a certain kind of attention and practicing dis-identification.
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Your Brain's Exercise routine – Neuroplasticity Exercises | Traffic ...

Your Brain's Exercise routine – Neuroplasticity Exercises | Traffic ... | MindBrain | Scoop.it
Mindfulness Meditation. Unlike what others people have thought, Neuroplasticity isn't a particular factor situated basically in only exclusive structure from the brain.
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