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Big Thinkers: Judy Willis on the Science of Learning

The noted neurologist turned educator talks about the science of boredom, how to get students' attention, and the most important lessons for 21st-century lea...

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How to achieve your goals in 2014

How to achieve your goals in 2014 | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Whether we realize it or not, we all have individuals rhythms and preferences that guide our actions.
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One of the common mistakes people make when setting goals,  they base them on an external benchmark without accounting for their personal styles. Personality matters.....

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SPIRITUAL HEALING: Beat illness - Build a healthy body - like Chuck Norris

SPIRITUAL HEALING: Beat illness - Build a healthy body - like Chuck Norris | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Chuck Norris pummels his enemies and opponents. When it comes to martial arts and his acting roles in television and films (Walker, Texas Ranger/Delta Force), Norris knows how to take care of business.
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There are a lot of sayings about Chuck Norris, but in reality, he shows how balanced an individual should be. Very good article.

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Neuroscientists find the brain can identify images seen for as little as 13 milliseconds

Imagine seeing a dozen pictures flash by in a fraction of a second. You might think it would be impossible to identify any images you see for such a short time.
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Amazing, truly Amazing

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WIRELINE COMPETITION BUREAU SEEKS COMMENTS

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MUST READ TO PROTECT OUR PRIVACY: PETITION OF PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE FOR DECLARATORY RULING THAT SECTION 222 OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT PROHIBITS TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS FROM SELLING NON-AGGREGATE CALL RECORDS WITHOUT CUSTOMERS’ CONSENT

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Appeals court rules surveillance opinion can remain secret

Appeals court rules surveillance opinion can remain secret | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
D.C. Circuit rejects effort to make public a memo that allowed the FBI to informally gather phone call records.
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Be careful what you say.... Do you agree with this ruling?

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Researchers try to find ways to intervene early in teenage depression

Researchers try to find ways to intervene early in teenage depression | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
It's a recurring subplot in teen movies from
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Very Informative on current ways of deaking with depression and teens.

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Support grows for brain-enhancing benefits of exercise - Health - MiamiHerald.com

Support grows for brain-enhancing benefits of exercise - Health - MiamiHerald.com | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
It has long been accepted that exercise cuts the risk of heart disease, and recent studies suggest a raft of more general benefits, such as reducing the risk of certain types of cancer and preventing the onset of Type 2 diabetes.
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Aerobic workout is essential,light walks to start. HIT training if you already in shape.

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The Seven People Americans Now Trust More Than Their Pastor (2013)

The Seven People Americans Now Trust More Than Their Pastor (2013) | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Views on clergy honesty and ethics hit record low. However, Gallup still finds clergy rank No. 7 out of 22 professions.
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Trust in America is dwindling....

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How Technology Is Warping Your Memory

How Technology Is Warping Your Memory | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Take a moment to think about the last time you memorized someone's phone number. Was it way back when, perhaps circa 2001?
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The depth of our intelligence hinges on our ability to transfer information from working memory to long-term memory

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Education Reform Led By People Who Don't Know Education

Education Reform Led By People Who Don't Know Education | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Talk and policy rhetoric about Common Core curricula grow. People of all backgrounds seem concerned. General discussions stress the weaknesses of American education, though data for 20 years belie that representation.
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Corporate interests trump educational theory

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Beach city schools embrace ‘mindful’ blend of neuroscience and meditation

Beach city schools embrace ‘mindful’ blend of neuroscience and meditation | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Sometimes, Ryan Whalen’s little brothers drive him nuts.But now, thanks to an elective class the sixth-grader is taking at Hermosa Valley School, instead of yelling at his brothers when they get loud and or overly silly, he walks into hi...
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I find it interesting that we are taking out pledge of the legance and prayer, but are implimenting mindfullness. (six in one, half dozen in the other, don't ya think?) 

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Couple mistakenly given bag of cash at McDonalds | Video | Reuters.com

Couple mistakenly given bag of cash at McDonalds | Video | Reuters.com | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Dec. 5 - U.S. couple accidentally given restaurant's bank deposit with their breakfast order. Jennifer Davis reports.
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what would you do?

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The Science of Happiness | Santa Cruz Good Times

The Science of Happiness | Santa Cruz Good Times | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Even though the framers of the U. S. constitution included 'the pursuit of happiness' as our inalienable right endowed by Our Creator, only recently have psychologists begun to define exactly what
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“What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling of some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.” - Viktor Frankl

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Release Your Emotional Pain To Recover

Release Your Emotional Pain To Recover | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Do not ignore the emotional wounds you sustain in daily life. Do not believe that ignoring emotional pain is a sign of strength. Do not believe that feeling
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Very motivational...

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Study: Your brain sees things you don't

Study: Your brain sees things you don't | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
University of Arizona doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti has authored a new study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, that indicates that the brain processes and understands visusal input that we may never consciously...
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A prequel to the previous article

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Stanford research: The meaningful life is a road worth traveling

Stanford research: The meaningful life is a road worth traveling | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
A Stanford research project explored the key differences between lives of happiness and meaningfulness. While the two are similar, dramatic differences exist – and one should not underestimate the power of meaningfulness.
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What do you think, is life about being happy of finding meaning? This article will enlighten you.

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Seven Deadly Sins Of Divorce: Pride; The Narcissistic Divorce - Family and Matrimonial - United States

Seven Deadly Sins Of Divorce: Pride; The Narcissistic Divorce - Family and Matrimonial - United States | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
6 Jan 2014 - United States - Family and Matrimonial - Seven Deadly Sins Of Divorce: Pride; The Narcissistic Divorce - Fox Rothschild LLP - Sometimes I feel like a doctor.
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The narcissist can undermine you with your friends, with your children and steal your money, all while looking sincere and generating good will among the community. Informative article. 

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» Bulk Up Your Brain: Lift Those Spiritual Weights - Therapy Soup

» Bulk Up Your Brain: Lift Those Spiritual Weights - Therapy Soup | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
The more important religion and spirituality is to a person, the thicker the cerebral cortex.
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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Obama has dishonored office | TheUnion.com

Obama has dishonored office | TheUnion.com | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
In her Sept. 28 letter, Ms. Caryn M. Wilder expressed her indignation at seeing a crude display about President Obama. She complained that such displays “are missing the crucial
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WOW! Just wow!

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World's first standing classroom (Science Alert)

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The world's first standing classroom is helping students stay fit while improving learning and memory.
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Great idea for the ADHD child.

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You’re never too old to exercise. A 98-year-old show us why.

You’re never too old to exercise. A 98-year-old show us why. | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
My 98-year-old mom’s fitness regimen demonstrates the value of working out late in life.
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Thats it! I am changing my New Years resolution. Starting a new workout plan on the 1st.

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Boosting self-expression online may limit impulsive purchases

Long online transactions can take a toll on a person's self-control, but adding more self-expression and personal identity to those processes can help restore control, according to Penn State researchers.
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Solution: Tailor a personal website

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State board approves handwriting standards / LJWorld.com

State board approves handwriting standards / LJWorld.com | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
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learning to write helps develop cognitive and motor skills.

Score one for the little guys.....

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Ten foods that help reduce stress

Ten foods that help reduce stress | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Yes, our prehistoric ancestors had to fend off saber-toothed cats and gigantic hyenas. But did they ever have to take an organic chemistry final or host the in-laws for the holidays? Now that's stress.
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Have holoiday stress? The cure may be in your diet.

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Conscientious people more likely to provide good customer service

Conscientious people more likely to provide good customer service | Mark Taylor International | Scoop.it
Conscientious people are more likely to provide good customer service, according to a new study.
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good read for your sunday morning....

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