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Interesting news and articles on the brain and that universal human experience called Insight (i.e. AHA! Moment, Eureka)
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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.
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Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This | Human Insight | Scoop.it
The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.
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3 New Findings On Human Intelligence

3 New Findings On Human Intelligence | Human Insight | Scoop.it
The latest insights on intelligence, imagination, potential causes for the rise in IQ scores over the years, and how behavioral genetics is related to education and grit.
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Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Making a decision with every word you say may actually be like weightlifting for the brain.
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Artificial Intelligence Endangers Mankind?

Artificial Intelligence Endangers Mankind? | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Developments in artificial intelligence can be as dangerous to mankind as they are groundbreaking.
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Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective

Teams Who Share Personal Stories Are More Effective | Human Insight | Scoop.it

Storytelling leads to self-awareness. No matter what industry you are in or what job you do, you probably have experienced the frustration of working within a dysfunctional team — one marked by drawn-out discussions that led nowhere or heated conflicts that made communication difficult. To function properly, teams need to communicate effectively. How can you improve the odds of that happening?

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Peter’s Cognitive Science Daily

Peter’s Cognitive Science Daily | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Peter’s Cognitive Science Daily, by Peter White: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Confirmation Bias in Action: Critical Thinking While Parenting | Pearson's Critical Thinking Blog

Confirmation Bias in Action: Critical Thinking While Parenting | Pearson's Critical Thinking Blog | Human Insight | Scoop.it
If critical thinking was easy, everyone would do it! Every day, I speak with customers regarding the importance of assessing and developing critical thinking
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Improve Your Critical Thinking With This Five-Step Process

Improve Your Critical Thinking With This Five-Step Process | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Critical thinking is a valuable skill that anyone can improve with the right process. Here are five tips to help you solve problems more efficiently and make better decisions.
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Why You Should Adopt Social Learning - eLearning Industry

Why You Should Adopt Social Learning - eLearning Industry | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Want to know why you should Adopt Social Learning? Check why you should Adopt Social Learning from learners' and businesses' perspectives.
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How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal?

How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal? | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Processing high-level math concepts uses the same neural networks as the basic math skills a child is born with
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Machine-based Collective Intelligence and the Human Experience - The Vital Edge by Gideon Rosenblatt

Machine-based Collective Intelligence and the Human Experience - The Vital Edge by Gideon Rosenblatt | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is changing humanity’s relationship to knowledge with profound implications for the future of the human experience.
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Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Week Just Thinking | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett has spent 80% of his career thinking. Here's why.
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Allowing people to see their own brain activity might help them motivate themselves

Allowing people to see their own brain activity might help them motivate themselves | Human Insight | Scoop.it
At our best, we motivate ourselves every day to get dressed and go to work or school. Although there are larger incentives at work, it's our own volition
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How our brains make memories.

By tracking mRNA in brain cells, scientists captured the brain making memories.

Hye Yoon Park, Ph.D.

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A man who lives without 90% of his brain is challenging our concept of 'consciousness'

A man who lives without 90% of his brain is challenging our concept of 'consciousness' | Human Insight | Scoop.it
The father of two lives a normal life.
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What Science Is Telling Us About The Heart’s Intuitive Intelligence

What Science Is Telling Us About The Heart’s Intuitive Intelligence | Human Insight | Scoop.it
The wonderful and brilliant scientists over at the Institute of HeartMath have done some amazing work in shedding a light on the science of the heart. The Institute of HeartMath is an internationally recognized nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to helping people reduce stress, self-regulate emotions, and build energy and resilience for healthy, happy lives. […]
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How Drawing Can Help Improve Your Memory, According to Research

How Drawing Can Help Improve Your Memory, According to Research | Human Insight | Scoop.it
If you need help jogging your memory, you might try your hand at drawing. A recent study found that we remember items better when we draw them rather than write them down.

In a study published in The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers conducted a series of experiments asking subjects to draw or write down different items. Overall, the study found that subjects were better able to recall the items when they drew them.

Via Jeffrey Jablonski, Ph.D.
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Concussions and Cognitive Skills: What's the Impact?

Concussions and Cognitive Skills: What's the Impact? | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Two new studies presented at a neuroscience meeting offer new insights about the effects of concussions on how people think.
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5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/5-tips-to-improve-your-critical-thinking-samantha-agoos Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, an
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A Map of the Brain Could Teach Machines to See Like You

A Map of the Brain Could Teach Machines to See Like You | Human Insight | Scoop.it
A race to decipher the brain's algorithms could revolutionize machine learning.
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10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students

10 Great Critical Thinking Activities That Engage Your Students | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Check out these 10 great ideas for critical thinking activities and see how you can use them with your own modern learners.
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Here's How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It's been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?
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16 skills students need to learn today to thrive tomorrow

16 skills students need to learn today to thrive tomorrow | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Will classes in curiosity, problem-solving and creative thinking soon be on the curriculum? Our latest report thinks it should.
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What skills does the future workforce need?

What skills does the future workforce need? | Human Insight | Scoop.it
At Davos, three leaders discuss how digital technologies are reshaping the landscape for business and society and creating new opportunities.
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