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January 16, 2018

According to Chris Fraley from the University of Illinois, there is an ever-increasing body of evidence to suggest that adult, romantic relationships behave in a very similar way to infant-caregiver relationships.

July 10, 2017

Brainstorming has been around a long time. It's attributed to Alex Osborn in the late 1950's. He stated (without empirical evidence to back up his claim) that people produce twice as many ideas when working in a group than working alone. And such was his influence, the...

June 29, 2017

Here are 18 things mentally strong people do.

June 19, 2017

Why is paying attention often hard? You have to pay. It costs. Try giving attention instead. 

Have you noticed how often we use words and seldom give regard to them?

To pay attention is an interesting one. Why? Because it implies a giving up. We have to pay and so there'...

June 15, 2017

How much do you agree with this statement?

"...light drinking (<7 units weekly) is protective against adverse brain outcomes and cognitive decline and heavier drinking (above recommended guidelines) is associated with adverse brain and cognitive outcomes." - Hypotheses...

June 12, 2017

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and  listen. – W Churchill.

Take time, today just to listen to someone. Avoid all temptations to think how you’re going to respond, let alone say anything in reply. Just listen to...

June 5, 2017

Scientists might have found what's common to all forms of autism.

May 29, 2017


 

Long-term memory is a funny thing. Generally, we think that we have either a very good long-term memory or our perception is that it’s more akin to collecting water with a sieve: nothing sticks.

For those who think that they belong to the first category: heed this wor...

May 27, 2017

I'm currently studying a MOOC (online) course with Pennsylvania University on resilience. One part of the course this week focused on the film: Pursuit of Happyness starring Will Smith. Will Smith plays the character Chris Gardner. The night before his interview Gardne...

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