The Man Who Remembers Forever

Here’s a positively fascinating article from the archives of CNN on how one man’s incredible memory might unlock the secrets of our infinite minds.   Amazing memory man never forgets LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (AP) — For as long as he can remember, Brad Williams has been able to recall the most trifling dates and details… Read More »

Brain waves pattern themselves after rhythms of nature.

Here’s some research from the University of Chicago discussing how brainwaves pattern themselves after rhythms of nature. Jose Silva, founder of the Silva Method, was one of the first few proponents in using Alpha waves in order to achieve a relaxed and meditative state for learning and comprehension.   Brain waves pattern themselves after rhythms… Read More »

What Emotions Smell…

The Scene of Memories I was taken aback recently by a memory I had of as a teenager learning how to bake. Recently, I was treated to a lunch at a local cafe that specialized in pastries and other wonderful carbohydrates. Suddenly, an overwhelming wave of nostalgia hit me as I recognized the delicious scent… Read More »

Low self-esteem ’shrinks brain’ (What?)

I did a double-take when I read the headline. I found this on the BBC website last night, and I re-read the page just to make sure it wasn’t some tabloid journalism. Tell me what you think? Looking for more information about this turned up really little. Do any of you know if there’s any… Read More »

Sonja Lyubomirksy: ‘The How of Happiness: A Practical Guide to Getting the Life You Want.’

Positive Psychology? The recent [email protected] talks have produced some of the most enlightening talks available on the Internet. One such talk I came across comes from Sonja Lyubomirsky, Professor of Psychology at the University of California . She’s a ‘positive’ psychologist that proposes a few life-changing strategies that you can employ to achieving a regular… Read More »

The Most Amazing 9+ Seconds of Mental Dexterity I Have Ever Seen

10 Seconds of Video, Hours of “How Did He Do That?” A special congratulations to Edouard Chambon, who last month broke the World Record for fastest single time on a 3×3×3 Rubik’s Cube with a time of 9.18 seconds and fastest average time of 11.48 seconds. That’s right he SOLVED a cube in 9.18 seconds.… Read More »

Have Anti-depressants Stopped Working?

A very recent study on the effects of anti-depressants have revealed some stunning results. Can you imagine reading: “This means that depressed people can improve without chemical treatments…” and not be excited for the wellfare of the planet? And there are some fantastic treatments out there that we can employ! How about meditation?   Study… Read More »

Here’s Something New To Worry About: Anxiety Hikes Heart Attack

Anxiety found to increase risk of heart attacks by up to 40%!   We all know that people with a Type A personality and an off-the-charts hostility level may be courting a heart attack. But this might come as a surprise: New research shows that their nervous, socially withdrawn neighbors also have reason to worry.… Read More »

Deepak Chopra on Meditation

Deepak Chopra Meditation Video Here’s a fantastic video from a PBS special featuring reknowned celebrity guru, Dr. Deepak Chopra. Here, he gives a light discourse on meditation and its benefits for the mind and body.  

Good food ‘boosts earning power’

Giving babies nutritious food could significantly increase their earning power as adults, new research suggests. The findings, published in the British medical journal The Lancet, were based on a three-decade study of Guatemalan males from birth. Those who had been well-fed soon after they were born earned almost 50% more than those who had not.… Read More »