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Dare to Be 100: Structural Lag

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Any reflection indicates that time moves slowly. "Take your time" is a perpetual advisory. Recognition of structural lag serves us all in our enterprises.

John Dupré Interview: Deeper into the Royal Society Evolution Paradigm Shift Meeting

Suzan Mazur | Posted 02.08.2016 | Science
Suzan Mazur

Since the upcoming Royal Society meeting on evolution paradigm shift is a public one, one of its organizers -- British philosopher John Dupré -- recently agreed to answer some of my questions about the event.

Is Your Child Ungifted?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

When Jay Leno asked Steve Carell how his kids were doing, he didn't seem too concerned: "I hate it when people talk about kids on talk shows. I hate ...

I Sing The Body Hypoxic

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 06.07.2013 | TED Weekends
John Berardi, Ph.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgOf course, you may never want to make your body bigger, smaller, and then bigger again. You may never want to hold your breath for 17 minutes. And you may never want to run through a forest fire.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Is The Internet Changing Your Brain?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

2012-04-25-Screenshot20120425at3.31.27PM.jpgIs the internet bad for our brains? Is it affecting our ability to remember things, form meaningful relationships, or make decisions?

How Meditation Changes Our Brains

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

By using our attention during a mindful meditation, we are training our brain to become more and more connected to the current moment. This has the effect of allowing ourselves to see what's actually happening, without getting caught in our opinion of the situation.

Sex And The Memory of Sexual Experience

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Our memories dictate how we will feel about a similar situation because our brain.body is coded from past experience. Bad experiences with intimacy are codified in your brain/body -- affecting our perception.