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Perception

Refocusing the Mind's Eye: What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

New research is beginning to focus on the psychological dimensions of vision--with some surprising results.

Does the Moon Exist If There Are No Sentient Beings to Look At It?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

During the recent Caltech debate with Michael Shermer on March 14th, we engaged in a spirited discussion on whether an object of perception such as the moon exists when no one is looking.

The Newest Old Business Trend

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Avital Andrews

Tithing -- offering a percentage of income for a cause -- dates back to the Old Testament. And lately its popularity is surging in the business world.

Separation Anxiety -- Why South Africans Can't Let Go of Their Favourite Toy

Luso Mnthali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Luso Mnthali

Racism affects everyone to a degree that's unacceptable, yet here they all are. They can't seem to leave the poison behind.

4 Ingredients to Building Success at Work and at Home

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

The pursuit of happiness and meaning is short when we realize that they can be found when we achieve two straightforward goals: loving what we do and showing it.

Categorical Eating

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

The "clean plate" syndrome, at least in part, has to do with how our minds work, with our minds' reliance on the notion of a category.

Identity: Life's Superimposed Sex vs. Love Scale

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I remember first hearing the following phrase: "Women give sex to get love. Men give love to get sex." Back then I didn't agree or disagree with this concept. I think it registered more as a curiosity. Is this true?

Rennie Davis 3.0

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alexia Parks

These days Rennie Davis, one of the Chicago 7, tells listeners from his home base in Longmont that world is "not solid, objective or real, but a psychological construct" whose origin lies within each one of us.

"It Is What It Is" Is the Only Truth, the Rest is Interpretation

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

When you and I look at one and the same object of reality, say a hat, and you think it is great looking and I think it's heinous, the only thing that both of us can agree on is that "it is what it is."

How What We Believe Alters Our Perception Of What We See

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

An international team of psychologists from the United States, New Zealand and France has found that the way we initially think about the emotions of ...

Why Life Does Not Make Sense: Overcoming The Attentional Blink Through Meditation

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

When we are watching something with our eyes open, even if our eyes do not blink, our attention does. Either way, eye-blinks and "attentional blinks" mean that there is some period of time when we are missing seeing something.

Nissan Cubism

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

No question: the Cube's asymmetry - design-wise - will evoke attention and intrigue. But will this visual pattern interruption mean more or less safety for the drivers behind the Cube?

Train Your Brain Playing this Game!

www.mochiads.com | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This game will help you not only remove the nervous strain and have interesting time, but will also allow you to train your memory and reaction. It is very easy - use your visual perception and memory to match the pairs.

The Power Of Perception

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I'm working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone's project will look different, but it's the rare person who can't benefit. ...

Top 11 Books for Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

We've compiled the 10 Most Popular Brain Fitness & Cognitive Health Books, based on book purchases by SharpBrains' readers during 2008.