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Eyes of the Blind Transmit Messages to the Brain Subconsciously

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Do you believe that the mind can detect things beyond the conscious realm of sensory perception? Can the blind "see" without vision? A new study provides strong support for these intriguing questions.

To See Better Is to Live Better

Calvin W. Roberts, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Calvin W. Roberts, M.D.

True or false: I can see well, so my eyes are healthy. If you answered "true," then you're one of millions who believe in this common eye health myth.

Crash! Collisions in the Mind's Eye

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.28.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Is it possible that automobile drivers are routinely misjudging motorcycles' distance and speed, and that this misperception is somehow related to the motorcycles' size?

Career Day: A Lesson Seniors Will Never Forget

Judy Frankel | Posted 01.15.2013 | Education
Judy Frankel

"What is that sucking sound?" I asked a classroom of seniors at San Pedro High School in California. I had been invited to speak for their Career Day, Making a Difference In Our Youth. Upon the wall I showed a picture of a vacuum cleaner. A few giggles erupted through the room.

Optical Illusions Show How We See

Beau Lotto | Posted 01.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Beau Lotto

2012-11-15-lottopullA blue sky is a contradiction: the sky at night is devoid of colour, so why during the day does the world seem to be shrouded in a blanket of blue?

Natural You

Maggie Lyon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Buddha said, "If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change." Why wait to tap into and express your true self?

An American Politics Without Vision

Curtis Gans | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Curtis Gans

There are clear choices in the 2012 election, but precious little vision. Our political dialogue is about debt, deficits, taxes and emotionally felt peripheral issues. We don't talk any more about what would constitute a good and just society and how to achieve it.

How to Save On Prescription Eyeglasses

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

here's no doubt that new eyeglasses can be expensive. If you're like most retirees and are paying full out-of-pocket prices every time you get a new pair of glasses, here are a few strategies that can help you save.

Your Start-Up Life: Why Diversity and Freedom Are Good For Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Frank Toskan tends to shy away from the media and rarely boasts about his success, even though he was responsible for opening some 300 MAC Cosmetics stores worldwide in just 15 years. This is the first in-person interview he's granted in more than 15 years.

Your Vision For America

Monique Ruffin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

What do you vision, not just for your children, but for all of the children in America? What is your vision for the future of energy? Do you see a country becoming more reliant on its own energy resources? Do you think that renewable energy sources are being pursued with enough vigor?

8 Dimensions of Crisis Mastery

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

My work in the business world, that has included helping companies survive crises of all sorts, has revealed eight dimensions that distinguish those who respond well to a crisis from those who don't.

A Mountainous Riddle: The View From Cornfield Creek

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Our perception of the world is filtered through our emotions, especially fear and caution. Proffitt and his many colleagues and students have come to believe that we don't all "see" the same world with the same topography.

Seven Steps to Getting What You Want

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Maureen Anderson

Don't we all wish there was some sort of recipe for getting what we want out of life? In my experience, there is. Here goes.

Your Start-Up Life: Find Leaders Better Than You

Rana Florida | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

A modern day super-activist, Executive Director and co-founder of One Jamie Drummond's adversaries are global poverty, hunger, climate change, AIDS and other infectious diseases. His mission is literally to help save millions of lives.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Men, Women See World VERY Differently

Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 09/04/2012 11:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Guys' eyes are more sensitive to small details and moving objects, while...

Can Women Have It All? 6 Questions You Should Ask Instead

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

We've managed to reduce a complex amalgam of issues to a yes or no question. As you progress on your work/life journey, ask yourself these six questions to gain clarity.

Romney Fails When It Comes to "the Vision Thing"

Robert Creamer | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Whether or not he would be capable of the kind of vision necessary to comprehend the challenges of the 21st century, Mitt Romney has demonstrated that he believes he owes unquestioned loyalty to his investors, whose interests are embedded in the status quo and have no interest in having a visionary president.

Why Would Some of the Brightest Minds at Facebook and Google Leave to Work For This Not-for-Profit?

Simi Singh Juneja | Posted 10.15.2012 | Education
Simi Singh Juneja

I recently sat down with the wonderfully gregarious and gentle Shantanu Sinha, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Khan Academy.

Your Start-Up Life: Take It All in Stride - the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

Rana Florida | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley helped transform Chicago from a place that had been beset by scandal and racial divisiveness to one of America's best-run cities. Here, Mayor Daley talks about the importance of building trust, maintaining relationships, and inspiring teams; all with an eye on moving the core agenda forward.

Don't Forget About Protecting Your Eyes From The Sun!

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Trading in your current specs for ones that offer protection against the sun's harmful UV rays can go a long way in terms of benefiting your eye health and even preventing blindness.

Get Used to Uncertainty

Marcia Wieder | Posted 09.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

Uncertainty provides an opportunity to stop, check in and make powerful choices to clear away what's no longer true, so you have more time and space for new dreams and goals that are aligned with who you are now.

Wealth School: Claiming Your Voice, Value and Vision

Anne Naylor | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Embedded in your voice is your value, that which you are proud to stand and claim as your own, not as a position of ego, division and separation but as the singular and unique contribution you bring to serve yourself and others.

WATCH: What Is The Most Beautiful Thing You've Ever Seen? From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Mind-body expert Deepak Chopra told me about the most beautiful thing he has ever seen when he joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Check out Deepak's ...

What Attending a Free Clinic Can Teach Every American About Health Care

Farihah Zaman | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Farihah Zaman

I witnessed the visceral need for health care for all firsthand this April while filming a documentary about a free "pop-up" medical clinic set up on the NASCAR Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee by an organization called Remote Are Medical.

Surprising News About Vision Loss And Aging

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 07.02.2012 | Fifty

Vision impairment -- one of the more common complaints associated with aging eyes -- has seen a steep drop in older Americans, according to a new stud...