Brain Puzzle: What is Perception? | In the video below, Noë tells us that, paradoxical it sounds, "just because something does enter our eyes, provides a stimulus to the nervous system, doesn’t mean we experience it." In fact, what shows up for us is not so much a matter of what is happening inside of us, but how we are achieving or failing to achieve access to what’s going on around us.
How to Stop Worrying about Worrying | It doesn’t matter whether you are a chronic worrier without an official diagnosis or battling severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a neurobehavioral disorder that involves repetitive unwanted thoughts and rituals. The steps to overcome faulty beliefs and develop healthy patterns of thinking are the same.
The Myth of Multitasking | Think you’re good at doing several things at once? Reading and listening to music? Driving and talking on the phone (hands free, of course), or texting while sitting in a meeting? Think again.
Good Leaders Have “Psychological Complexity” | A new study finds that strong leadership is linked to a characteristic researchers call “psychological complexity.”
Your Thoughts Can Release Abilities beyond Normal Limits Better vision, stronger muscles—expectations can have surprising effects, research finds Our cognitive and physical abilities are in general limited, but our conceptions of the nature and extent of those limits may need revising. In many cases, thinking that we are limited is itself a limiting factor.