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5 Lessons About Success from Nobel Laureates
Today s intriguing and inspiring post was contributed by David Pratt, a writer living in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His latest book is Nobel Laureates The Secret of their Success . Five Lessons from the Lives of Nobel Laureates 1. Find Your Passion Nobel laureates are frequently asked what is the secret to winning a Nobel Prize. Their answers are not always illuminating. Robert Laughlin Physics,1998 said, If I knew what leads one to the Nobel Prize, I woul ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Nov 19
Survive and Thrive
Surviving Cancer Lessons from Yoga My best friend from childhood was diagnosed with cancer after experiencing unrelenting pain for months in her neck, back and shoulder. Chronic Pain . Cancer Stage 4. Terminal. Such words are bleak and menacing. Cancer upends everything. It s a devastating decree, and the battle against it involves toxic and invasive medical treatments. One s focus abruptly shifts to a bewildering array of medical jargon and statistics, fr ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Nov 19
NYU research: Multiple chronic conditions, hospitalizations w/long-term care r...
Long-term services and supports are provided to disabled persons who live in nursing homes, in assisted living facilities, and in their own homes to help maintain quality of life and independence. In the United States US , long-term services and supports are provided to 12 million people. With the aging of the US population, the number of persons needing long-term services and supports will increase substantially over the next several decades. Many of the ...
EurekAlert - Sat. Nov 19
Family Stories as a Way to Give Thanks
We all have our own images of the Thanksgiving Holiday table of family, often coming together after long car rides or arduous airport adventures, sitting around a table overflowing with good food and even better conversation. Sometime these images of Thanksgiving accurately describe our own families, filled with warmth and laughter , and sometimes, sadly not. Sometimes our own family holidays create stress rather than comfort, tears rather than laughter. Y ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Nov 19
Between a Meat Puppet and a Heavenly Soul
In response to a blog What is the Mind , a recent commentator asked that since I argued that all processes of mentation, including perception, motivation , emotion, imagery, overt action and linguistic justification emerged from the flow of neuronal information does it follow for me that humans are nothing more than physical meat puppets The commentator then asked how would I explain Near Death Experiences or ESP phenomena They see the mind as a non-physic ...
Psychology Today - Sat. Nov 19
Taking Post-Election Comfort From An Unexpected Place
Today more than ever, love is in order.
Huffington Post - Sat. Nov 19
Precut salad may encourage growth of Salmonella
Washington, DC - November 18, 2016 - A new study from the University of Leicester shows that small amounts of damage to salad leaves in bagged salads encourage the presence of Salmonella enterica . Juices released from damaged leaves also enhance the pathogen s ability to attach to the salad s plastic container. The research is published November 18th in Applied and Environmental Microbiology , a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. In the stu ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 18
Decrease in the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics in Austrian dairy cows is ne...
Antibiotics are vital for the treatment of bacterial infections in both human and veterinary medicine. Any antibiotic use, however, carries the risk of bacteria developing resistance to the drugs or that these resistant bacteria spread further. Infections with resistant bacteria are notoriously difficult to treat. Certain broadband antibiotics, such as macrolides, fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins, are crucial for human medicine. Few substitute therapies ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 18
Brain science -- building a framework for ethical and social aspects
Repairing traumatic brain injury, staving off dementia, improving memory, regulating emotion, controlling devices with mere thoughts, plus a multitude of other means of interacting with or influencing fundamental brain functions are here or will be soon. A breathtaking array of new technologies to diagnose, treat or influence human brains have been landing on society s doorstep -- with no signs of slowing. Yet regulations and accepted practices guide the d ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 18
How thinking about behavior differently can lead to happier FASD families
A new study from the University of Rochester sheds light on how parents and caregivers of children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders FASD can best help their kids, and at the same time, maintain peace at home and at school. Children with FASD often have significant behavior problems due to neurological damage, says Christie Petrenko, a research psychologist at the University s Mt. Hope Family Center. Petrenko and her colleagues found that parents of ch ...
EurekAlert - Fri. Nov 18
Failure to Launch Now Threatens the U.S. Economy
The term failure to launch is an increasingly popular way to describe the difficulties many youth face when transitioning into the adolescent and adult phases of development which, progressively, demand greater striving, self-sufficiency and responsibility. Failure to launch syndrome is real it is growing rapidly with no end in sight. It arises from a perfect storm created by our modern child-rearing philosophy . The symptoms first appear in infancy and gr ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Nov 18
Even in Tough Times, You Can Find New Ways to Be Better Off
In the first paragraph of her new book, The New Better Off Reinventing the American Dream , author, entrepreneur, and popular TED speaker Courtney E. Martin offers this sobering statistic For the first time in history, nearly two-thirds of Americans do not believe that the next generation will be better off than their parents are an opinion shared by men and women, rich and poor alike. Martin is not complaining, though. She thinks our current challenges of ...
Psychology Today - Fri. Nov 18
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