The average person lies twice in the first ten minutes of meeting someone new, and up to 50 percent of the time when speaking to their mother. A study showed that 99 percent of people lie, and even the few who claimed not to, probably also are lying.
In the summer of 2014, Joe Robinson found something unexpected in a pot he was selling at an arts festival. It was a $100 bill with the name “Benny” written on it. Joe was at a loss for words on how the money ended up in one of his handmade pots. It was no accident. A mysterious philanthropist named Benny had put it there.
South African psychiatrist Derek Summerfield was in Cambodia when he heard a curious story. He was explaining to the local doctors about antidepressants. His Cambodian counterparts told him they did not need chemical antidepressants.
It’s already June, but it feels like the year just started. Since we’re almost at the halfway mark of this year, I thought it would be a good time to look back and review. What goals did you make for this year? Are you doing something everyday to make them happen? If you didn’t make […]
There is some recent research that shows an interesting connection between music and learning. Fabrice Dossville a researcher at a university in France did an experiment with 249 students of sports psychology. He divided them into two groups of equal academic ability. Each group listened to a one-hour lecture on sports psychology. One group listened to classical music in the background during the lecture. The other group listened to the lecture with no music. After the lecture, they took a test to see how much they could remember. The group that listened to classical music did much much better on the test.