Category: Type-Infographic

Money does buy happiness but only up to a point

Money does buy happiness but only up to a point

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: Does happiness rise indefinitely with income, or is there a point at which higher incomes no longer lead to greater well-being? A research study based on data from a representative survey sample of more than 1.7 million individuals from 164 countries showed that satiation occurs at $95,000 for life evaluation and $60,000 to $75,000 for emotional well-being (the estimates were averaged based on purchasing power and questions relating to life satisfaction and well-being). SOURCE: Nature Human Behaviour ...
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Ikigai: how the Japanese find meaning in life

Ikigai: how the Japanese find meaning in life

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE/ VIDEO: Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." It is similar to the French phrase “raison d'être”. Everyone, according to Japanese culture, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self. Such a search is important to the belief that discovering one's ikigai brings satisfaction and meaning to life. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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All the science about happiness in one infographic

All the science about happiness in one infographic

INFOGRAPHIC: One infographic that covers all the science. SOURCE: Happify ...
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When does work actually get done?

When does work actually get done?

ARTICLE/ INFOGRAPHIC: Everyone’s productivity ebbs and flows at work. There are certain times where we’re more likely to get our work done. When are we more likely to be productive? At what time of day do we complete the most tasks? Which days of the week are best for productivity? How about months, or even seasons? For this report, the investigators worked with data spanning hundreds of thousands of users to determine how and when people complete tasks. SOURCE: Redbooth ...
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5 habits of effective thinkers

5 habits of effective thinkers

VIDEO INFOGRAPHIC: Human thinking and judgment often isn’t rational. Given a situation where someone has to make a decision, she will often take a decision that “leaps” to her immediately rather taking than a decision that incorporates the structure of the problem, data available immediately and the data that should be collected. In many cases, intuition and reasoning arrive at the same decision so it isn’t an issue. But, in many other cases, intuition leads to a worse decision in retrospect. SOURCE: Inverted Passion ...
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All of Physics in one infographic

All of Physics in one infographic

INFOGRAPHIC/ VIDEO: A map of everything we know about physics and how it all relates to each other. It is accompanied by a brief but informative video that gives a chronological overview of each branch and explains the matters (and energies) it is concerned with. SOURCE: Dominic Walliman/ Flickr/ YouTube ...
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At what age(s) are you most likely to be happy with life

At what age(s) are you most likely to be happy with life

INFOGRAPHIC: If you define it as contentment with life, you may be surprised at what age(s) most people find it. There’s often more than one peak. According to a series of seven surveys recently digested and charted, most people are happiest around age 20. Happiness drops down from then on, reaching its lowest point in middle-age, only to rise again around retirement. SOURCE: National Bureau of Economic Research ...
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Giving memorable talks: 4 structures for success

Giving memorable talks: 4 structures for success

INFOGRAPHIC: If what you’re saying doesn’t follow a coherent structure, it doesn’t matter how beautiful your turn of phrase is – you won’t be able to make a compelling case for anything. You need structure no matter what you’re hoping to communicate, and here are four great options you can draw on. SOURCE: Fast Company ...
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Mapping Global Transformations: A powerful tool for making sense of complex forces in today's world

Mapping Global Transformations: A powerful tool for making sense of complex forces in today’s world

INFOGRAPHIC/ UTILITY: Mapping Global Transformations is the World Economic Forum’s effort to explore and make sense of the complex forces driving transformational change across economies, industries, global issues. Aimed at supporting more informed decision-making by leaders, Transformation Maps are a dynamic knowledge tool that incorporates expert and machine-curated knowledge allowing users to visualize and understand 120+ topics and the interconnections and interdependencies between them. Most of the Transformation Maps have been co-curated with experts from leading global universities, think tanks, international organizations and other research institutions. SOURCE: World Economic Forum ...
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How charismatic are you?  Take this test and find out

How charismatic are you? Take this test and find out

INFOGRAPHIC: We can instinctively sense charismatic people but defining the attribute in objective terms is not that easy. Simply put, a charismatic person is warm, welcoming, approachable, and sets others at ease. True, but is there an objective way to measure it? Seems like there is; take this test and find out. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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You're much more successful than you think if you say yes to most of these 7 statements

You’re much more successful than you think if you say yes to most of these 7 statements

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: Regardless of how ahead of the game you really feel, there is always somebody else who looks more fortunate. Look for these 7 signs that show you're more successful than you might think - and, in all likelihood, that you're happier than you think, too. SOURCE: Inc ...
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Get it done: 5 strategies that will help

Get it done: 5 strategies that will help

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: It takes five steps to change your habits and meet your goal. There are likely a lot of things standing in your way but the biggest is your own motivation. The motivational centres of the brain take your goals and drive you to act. But the brain uses your habits as shortcuts to getting things done. So if you want to reach a big-picture goal, you have to change your habits. SOURCE: FAST COMPANY ...
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Cultivating our memory in the age of Google

Cultivating our memory in the age of Google

INFOGRAPHIC/ VIDEO/ ARTICLE: When the sum total of human knowledge rests an arm’s length away in each person’s pocket, why do we have to remember anything anymore?vThis instant-fact setup clouds our judgment on what information to filter and store, leaving us with greater cognitive space. But how do we select what we remember? SOURCE: New York TImes ...
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Handling your “to-do list” with  a 100 year old technique

Handling your “to-do list” with a 100 year old technique

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: In 1918, a highly respected productivity consultant named Ivy Lee described a method to increase efficiency and get things done.This 100 year old, step-wise method when done repeatedly, has been shown to produce large improvements in efficiency. SOURCE: Fastcompany ...
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5 big questions: Science has no answers (as yet)

5 big questions: Science has no answers (as yet)

INFOGRAPHIC/ ARTICLE: Science is one of the greatest tools that mankind ever devised for expanding understanding. While it's reasonable to trust that science will eventually answer our unsolved questions, assuming that it has all of the answers right now is not. Here are five of the biggest unanswered questions in science. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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