Category: Type-Article

To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated

To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated

ARTICLE: To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated. But critical thinking is more than just a skill set; you have to recognise when to apply it, do so effectively, and then know how to respond to the results. Understanding what makes a person effective at analysing fake news and conspiracy theories has to take all of this into account. SOURCE: Ars Technica ...
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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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Feel a need to boost your empathic reliability? Shut your eyes and pay attention to people speaking.

Feel a need to boost your empathic reliability? Shut your eyes and pay attention to people speaking.

ARTICLE: That’s the takeaway of a new study that explored the empathic accuracy of various forms of communication. The results are some of the first to demonstrate that the primary way we convey emotions may be through the voice – not facial expressions or body language, as previously thought. SOURCE: Big Think ...
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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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The art of the diary

The art of the diary

ARTICLE: People have kept diaries for centuries – and now they’re being reinvented for the era of social media. What purpose do they serve? SOURCE: New Humanist ...
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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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