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  • What do Franz Liszt and Jay Z have in common? Not much — one is a classical composer, the other is a rapper; one is dead, the other is alive. We could go on, but one thing they do have in common is their fantastic ability to improvise. Both have or had musical, skill but what really sets them apart from their contemporaries is their ability to perform without preparation — creating music on the spur of the moment. […]

  • Early on in my career as a professional fitness trainer, I realized that it was not the lack of will or desire that kept a large percentage of my clientele from reaching their fitness goals; it was the presence of chronic, debilitating pain. The most common types of pain limiting the client’s motion were neck and back pain, often related to injuries. […]

  • Higher-level thinking isn’t something only scientists, inventors or writers enjoy. All of us, including executives, have the capacity to increase mental functioning — especially spatial intelligence — to enrich our lives. Four thinking dimensions affect the way we experience and communicate with the world around us, and each dimension contributes to the process of creative problem-solving and brilliant thinking. […]

  • Networking, brainstorming sessions, teamwork. The fast-paced modern world of business emphasizes outgoingness and collaboration. Collectivity is widely believed to produce better ideas and boost workplace success. But what if you happen to be introverted? […]

  • The average American adult sits an average of eight hours a day and sleeps an average of eight hours, resulting in a sedentary lifestyle of around 16 hours a day. While Americans know about the importance of exercise, only around 31 percent go to the gym, and around 56 percent devote less than $10 per month to staying active. […]

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  • Psychologists have always understood the link between the brain and writing. Sigmund Freud was a prolific writer and believed that writing had the capacity to heal: “The creative writer does the same as the child at play. He creates a world of fantasy, which he takes very seriously — that is, which he invests with large amounts of emotion […]

  • In a world of increasingly extended human lifespans, where so much depends upon invention, one of the most important issues is brain health. What are the mental, emotional, and spiritual consequences of developing medical, social, and technological means to help more people live longer lives? […]

  • In 1982, a young stained-glass artist by the name of Mellen-Thomas Benedict lay dying of an inoperable brain tumor. In order to have the best quality of life before his immanent death, Benedict declined chemotherapy treatments. After about 18 months of hospice care, Benedict woke up one day around 4:30 a.m. […]

  • Gangs, violence, sexual abuse, poverty. These are words that are commonly used in Tonacatepeque, an area located about 25 miles outside San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador. At the heart of Tonacatepeque lies Centro Escolar Distrito Italia, a school that is a haven of sorts for the community’s children. […]

  • On some days it doesn’t take much to turn a perfectly reasonable mood into a terrifyingly bad one. But the way we see moods — as uncontrollable beasts that take over our minds and bodies — probably causes more damage than the moods themselves. That’s because moods, whether good or bad […]

  • Centuries ago, our hominin ancestors — apes that have been linked to all modern humans via mitochondrial DNA evidence — began a great migration across the African continent, first originating in the deserts before the land became too harsh to support life. According to some recent studies, apes like orangutans and chimpanzees have demonstrated the ability to make plans […]

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