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Happiness from a Parent’s Perspective

Most of us can recall, as children, waiting anxiously for a promised treat from a parent or grandparent. The classic 1972 experiment by Walter Mischel of Stanford University found that only one-third of children were able to delay for 15 minutes eating a single marshmallow, while left alone with it [ … ]

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Shine a Light on Limitless Learning

The human brain has limitless potential. That’s what I realized as I transformed myself from someone who could never pay attention in school and took the college entrance exam three years in a row to someone who successfully completed a degree in clinical pathology. [ … ]

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The Brain Fights Back

I never once asked, “Why me?” Instead, I say, “Better me than someone else.” Every year more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke and 130,000 of them will die from it, according to the American Stroke Association. That’s one American who dies from stroke every four minutes. [ … ]