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Elizabeth Cox: The surprising link between stress and memory | TED Talk Elizabeth Cox details the complex relationship between stress and memory.

Stress has so many physiological effects and an important part of emotional intelligence is stress management. Here’s a short helpful video on the relationship between stress and memory (cognitive functioning!). …

Elizabeth Cox: The surprising link between stress and memory | TED Talk Elizabeth Cox details the complex relationship between stress and memory. Read More »

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The Elastic Brain: The Most Important Thinking Habit Nobody Taught You Elastic thinking (experts may call it cognitive flexibility) allows us to shift gears and think about something in more than one way.

By Thomas Oppon, Founder of Alltopsstartups How elastic is your brain? The ability to stretch beyond your core strengths when necessary and quickly rebound back to your core skills and …

The Elastic Brain: The Most Important Thinking Habit Nobody Taught You Elastic thinking (experts may call it cognitive flexibility) allows us to shift gears and think about something in more than one way. Read More »

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Decision Making: 3 Practitioners’ Stories of Leveraging EQ Skills to Make Better Decisions • Six Seconds Six Seconds on decision making.

Six Seconds’ State of the Heart report identifies the 3 components of emotional intelligence that predict good decision making. Here is the story of three EQ practitioners who have struggled, …

Decision Making: 3 Practitioners’ Stories of Leveraging EQ Skills to Make Better Decisions • Six Seconds Six Seconds on decision making. Read More »

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The Brain That Changes Itself | Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science Great book by Norman Doidge, M.D.

Once in a while we will read a book that punctures our silly human pretension of just how advanced our shared knowledge of a certain subject matter is. Whether it’s …

The Brain That Changes Itself | Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science Great book by Norman Doidge, M.D. Read More »

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Artificial Intelligence Seeks An Ethical Conscience | WIRED Some AI researchers are concerned by the field's power, and its ability to cause harm.

The issue was crystallized in a keynote from Microsoft researcher Kate Crawford Tuesday. The conference, which drew nearly 8,000 researchers to Long Beach, California, is deeply technical, swirling in dense clouds of …

Artificial Intelligence Seeks An Ethical Conscience | WIRED Some AI researchers are concerned by the field’s power, and its ability to cause harm. Read More »

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