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Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Avoid Choking Under Pressure: Imagine Having Prize & Performing To Keep It – Re

By Christian Jarrett. The mental technique is called "incentive reappraisal" and it's reflected in changed activity in a key brain structure.

Psychology | Psychology

The 'Curse Of Competence': Why Top Performers Quit Their Jobs

What is a manager supposed to do when the company won't let her reward or even acknowledge her employees for their outstanding achievements?

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Intrinsic Motivation of Richard Ryan and Edward Deci - PsycIQ

Psychologists Richard Ryan, left and Edward Deci, developed the Self-Determination Theory (SDT) of motivation, which toppled the dominant belief that the best way to get human beings to perform tasks is to reinforce their behavior with rewards. In 1977, t

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Eating Ice Cream For Breakfast May Improve Mental Performance

Study participants were also found to have increased brain function after drinking cold water immediately after waking up, but levels were much higher for those who had ice cream.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

10 Simple Postures That Boost Performance

Psychological research suggests simple actions can project power, persuade others, increase empathy, boost cognitive performance and more...

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

4 Expert Tips For Getting Over Your Fear Of Public Speaking

Number 2: Do something physical beforehand.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

#PerformanceAnxiety & #PublicSpeaking: Change Your Hypnotic Story

Over the years I have had many people request hypnosis to deal with anxiety when giving

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Grammys 2016: Watch Lady Gaga's effects-heavy tribute to David Bowie | The Verge

David Bowie's death last month at the age of 69 inspired an outpouring of grief from every corner of the musical world. It was only fitting that tribute be paid at tonight's Grammy Awards, and Lady...

News | Interesting Links

The Secret to Better Learning That Most People Don't Know

Despite multiple studies showing the benefits, many people don’t know this learning trick. Mixing up your learning can lead to massive gains, a new study of academic performance reveals. For years now ‘interleaving’ has been a secret largely confine

Miscellaneous | Keep the Sparkle Going

The Body Never Lies: Dancers Use Age in Art

The powerful performances of these amateur dancers, all 60 and older, draw on their life experiences.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance | TIME

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople successful and others not?