Attention is Phasic: Deactivating and reactivating your goals allows you to stay focused

Brief and rare mental ‘breaks’ keep you focused: Deactivation and reactivation of task goals preempt vigilance decrements. Atsunori Ariga, a, and Alejandro Llerasa a University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States Received 14 April 2010; revised 5 December 2010; accepted 13 December 2010. Available online 5 January 2011. Abstract We newly propose that the vigilance … Continue reading

TED TALK: Helen Fisher studies the brain in love

Ted Talk Helen Fisher: the brain in love 37 people who are madly in love into a functional MRI brain scanner. 1. 17 who are happily in love 2. 15 who had just been dumped 3. Studying people who claim to be in love after 25 years of marriage. Guatemala temples Built by grandest sun … Continue reading

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