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How to read research like a pro in five minutes cover image

How to read research like a pro in five minutes

November 18, 2015 by Dorian Minors

Research can be a crock of s**t. Saying that the 'research says' doesn't mean anything if the research is problematic. That's why, here, we always try to link the article so one can evaluate for...

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How to remember effectively (and why you're doing it wrong)

November 13, 2015 by Dorian Minors

The concept of 'short-term memory' is flawed. We've spoken before about how memory is usually considered in three 'stores', long term, short term and sensory. But short-term memory presents a...

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Why other people's failures will stop you from achieving

November 13, 2015 by Dorian Minors

We learn in a number of ways, us clever humans do. From the people around us, from the consequences of our actions and from the environment we live in. Through this learning, we develop something of...

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How to boost your 'intelligence' (and what intelligence really is)

November 11, 2015 by Dorian Minors

Intelligence tests are wildly over-rated. But tests of general mental ability can be very, very useful. For starters, they are the most consistent thing in terms of their ability to predict one's...

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