People spend one third of their waking lives daydreaming. But letting your mind wander is not a waste of time, according to a new study.
Swinging their arms helped participants in a new study solve a problem whose solution involved swinging strings, researchers report, demonstrating that the brain can use bodily cues to help understand and solve complex problems. Body movements can influence problem solving, researchers report
The new science of measuring happiness has transformed self-help. Now scholars suggest it could transform society. Perfectly Happy
Your left brain is logical, linear, by-the-numbers; the right side is creative, artistic, empathetic. Oprah Winfrey talks with Daniel Pink about his groundbreaking book, “A Whole New Mind”, and explores how right-brain thinkers are wired for 21st-century success. Why right-brainers will rule this century
When we walk into a voting booth and cast our vote, we like to think that we are making a considered decision, based on the issues. After all, a properly functioning democratic system, which gives its citizens the power to choose their leaders and shape critical policies, requires that voters are, for the most part, […]
When Rebecca and I set up the Quest Institute we believed that there was a niche for people from mainstream backgrounds who were interested in learning more about hypnotherapy, but were put off by the poor training standards, plethora of accrediting bodies, and the old fashioned ‘swing a watch’ idea of hypnosis. We felt there […]