Researchers found that people who are better at producing believable explanations for concepts, even when those explanations aren’t based on facts, typically score better on intelligence tests than those who struggle to “bulls—,” as the study puts it.
Brain science points the way to positive leadership.
— Read on www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/how-can-you-be-sure-someone-has-what-it-takes-to-lead-people-look-for-4-rare-habits.html
Whereas American narratives focus on the individual, the Blackfoot way of life offers an alternative of a community that leaves no one behind
— Read on www.resilience.org/stories/2021-06-18/the-blackfoot-wisdom-that-inspired-maslows-hierarchy/
The psychological reasons why novelty—from visiting new places to socializing—makes us happier and healthier people.
— Read on www.gq.com/story/brain-changing-magic-new-experiences/amp
The metaphor: A little boy watches a caterpillar build its cocoon. He waits and waits for it to emerge transformed, but eventually he gets impatient and cuts the cocoon open himself to see the butterfly. Instead, he’s horrified to find a swollen, mangled bug. He runs to his mother, who explains, “What happens in the cocoon isn’t pretty, but it is also necessary, and it cannot be interrupted.”
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Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and regulate emotions in ways that help us think more clearly and work with others more effectively. Such an ability is a superpower for managing uncertainty and ambiguity—something everyone is experiencing these days.
Beginners: The Joy and Transformative Power of Lifelong Learning. Vanderbilt makes a compelling case that learning something new has myriad advantages, including promoting the brain’s ability to rewire itself, connecting you to new people and new communities, and reengaging our innate curiosity and open-mindedness. While all of these offer tremendous benefits, that last one may be the most important.
— Read on www.outsideonline.com/2423015/80-20-rule-beginner-mastery-benefits
Does this need to be said?
Does this need to be said by me?
Does this need to be said by me, now?
Adam Grant adds: “To achieve success, you need to know yourself and the people around you. Although your car comes with an owner’s manual, your mind doesn’t—and neither do your colleagues. We designed PrinciplesYou to help you gain the self-awareness and other-awareness that are critical to making good decisions, getting things done, and turning a group of coworkers into a great team.”
— Read on www.openculture.com/
Experience is in unexpected places, including in all animals, large and small, and perhaps even in brute matter itself.