Think of consciousness as essentially the company president that has to arbitrate all the different mechanisms.
A University of Toronto study showed that people who read literary fiction have less need for "cognitive closure," allowing for more creative and sophisticated thinking.
The whole idea of mastery is you’re going to eventually become a greater master than you’re mentor.
When you pay in advance, not only will the meal be more likely to feelfree once it rolls around, you’ll also get the additional benefit of enjoying the anticipation of the meal.
We need to search for disconfirming evidence to correct mistakes.
Researchers are working on a method to teach passwords through a series of repetitive actions that, ideally, become so familiar that the user does them without conscious thought.
Why do we have some people who are very religious who look at the world and other people in very compassionate ways and we have other people who are very religious and they look at the world in very negative ways?
The Monster Dreamer uses a sensor-equipped headset to interpret children's reactions to various creatures and create a 3D-printed toy that contains the features they find most interesting.
There is a reserve of extra performance that the body can be tricked into accessing in competition.
Tony Robbins says, "most people over-estimate what they can do in a year and under-estimate what they can do in a lifetime."
Teenage hyper-polyglot Tim Doner speaks 20 languages, which he says often makes him become "a different person."
Antiquated phrasings don't make you any more profound than antiquated notions.
You can create mental machinery for decision making.
I've come up with many business ideas for my startups by attending conferences that are outside my realm.