How do ideas spread? What messages will go viral on social media, and can this be predicted?
People who take a nap and dream about a task they’ve just learned perform it better upon waking than those who don’t sleep at all, or those who sleep but don’t dream.
When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting.
You win some, you lose some. Such are life’s ups and downs.
Can money make us happy if we spend it on the right purchases?
When we’re waiting in line or sitting in a boring meeting, time seems to slow down to a trickle. And when we get caught up in something completely engrossing – a gripping thriller, for example – we may lose sense of time altogether.
If you think having loads of money, fetching looks, or the admiration of many will improve your life — think again.
Research led by a leading expert on the positive benefits of napping suggests that Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep enhances creative problem-solving.
From the moment you start-up (when no one has ever heard of you), having a well-rehearsed and compelling elevator pitch can help buyers, clients and potential investors get to know you quickly.
So many acts in our daily lives — refusing that second slice of cake, walking past the store with the latest gadgets, working on your tax forms when you’d rather watch TV — seem to boil down to one essential ingredient: self-control.