James Heckman já era vencedor do Nobel de Economia quando começou a se dedicar ao assunto pelo qual passaria a ser realmente conhecido: a primeira infância (de 0 a 5 anos de idade), sua relação com a desigualdade social e o potencial que há nessa fase da vida para mudanças que possam tirar pessoas da pobreza.Leer Más
In the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the largest-ever study of brain imageshas been published, authored by Amen Clinics. The study encompasses 46,034 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) brain images sourced from nine clinics. Its authors came to a conclusion that would surprise few women: Women’s brains are more active than men’s.
The secret to overcoming psychological fatigue at work could simply be to stay calm. In fact, there’s scientific proof that keeping your composure reaps big benefits in the long run.
Neurobiological models of self-control usually focus on brain mechanisms involved in impulse control and emotion regulation. Recent research at the University of Zurich shows that the mechanism for overcoming egocentricity also facilitates self-control. This opens up new possibilities for therapeutic interventions. Leer Más
University of Texas at Arlington researchers have found that by age 3 environmental influences such as parenting are relevant factors in the development of toddlers’ self-control when they are asked not to do something they want to do, such as run into the street or eat a forbidden snack. Leer Más
Muchos actos en nuestra vida diaria –rechazar esa segunda rebanada de pastel, pasar de lago aquella tienda que vende lo último en tecnología, trabajar en tus finanzas cuando preferirías ver la TV Leer Más