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Meditation examined on brain pickings: Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence | Brain Pickings

Even if you do not read the book or practice meditation,  take a look at this article as it stresses the importance of changing your outlook on the world to make for a better inward experience. If this strikes your interest then take a look at an app on your smartphone called *CALM* which is… Continue reading Meditation examined on brain pickings: Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence | Brain Pickings

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TED talk on memory: Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do

I don't want to explain. Just watch and be amazed at what your own brain is capable of achieving and memorizing. This man basically shows how your capacity for memorizing long sequences of numbers or images in a brief period of time is greater than you could have ever imagined. Joshua Foer: Feats of memory… Continue reading TED talk on memory: Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do