Article: The Brain’s ‘Prediction Machine’ Anticipates the Future When Listening to Music

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How many times, when you are listening to a song and you found yourself predicting the next word or the next tone? When this happens to me, I think how good I am in predictions till I read the attached article. It highlights how our brain is a very powerful machine, although scientists have not yet discovered it all.

The attached article talks about a study where researchers found how participants were able to predict the next melody when they are listening to a piece of music. They believe that the results could be applied also to languages, and communication.

If our brain recognizes a system to be able to predict the next melody, couldn’t it predict other important events in different domains?

Do you feel that your brain could predict any events in your life?

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Article: Your brain has limits. Here are some simple ways to extend your mind, according to science

Our brain is not limited to the one that is located in our skull only. To make a decision, to solve a problem, or to create new ideas; needs more than sitting quietly in a closed room and running our thoughts.

We, as educators and researchers, dependent on social and peer learning in teaching, which this article highlights as a tool to expand our brain. In the same vien, moving around, connect with the nature would also expand our brain. Such approach allies with my usual advice to find a solution for complicated problems: get the main points of the problem and go for a long walk, then start to work on the solution.

The article also stated that the brain and the body are so much related and can’t be separated, aren’t we always say that: the good brain needs a good body?

It is an interesting article that opens many channels for us to thrive. Don’t you think so?

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Article: Smelling These Scents Could Help You Lose Up to 5 Pounds a Month

What about that you lose weight if you start to smell certain things? Cool yah?

This article caught my attention since it highlights the results of a research study. The study explored if certain smells would affect our battle with losing weight, off course beside diet and exercise. The study found that certain smells such as garlic and onions would work its magic and sends messages to the brain that we are full. No wonder when I cook I don’t eat much…

The study is promising but there is a need for more expanded research on such topics.

What do you think?

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Article: Memory Decline Isn’t Inevitable. Here’s What You Can Do.

Do you feel that you start forgetting some stuff? Your memory is not as strong as before?

Well, this attached article highlights the main issues that are related to the memory decline, such as illness (like depression). On the other hand, the author stresses the important of the lifestyle in strength the memory such as sleep.

At the bottom of the line, we need to take close care of ourselves to live better life, don’t you agree?

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Are you Lucky? The Art and Science of Being Lucky

Do you consider yourself a lucky person, on unlucky? The attached article will help you to turn your luck around.

The author highlights the differences between the lucky and unlucky people to find out how to be lucky.

I always believed that I can make my own luck, and I can be lucky if I want, do you believe that luck can be created?

I appreciate your comments below.

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