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Playing together is as good for parents as it is for children

Playing is essential for children: it awakens their creativity and imagination and fosters social relationships. No matter the age: children like to play, and more if they do it with their parents. A new study broadens this spectrum and concludes that when parents and children play together, even when they are babies, their brains communicate. Research conducted at Princeton University tried to measure the brain activity of adults and ...Read full article...

Cómo libertarte del tribalismo, el pensamiento grupal, la polarización política, y el pensamiento heurístico

Realmente no se puede negar que estamos en un momento de profunda división política. Con todo, desde los procedimientos de juicio político de Donald Trump hasta un polémico ciclo electoral que comenzó tan pronto como terminaron las elecciones de 2016, parece que de hecho nos hemos convertido en la república dividida que temían los fundadores estadounidenses. Aunque hay muchas razones para ser optimistas sobre el futuro, existen fuerzas psicológicas ...Read full article...

A inutilidade da democracia

Apesar do que descreve a sabiduria popular de que a democracia é o melhor estado para os países e seus povos, a democracia é frequentemente confundida com o modelo atual de repúblicas democráticas, que é o que muitos fundadores de nações imaginavam. O que a história nos mostra é que, nações que se autodenominam democracias ou que estão em um estado de democracia quase pura, têm condições de governança ...Read full article...

Is it a problem to be a perfectionist?

It is not necessarily a sin to want to make everything perfect, according to our filters. The problem is not knowing how to get it done without getting stressed out or anxious. Setting high goals is good; the most difficult aspirations bring some of the best triumphs. The emotions that accompany achievement often include joy, pride and satisfaction. But when effort, diligence and meticulousness do not end up in ...Read full article...

Globalização, desigualdade, segregação econômica e social

A aglomeração da diversidade humana foi a que acelerou o processo de inovação, invenções como o alfabeto, moeda, infraestrutura, roda e navegação. Nas cidades, pessoas diferentes vivem em lugares diferentes: é chamado de segregação urbana. A segregação pode ocorrer por diferentes razões, como etnia ou estilo de vida, mas o fator mais novo e mais importante é econômico. Todos podem vê-lo em uma grande metrópole como a cidade de ...Read full article...

Globalization, inequality, economic and social segregation

The agglomeration of human diversity was the one that accelerated the innovation process, inventions such as the alphabet, currency, pavement, the wheel and navigation. In cities, different people live in different places: it is called urban segregation. Segregation can occur for different reasons, such as ethnicity or lifestyles, but the newest and most important factor is economic. Everyone can see it in a large metropolis like New York City, ...Read full article...

Os pais podem literalmente “projetar” o cérebro de seus filhos?

A neuroeducação aplicada pelos pais pode ajudar seus filhos a aprender melhor. Estímulos e emoções positivas desfrutados no ambiente familiar, ajudam as crianças a construir seu mundo interior e interpretar a realidade externa. Não surpreende que, segundo os especialistas, a família seja a primeira escola para aprender. Tal aprendizado é, nas palavras dos neurocientistas, ocorre apenas se você ama o que deseja aprender, e isso está intimamente ligado à ...Read full article...

Can parents literally ‘design’ their children’s brain?

Neuroeducation applied by parents can help their children learn better. Positive stimuli and emotions enjoyed in the family environment, help children build their inner world and interpret external reality. Not surprisingly, experts say, the family is the first school for learning. Such learning is, in the words of neuroscientists, occurs only if you love what you want to learn, and that is closely linked to the emotional experience. Today ...Read full article...

The Uselessness of Democracy

Despite common wisdom being that democracy is the best state of affairs for countries and their people, democracy is often confused with the current model of democratic republics, which is what many nation founders envisioned. What history shows us is that, nations that call themselves democracies or that are in some state of nearly pure democracy, have less advantageous governance conditions to find solid ground and to achieve what ...Read full article...

Dopamine the uncontrollable enemy

Likes and shares in social networks, pornography and having everything you want are some causes of your levels of dopamine to go up uncontrollably and also to make us unhappy. So, is it time to go on a dopamine diet? How would we do it if dopamine is the source of desire and motivation? One thing is certain: indulging in dopamine every minute of our lives is negative. Ultimately, ...Read full article...

Confesión: Educación Sexual está destinada a crear un mercado para el Aborto

La ex educadora sexual Monica Cline dijo que Planned Parenthood impulsa la educación sexual que “prepara” a los niños para la promiscuidad y conduce al aborto. Cline trabajó como instructora de educación sobre salud sexual en colaboración con Planned Parenthood en Texas durante diez años, le dijo a Daily Caller News Foundation. Comenzó como educadora en prevención del VIH en 1996 con el Centro de Capacitación en Salud, ahora ...Read full article...

Get to know the mysterious teenage brain

Adolescence is the stage of development in which the transition to adult life takes place and is characterized by an accelerated growth rate. During this time, there are a series of neurological, cognitive and socio-emotional changes, in addition to physical and sexual maturation. All these experiences include the transition to social and economic independence, the development of identity, an increase in self-centeredness, the acquisition of the skills necessary to ...Read full article...

The technological triumvirate that controls cyberspace

Three major technology companies –Google, Amazon and Microsoft– have done with cyberspace what Russia, China and the United States did with the real world. Today, knowing it or not, loving it or not, three big technology companies have forced the world to accept to live in their clouds. What’s wrong with living in the clouds? Cloud space is an oligopoly. This is the most obvious ‘bad’. There are two ...Read full article...

Can young children feel depressed?

According to some studies, even babies can feel under the water. So, how can we help them, at that young age, to deal with something that adults don’t understand? Depression affects children and adults alike. It is estimated that 3% of the child population suffers from this disorder. Until adolescence, it is more common to affect boys; as of adolescence it affects women more. Depression has no age and ...Read full article...

Another problem with 5G: Weather Forecasting Interference

The adoption of 5G technology has many positive and negative consequences, but there is one that has had little attention so far despite warnings from scientists. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) estimates that the 5G signal could cause interference in the information recorded by meteorological satellites. This would affect the reliability of weather forecasts. According to experts, the 5G signal will occupy low frequency bands in the radio spectrum. ...Read full article...