August 24, 2020 | 12:20

The Most Substantial Word

Language is powerful. It is the tool that allowed us to grow and evolve as a civilization, go to the Moon, build robots, cure diseases, and do tons of other stuff. The spoken language is the interface of communication between people. It is a bit messy and ambiguous, but it did a decent job of passing on the knowledge from older to younger generations. Not all words are equal, though. Some are simplistic, while others are powerful. Read more

August 10, 2020 | 12:18

30 Life Lessons Learned In 30 Years

Today’s article is a repost from Medium that I wrote 3 years ago. It is still relevant today, and I subscribe under each lesson. There are more lessons learned since I wrote the original piece, but I’ll leave those for a separate post. Enjoy! Today is the day. The day that feels so unreal and distant, that you don’t even think about it. Until you turn 29. Then, on that day, you realize the next year you’ll be 30. Read more

July 20, 2020 | 12:15

How People Learn — Human Senses

Have you ever thought about how we navigate and perceive the world around us? In How People Learn — The Brain Basics, I have described the basic principles of brain functioning. But as powerful as it is, our brain is a black box that relies on various sensory systems to get information from the outside world for processing. Read more

July 13, 2020 | 12:14

Debunking The Myth Of 10% Brain Usage

The human brain is a marvel of biological engineering. It allowed us to accumulate and pass on the knowledge of many prior generations throughout millennia, resulting in a civilization that went into space, taught computers to see and speak, and that continually discovers and investigates the laws of the Universe. Read more

July 6, 2020 | 12:13

How People Learn — The Brain Basics

Have you ever thought about how people learn? What happens inside your brain when you learn some new information or practice a novel skill? And is there a way to enhance the outcomes of learning? This article is the first in the series on “How People Learn,” in which I invite you to embark on a journey toward a better understanding of the most sophisticated construct in the Universe—the human brain. Read more

June 15, 2020 | 12:10

The Imperceptible Nature Of Everyday Change

Think about yourself one year ago as of now. Are you different? How? Are you more or less healthy? Are you more or less wealthy? Are you more or less proficient at what you do? Is your relationship with your spouse/partner better or worse? Now take a moment and think when did those changes happen? Is there a specific day during which all those changes have occurred? Several days? Read more