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Anastasia Pryanikova
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If you've ever seen those annoying lip-sync errors on TV when the video doesn't quite match up to the sound, did you also realise that your brain eventually adjusts the signal to improve your experience?
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A new initiative gets us closer to understanding how our brain cells communicate
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It takes just one-tenth of a second for our brains to begin to recognize emotions conveyed by vocalizations. It doesn't matter whether the non-verbal sounds are growls of anger, the laughter of happiness or cries of sadness. More importantly, the researchers have also discovered that we pay more attention when an emotion (such as happiness, sadness or anger) is expressed through vocalizations than we do when the same emotion is expressed in speec...
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ABC News Anchor Dan Harris and meditation teacher Joseph Goldstein explore how to re-frame that moment when you catch your mind wandering and why that moment is the most important part of mindfulness practice.
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Schoolkids who used finger tracing fared better with previously unseen geometry and algebra questions, new research has found. Studies involving 275 Sydney school children aged between nine and 13 found that tracing over elements of maths problems enhanced how they understood and solved problems in geometry and algebra.
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A study has found there is no difference in the time it takes people from different countries to read and process different languages.
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Even if we just hear part of what someone has said, when we are familiar with the context, we automatically add the missing information ourselves. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt and the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig have now succeeded in demonstrating how we do this.
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The brain's memory capacity is in the petabyte range, as much as entire Web, new research indicates. The new work answers a longstanding question as to how the brain is so energy efficient and could help engineers build computers that are incredibly powerful but also conserve energy.
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Linguist, lawyer turned peacemaker, speaking & presentation skills coach, trainer, speaker.
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Rewire your brain to speak your mind and be heard! Effective speaking and presenting to sync brains. Collaboration and social media to link brains. Conflict management for brains at war. http:// brainalchemist.com
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Anastasia Pryanikova, M.A., J.D. is a lawyer, linguist, certified coach, and the founder of E-Studio, LLC, a coaching and training company that translates neuroscience insights into solutions in the areas of collaboration, conflict management, public speaking and presentation skills, and social networking.

From a linguist and an ESL instructor, to a corporate lawyer working internationally, to a U.S. Small Business Administration legal adviser, Anastasia has been in the business of "changing people's minds" to facilitate high-stake conversations and decisions across borders, cultures, and industries.

Anastasia explores the intersection of the brain science, Web 2.0, collaboration, and conflict management. You can read her blog and learn more about her work at http://brainalchemist.com.
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