In the neuroscience literature, the biological hard-wiring for empathy was first observed ( by Rizzolatti et al) who were recording the electrical activity of brain cells of a monkey.
He and his team discovered that when the monkey had been rewarded for performing a certain task and then observed another monkey perform the same task, the SAME BRAIN cells r...(more)
Let’s take an extreme example where something must be done to increase brain function; namely people in unresponsive coma/ vegetative state.
Here’s a video of people who had been written off as hopeless by the medical community since nothing seemed to work in bringing them back. This clinic in Germany tries innovative ways to stimulate patients- beginning ...(more)
Here's a great little mind trick to get people to agree with you.
The Scientifically-Proven Method For Getting People To Say "Yes" :
It's called the Yes-Ladder - a technique you can use for getting agreement to all kinds of things, provided you know what you're doing and know how to make a semi-compelling argument.
It works in many fields - from marketing an...(more)