Statistics show that 95% of the population at least once in their lives (especially at young age) will sense that what is currently observed has been seen already, experienced somewhere. The biggest problem is that déjà vu lasts only a few seconds and can not possibly be revisited in a laboratory and experimentally studied. Regardless of the very rugged standards that scientists have, there are theories that can explain what's going on with our brains in time to link them with anything experienced in the past.
Scientists are always searching for a discovery that will provide a quick and easy way to increase intelligence. That music has an effect on systemic memory and learning has been known since the time of Plato, but how and why does his happen?
We often see horrible pictures and read stories about exhausted children who are forced to work all day long for a few coins. Child labor engulfs millions of children. However, we are used to thinking that this problem belongs exclusively to the third world. That is not quite so. Dig a bit into history, and it becomes clear that “fat childhood” came to developed countries relatively recently. Read here, for example, how your childhood would have looked in the UK just 150 years ago.
On the website of the popular British The Guardian the phrase “public opinion” meets one million 230 thousand times, the online edition of the American The New York Times contains 430 thousand articles with “poll” mentioned, Forbes.com mentioned “public opinion” at least in seven thousand articles. And The Huffington Post even founded a special department that only polls the readers.
We learned to ignore the currency as it daily passes through our hands. Therefore we usually fail to identify rare collector’s pieces worth much more than their nominal value or a deceitful counterfeit that could get us to jail.
Europe's role in financing and implementing sustainable development aids dropped dramatically. The largest cuts in aid were seen in Portugal (23%), Cyprus (12.5%) and Greece (10%).
In the future, your robot will download personalities just as easily as you download apps. Straight from the pages of your favorite sci-fi novel, many consumers will have their first face to face encounters with robots in 2015. Everyday the world is moving closer to a future in which robots are inextricably linked to our daily lives. Turning this dream into a reality is none other than tech giant, Google whose recent acquisitions of multiple robotics firms and patents prove that they are leading the pack.
What is public opinion and how it is different from a totality of individual judgments? Why it sometimes seems that we overreached ourselves? To find the answers read new Youth Time magazine's analytics article on the topic.
Inspiration lies within us. At least for powerful people it does. A new study shows that influential people draw inspiration from their own experiences and not from those of others.