Neuroscientists have studied treadmill runners, ultramarathon athletes – and a number of lab animals – to investigate the effects of running on grey matter. It may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation – that running can have a huge effect on your … Continue reading What does running do to your brain?
The relationship between time, money, and happiness
The older I get, the more I’m convinced that time is money (and money is time). We’re commonly taught that money is a “store of value”. But what does “store of value” actually mean? It’s a repository of past effort that can be applied to future purchases. Really, money is a store of time. (Well, … Continue reading The relationship between time, money, and happiness
Geniuses aren’t born, they’re made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter
Not all brilliant people are born that way. We often use genius to imply someone was born great. Natural talent exists, but most people we consider geniuses still worked daily and put in considerable effort. Reflecting for 10 minutes, reading for 20, and focusing for 30 minutes a day can help you get smarter at … Continue reading Geniuses aren’t born, they’re made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter