Talent development expert Whitney Johnson shares her 7-point template to help you decide if a new challenge is worth exploring.
Culture isn’t limited to humans; in animal life on earth, social learning goes on all around us, says ecologist and writer Carl Safina. He shows us how whales, chimpanzees and other creatures share and spread the wisdom of centuries.
Turns out, it’s less about “teaching” creativity to children — and more about creating a fertile environment in which their creativity will take root, grow and flourish. Researcher Mitch Resnick, director of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT, explains how we can do this.
Hint: it has something to do with why we believe the earth is flat until we’re taught otherwise in school. Neuroscientist Mariano Sigman explains how the process of learning involves a certain amount of un-learning what we intuitively know.
Want to boost your creativity and be a better collaborator? Think about why the sky is blue
Stretch your mind and strengthen your relationships by stealing this simple way to learn from schoolkids, says education innovator and TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra.
What does it mean to be “good” at stress? Does it mean that you don’t get stressed out? That you stay calm under pressure and bounce back from adversity? Not exactly. Stress researcher Kelly McGonigal shares her surprising findings.
Psychologist Kelly McGonigal used to believe that stress is bad for your health. Then, new research changed her mind. Here are 7 studies that suggest new ways of looking at stress.