Day: August 13, 2013

Six ways to tame your stressed brain

Six ways to tame your stressed-out brain EILEEN CHADNICK Special to The Globe and Mail, Published Thursday, Aug. 08 2013, 7:00 PM EDT It is late afternoon and a busy executive is trying to finish a project before she leaves to get her daughter from daycare. Already running late, […]

Religious people are less intelligent than atheists, analysis of over 63 scientific studies stretching back over decades concludes A new review of 63 scientific studies stretching back over decades has concluded that religious people are less intelligent than non-believers. A piece of University of Rochester analysis, led by Professor Miron Zuckerman, found “a reliable negative relation between intelligence and religiosity” in 53 out of 63 studies. According […]

Ban Ki Moon in Pakistan: Lauds Pakistan for Peace Keeping Operations

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday categorically stated that drones should be used only for collection of information in accordance with the international laws.  Addressing the inauguration ceremony of International Centre for Peace and Stability at the National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad, the UN Secretary […]

Talent Lies Within. But Where?

Source: NY Times: As an 800-meter runner at Columbia University, David Epstein often tested himself against his training partner, Scott. Mr. Epstein was a walk-on who had clawed his way onto the varsity team. Scott, the son of two Canadian track standouts, had set a national age-group record in 1997, […]