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From Stones to Computers: The Evolution of Information Management

September 19, 2020

Culture rather than biology is now the greatest influence on brain development. In fact, our culture is inseparable from technology and has been so since the development of the microchip, which is the heart of modern technology. Dr. Restak explains the impact that these developments have had on our lives. […]

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Changing Your Mental Fortitude, Starting with Marshmallows

September 1, 2020

What does a famous experiment involving marshmallows and four-year-olds teach us about the power of delayed gratification? Dr. Restak connects these findings to the effectiveness of deliberate practice and the genetics versus hard work debate when it comes to success. […]

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How Long Does It Take to Achieve Mastery in a Skill?

August 31, 2020

How many years of deliberate practice does it take to achieve mastery in a particular field or endeavor? Dr. Restak asked professor K. Anders Ericsson, a psychology professor at Florida State University who has spent his lifetime studying superior performers in the arts, sciences, and sports. […]

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