MEN VS WOMEN FOCUS LEVELS

During conversation, men and women fix their eyes on different things and their gaze is pulled away by different types of distractions, finds a new study that examines how men and women focus. Researchers at the University of Southern California studied 34 participants as they watched videos of people being interviewed. Distractions such as pedestrians, bicycles and cars passed in the background within the video frame. The researchers tracked the movement of the participants’ pupils as they looked at the screen, and found that men, when focused on the person being interviewed, fixed their eyes on the speaker’s mouth. They … Continue reading MEN VS WOMEN FOCUS LEVELS

BENEFITS OF HIKING

You might think of a walk in the woods as simple fun, but you’re actually nourishing your mind and boosting your mood. Your brain is telling you to take a hike.     If a quiet walk in the woods has ever helped you resolve a thorny issue, you may be aware that hiking can help boost creativity. Now it looks like lacing up your best pair of boots is one of the best things you can do for your brain and body. In a study conducted by Gregory Bratman, a graduate student at the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources at … Continue reading BENEFITS OF HIKING

PLAY CHESS

It’s never too late to learn how to play chess – the most popular game in the world! Learning the rules of chess is easy: Set up the Chess Board Learn to move the Pieces Discover the Special Rules Learn who Makes the First Move Check out the rules on How to Win Study the Basic Strategies Practice Playing Lots of Games Step 1. How to Setup the Chessboard At the beginning of the game the chessboard is laid out so that each player has the white (or light) color square in the bottom right-hand side. The chess pieces are then arranged … Continue reading PLAY CHESS