Motivation

Scientific American: I ran a marathon, once upon a time. (If you could call what I did “running.” It took me nearly five hours—you do the math.) Still, I did it: laced up my New Balances, pounded the pavement through five months of training, and then went ahead and finished More

The New Yorker: Shortly after sunrise, on June 14, 2015, a Finnish man named Ashprihanal Aalto stood on Eighty-fourth Avenue, in Queens. At 6A.M., he began running around the block. He passed a playground, some houses, and a technical high school. After half a mile, he returned to his starting More

Business Insider: Statistically speaking, there’s a good chance you’ll fail to keep your New Year’s resolutions. Fortunately, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017. The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points. … In one experiment, researchers asked participants to More

The Huffington Post: Setting goals is important. And starting them is a pretty big deal. Why? It marks the beginning of change. When you take action for what you want personally or professionally. We all know how tough it can be to follow through on your goals. So knowing how to More

La Stampa: L’ansia da matematica, quel nervosismo e disagio che spesso si traduce in una morsa allo stomaco e in sudori freddi, specie nel caso di compiti in classe e interrogazioni, non fa sempre rima con brutti voti. Certo, compromette le prestazioni di alcuni studenti, ma secondo una nuova ricerca More