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I was still lost and when that happens you have a hard time working hard towards something, you can’t focus (II)

I was still lost and when that happens you have a hard time working hard towards something, you can’t focus (II)

Tenth interview (II) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam:Why did you chose this path? Since High school I was about average but my father always wanted me to follow the path of engineering and so I chose the branch of sciences. I think this happened because I still wasn’t sure of what I wanted, I was still…

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”Success is based on whether you are even trying and how much you are actually trying”(II)

”Success is based on whether you are even trying and how much you are actually trying”(II)

Ninth interview (II) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam:What attracted you to your actual path? I started in engineering, but that was more because of a family decision. When I was small I would have maybe liked to go with cooking, since I was young I cooked and it was one of the things I enjoyed. But…

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”Success, is based on whether you are even trying and how much you are actually trying”

”Success, is based on whether you are even trying and how much you are actually trying”

Ninth interview part one for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam:What attracted you to your actual path? I started in engineering, but that was more because of a family decision. When I was small I would have maybe liked to go with cooking, since I was young I cooked and it was one of the things I enjoyed….

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”I didn’t switch from research to start up, I just wanted to do research that is being done in Europe and take it to India”

”I didn’t switch from research to start up, I just wanted to do research that is being done in Europe and take it to India”

Eighth interview (II) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam: What made you follow this path? It was a random choice actually. I was always interested in what happens in the world, and I wanted to understand it. Adam: Was there something that made you follow your actual path? In India good students always go to science. I…

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”I didn’t switch from research to start up, I just wanted to do research that is being done in Europe and take it to India”

”I didn’t switch from research to start up, I just wanted to do research that is being done in Europe and take it to India”

Eighth interview (I) for the project YoungHumansOfScience where I try to interview people related to this field and understand their stories in order to close the gap between society and science. Adam: What made you follow this path? It was a random choice actually. I was always interested in what happens in the world, and I wanted to understand it. Adam: Was there something that made you follow your actual path? In India good students always go to science. I…

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Exercise and learning

Exercise and learning

How exercise can help you achieve your best potential Many of us know that exercise is beneficial for the health and that we should do it to keep at bay a multitude of diseases mostly  cardiovascular diseases as well as to keep our self’s healthy by ”burning” the energy we have stored and to build muscle, which is useful as we grow older since one of the capacities we lose first is strength. And although all this benefits could seem…

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Alzheimer and Sleep

Alzheimer and Sleep

Alzheimer and sleep an unexpected relationship Nowadays Alzheimer is one of the worst diseases our society is facing with up to 40 million patients suffering Alzheimer and other types of dementia worldwide1. At first glance it could be hard to see the relationship between the growing lack of sleep in society and the increasing number of cases of Alzheimer in the last few years, but a number of studies in the last few years have started showing that maybe the…

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The human brain and biases

The human brain and biases

Objectivity as we know it is usually defined as being able to make a judgment or coming to a certain conclusion while getting rid of any possible bias. Meaning that we usually say we are objective when we know which could be the things that affect our decision making and making up for them so that their effect is the least possible. The problem with this, is that we can try to get rid of thoughts that make us less…

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How the time of the day affects our decisions (II) Afternoons and Insight

How the time of the day affects our decisions (II) Afternoons and Insight

                         Aftenoons and Insight We saw in the previous article about the science of timing, that our performance is better during the mornings for more analytical problems. One could imagine then, that doing all their work in this hours would be better, but the fact is that it depends enormously on the type of task we wish to undertake. A way to demonstrate this is the so called coin problem.                             The coin problem Imagine this situation, an antique dealer…

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How the time of day can affect you (I)Time of the day and decision making

How the time of day can affect you (I)Time of the day and decision making

Many of us may have intuitively noticed how we are better at some tasks than others depending on the time of the day. For example, you may be better at tasks that require focus early in the morning or it could be the other way around and it isn’t only after noon that you are able to focus. We may have though that this patterns are specific to us or we may have never given it much thought at all…

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