#TV: #Television Is Now Watching You

This sci-fi-esque possibility may be technically achievable, thanks to software developed by a media startup called Affectiva. Researchers used viewers’ home webcams to monitor the facial movements of more than 1,200 people as they watched advertisements for sweets, pet supplies and groceries. The model accurately determined whether they enjoyed the video, according to the study published in the peer-reviewed IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing this month. 1 The system could…

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#Marriage and #Divorce Lessons Learned

No one goes into marriage thinking they will get divorced. Most go in with bright hopes for the future and the dreams of happily ever after. For those of us who do go through divorce or struggle through marriage, I feel we all learn different lessons that we hopefully will grow from, apply in our current relationships, or take into our next ones. Relationships are hard. They take work. Just…

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#Business #SelfImprovement #HappeningNow 10 Crucial Skills That’ll Help You Make A Mark In The Future

Critical thinking Critical thinking is an important skill that can help you crack the toughest problems in your life. This will become crucial in the future, mainly because by then technology would take over most of our thinking jobs, affecting our ability to assess critically — analyzing problems from the basics, logically articulating ideas and making reason-based decisions. This would ultimately make us dull and uncreative. So start thinking critically…

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What #Men Need To Know Before #Marriage #HappeningNow

1. You are more difficult to live with than you realize. When you’re single, you don’t usually see how hard it is to be stuck with you. Why? Because your closest relationships are often with buddies or girlfriends you can leave behind whenever things get messy. But if you commit the rest of your life to being with an honest woman, she’s going to let you know that you’re disorganized,…

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Improve #Sex In Your #Marriage

Improve #Sex In Your #Marriage As a divorced man, you are 39 percent more likely to commit suicide. Even if you don’t kill yourself, you will die younger. And forget chasing tail; your mobility also suffers from singlehood. Oh, and yes, divorce crushes your finances: A study of divorced baby boomers found that a split slashed their wealth to less than a quarter of what they would’ve had if they’d…

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#Live #Social #LifeStyles What Is #Generation Z, And What Does It Want?

#Live #Social #LifeStyles What Is #Generation Z, And What Does It Want? While generational research is an inherently messy process—older generations study "the kids" to figure them out—much of the recent research is awash in normative preconceptions, biases, and stereotypes. Gen Z deserves a fairer shake, and the rest of us need a more nuanced conversation: This group makes up a quarter of the U.S. population and by 2020 will…

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How #meditation can help anxiety

How #meditation can help anxiety You probably know already if you worry excessively. Almost nothing is free from worry, in fact, if you have chronic anxiety, even the smallest thing can trigger it. You find yourself with fearful thoughts about finances, family, your health, and what’s happening at work. Some days you’d rather hide under the covers. The first thing to realize is that reality isn’t what’s actually worrying you,…

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#Motivation #Success How to achieve your #goals faster

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Motivation #Success How to achieve your #goals faster “I want to be wealthy…” “I want to travel the world and learn more languages…” “I want to lose 10 lbs. this year.” We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another. Setting goals is an essential technique to  accomplishing what we truly want in our lives, and more importantly —living a more fulfilling life. And the importance…

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#Psychology #Love: A psychologist states ‘the single biggest predictor of human #happiness’ #HappeningNow

#Psychology #Love:A psychologist states ‘the single biggest predictor of human happiness’ #HappeningNow "As we started persuading people we ought to study [love]," Aron told Tech Insider, researchers began to find something remarkable: "The single biggest predictor of human happiness is the quality of [a person’s] relationships." That’s no trivial finding, with potentially huge implications for health and well-being. Several years ago, a major review on the topic concluded that "people…

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