Saturday, May 26, 2018

TRAINING NEWS

TRAINING NEWS

Study shows key reason why men outperform women in navigation

Study shows key reason why men outperform women in navigation

A new study echoes a body of prior research showing that men tend to outperform women in a variety of navigational and spatial tasks. Read More
Life in orbit is better than you think. Ask Peggy Whitson.

Life in orbit is better than you think. Ask Peggy Whitson.

Big Think speaks with the American who’s spent the most time in space, astronaut Peggy Whitson, looking back on what she learned during life in orbit.Read More
Could brain stimulation be the answer to ending drug addiction?

Could brain stimulation be the answer to ending drug addiction?

TMS might also help those with anxiety, PTSD, and traumatic brain injury. Read More
Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires

Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires

More and more companies are in the grip of a new phenomenon: "metric fixation." Here's what's wrong with it. Read More
FDA approves first drug that prevents migraines. Is the price tag worth it?

FDA approves first drug that prevents migraines. Is the price tag worth it?

The FDA has approved the first drug designed to prevent migraines, a move that could help the four million Americans who suffer from at least 15 migraine days per month.Read More
NASA will create the coldest temperature in the universe to study 'weird' physics

NASA will create the coldest temperature in the universe to study 'weird' physics

The entire device is about the size of an ice chest, and the temperature it achieves will be 10 billion times colder than the vacuum of space.Read More
Forensic analysis of Hitler’s teeth debunks long-held conspiracy theories about his death

Forensic analysis of Hitler’s teeth debunks long-held conspiracy theories about his death

No more secret submarines and moon bases. A new study puts to rest decades-old conspiracy theories and confirms how Adolf Hitler died.Read More
Augmented reality could rule the classrooms of the future

Augmented reality could rule the classrooms of the future

Today’s children and youth are very tech savvy and easily use tablets, laptops, and smartphones to access the Internet, play games and consume media. AR can put that on fast-forward. Read More
Tell your boss that cyberloafing is good for productivity

Tell your boss that cyberloafing is good for productivity

Cyberloafing — or, absent-mindedly browsing the internet — actually has a place in the workday according to this recently published study. Read More