How The Internet Affects Your Focus & Attention Span

Before the internet, human beings could sit down and focus on one thing. We would do this for hours at a time, for years on end, and finally achieve monumental outcomes through the power of our own minds. It is our ability to focus and sustain attention that has...

Neuroplasticity: The Brain Can Change

For the last several decades, scientists believed that the human brain was fixed and unchangeable. We thought that brain development was like pouring concrete into a mold. Once your brain solidified, it was set like that for the rest of your life. Now we know that the...
NoSurf vs. Adderall

NoSurf vs. Adderall

On the spectrum of motivation, there are two poles. On the left, there is a rat laying immobile. Food is right in front of him but he is unwilling, no unable, to reach out and grasp it. On the right, there is a college student sitting at a desk. He has been there for...
12 Lessons From Beating Internet Addiction

12 Lessons From Beating Internet Addiction

1. You’ll need more than willpower   Willpower is like a muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it gets. The problem is that like muscles, willpower can become fatigued when overused. Exams, deadlines, and the other realities of daily life can chip away at our...