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Why do we sometimes spend so much time, focusing on things that provide little or no value?

Playing video games for hours makes the brain weak. It needs a challenge to regain function.

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Thursday, April 4th 2019

The Secret Reason Why People Get Addicted To Video Games

I've been searching for years now, trying to find the "secret" that explains why smart, normal people would choose to play a video game…

(time to read: 8 minutes)

Tuesday, March 26th 2019

Procrastination & Poor Attention Management: When Stimuli Grab Our Attention And Paralyze Progress

You want to get your work done - and maybe you actually do work productively for several hours - but then you realize, you want to open up…

(time to read: 10 minutes)

Sunday, March 17th 2019

Cognitive Economics: The Competition for Your Attention

I stumbled across this fantastic podcast on NPR, you can either give it a listen, or read on for a quick summary. Then we will apply this…

(time to read: 5 minutes)

Wednesday, February 13th 2019

Could Riot Games Be Controlled by Aliens?

I know what you're thinking: "Anybody that ever talks about aliens is just making stuff up, because there isn't any verified information…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Monday, February 11th 2019

The Power of Storytelling

Sometimes it can be useful to realize how our brain works. Because once you understand it, you can use these "brain hacks" to think and feel…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Monday, January 28th 2019

Video Games Might Make You Feel Good, But Sometimes, You Shouldn't Trust Your Feelings

Everybody knows video games are exciting and make you feel good. The way video games do this, is pretty simple: they capture your attention…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Friday, January 18th 2019

How to Make Your Goals Work Better

How are your New Years' Resolutions working out? Mid-January is the perfect time to reflect on your progress towards where you want to be…

(time to read: 4 minutes)

Tuesday, January 1st 2019

How to Apply Strategies Learned from League of Legends to Real Life

Just because LoL is a video game, doesn't mean it won't teach you anything. Sure there are a lot things I probably should've been working on…

(time to read: 3 minutes)

Saturday, December 22nd 2018

How Do You Know When Video Games Are Causing Brain Damage?

Playing video games too much can cause noticeable changes in behavior and attention, which could make it more difficult to succeed in other…

(time to read: 3 minutes)

Friday, December 21st 2018

Pentakill: The Best Feeling in the World

I still remember my first pentakill. I was playing Karthus, he had this passive where he stays alive for a while after he dies, and if you…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Monday, December 3rd 2018

How Video Games are Designed to Take Advantage of Your Mental Weaknesses

Do you ever feel like you're not getting anywhere in life? Do you ever feel like you can't pay attention to your work? Do you ever feel…

(time to read: 6 minutes)

Wednesday, November 21st 2018

How to Re-Write the Story of Your Life

The "world we experience" and "the way we feel" is largely dependent upon what we decide to focus on. In some ways, the human brain creates…

(time to read: 3 minutes)

Thursday, November 8th 2018

How to Suffer Productively

Suffering is when you feel bad. And if it's really intense, it really sucks. There's a big difference between temporary suffering and…

(time to read: 6 minutes)

Friday, November 2nd 2018

Ten Truly Fulfilling Things To Do Besides Watching Worlds

Life feels best when you are using your attention properly - that is, you are working towards something that will make you fulfilled, and…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Thursday, November 1st 2018

How to Use Logic or Emotion to Win at Everything You Do

Are you someone who primarily uses logic? Or are your someone who relies more on their feelings? The most successful of us, can engage…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Wednesday, October 31st 2018

A New Dawn: The Beginning of the End of Gaming Addiction

Let's be honest. Life sucks a lot of the time, and it seems like playing video games is a good way to deal with it. But it's also true that…

(time to read: 2 minutes)

Tuesday, October 30th 2018

How to Refocus Onto Things That Matter

Video games manipulate and destroy two essential functions of the brain: attention and fulfillment. When you play video games for hours on…

(time to read: 3 minutes)

Thursday, October 25th 2018

The Real Reason Everyone is Addicted to Video Games

Aren't video games fantastic? You turn on your computer, load your game, and it provides hours of entertainment that you can treasure for…

(time to read: 3 minutes)