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I Found the Alone Time I Didn't Know I Needed by Watching Anime

In a world swirling with distractions, obligations, and constant communication, watching anime by myself became my perfect, total break.

10.11.18

I Got a Landline to Save My Brain

Yes, it is I, the only millennial in America with a home phone number.

9.17.18

What Pulling an All-Nighter Does to Your Mind and Body

Here's the bare minimum amount of sleep you need before a big exam.

6.29.18

Bored of Drake Mania? Charli XCX Just Dropped 2 New Songs

Yadda yadda yadda, we get it, Drake's new album is coming. But Charli's just dropped two new tracks, too!

7.13.17

Atari Jones and Hudson Alexander Want to "Focus," Like That Will Smith Film

A great song with the same title as a not-great movie.

1.11.17

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.

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1.4.17

This Brainwave-Based Arcade Game Was Designed to Improve Concentration

Miyeon Kim’s ‘Link-Link’ game measures your brainwaves using an EEG biosensor headset.

12.29.16

Power Plates Really Shake Things Up

LA photographer Mark Hunter does resistance training to help keep his head in the game.

7.6.16

College Professors Are Using Smart Drugs to Grade Your Crappy Essays

It's not just students taking modafinil to help them power through their workload.

1.8.16

This Is What It's Like to Spend 8 Months DJing for Ariana Grande

DJ Dubz on his creative director duties and the pop star's "old soul."

11.23.15

High on Audio: I Tried to Relax With Binaural Beats

The Monroe Institute has been going since the 70s and claims its Hemi-Sync program can lead to "discovery of self through technology."

9.28.15

The Lamp That Can Tell How Focused You Are

Clara combines EEG technology with ambient lighting to help users concentrate.

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