focus

mental health

I Got a Landline to Save My Brain

Yes, it is I, the only millennial in America with a home phone number.
Sydney Mondry
10.11.18
Health

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.
Nick Keppler
9.17.18
XCX Season

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!
Shaad D’Souza
6.29.18
Premieres

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.
Phil Witmer
7.13.17
fun with science

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.
Denny Watkins
1.11.17
Gaming

This Brainwave-Based Arcade Game Was Designed to Improve Concentration

Miyeon Kim’s ‘Link-Link’ game measures your brainwaves using an EEG biosensor headset.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.4.17
Phys Ed

Power Plates Really Shake Things Up

LA photographer Mark Hunter does resistance training to help keep his head in the game.
Evy Pitt Stoller
12.29.16
Narcomania

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.
Max Daly
7.6.16
Ariana Grande

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."
Rebecca Krauss
1.8.16
lit up

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."
Liam Shaughnessy
11.23.15
NEW YORK CITY

The Lamp That Can Tell How Focused You Are

Clara combines EEG technology with ambient lighting to help users concentrate.
Kari Paul
9.28.15
Objectively Correct Lists

The 15 Albums That Will Make You Less Shit at Doing Work

STOP PROCRASTINATING (as soon as you've finished reading this article about records that help you work better)
8.25.15
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