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But whatever mechanism is creating these changes remains unknown.
You can hear these beats best with a pair of good headphones. When each ear picks up a slightly different pitch, the brain tries to compensate and finds a frequency somewhere in the middle. This supposedly causes both hemispheres of the brain to harmonize their brainwaves, a phenomenon called neural entrainment.
Brainwaves are the regular patterns that firing neurons create in our brains, so binaural beats could be bringing these rhythmic patterns into alignment (some research still debates this).
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Waking up early will leave you with ample time to prepare for your day ahead and take advantage of healthy morning routines.
Our brains need regular breaks to keep functioning at a high capacity.
A glut of research shows that you should take breaks when you can to reap benefits and avoid burnout. The average time to work productively is 52 minutes of work followed by 17 minutes of rest.
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Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Breadth is gaining favor. To make it in today's world, it's essential to be agile and flexible.
It is not to say that deep expertise is useless. It is just that our world is changing so fast that those with more tools in their possession will better navigate the uncertainty.
To be a generalist, zoom out and pay more attention to the context in which you're making decisions.
Because generalists have a broader set of tools to draw from, they can dynamically adjust their course.
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