Discovery: Molecular Switch for Old Brains


English: Main regions of the vertebrate brain,...
Molecular switch to make old brains young again
‘It’s no secret that juvenile brains are more malleable and able to learn new things faster than adult ones – just ask any adult who has tried to learn a new language. That malleability also enables younger brains to recover more quickly from trauma. Researchers at Yale University have now found a way to effectively turn back the clock and make an old brain young again…’
www.gizmag

Blogs More Trusted than Social Networks in Business
Blogs Outrank Social Networks for Consumer Influence

‘Are you wondering how to influence potential customers and prospects?The latest findings from Technorati’s 2013 Digital Influence Report show that “consumers are turning to blogs when looking to make a purchase.”

‘In fact, blogs rank favorably with consumers for trust, popularity and even influence.

‘Here are some interesting findings from the Technorati report…’
www.socialmediaexaminer

Mayer Played Sleuth and Caught Bad Workers
Writers: Stop attacking Mayer and shooting yourselves
So Mayer had good reason to fire teleworkers after all. No wonder she doesn’t believe that teleworkers are more productive. No wonder too she was given a bonus.

How Marissa Mayer Figured Out Work-At-Home Yahoos Were Slacking Off
‘According to a source, the only way Mayer is comfortable making any decision: with the help of data.

‘Like a lot of companies, Yahoo has something called a Virtual Private Network or VPN. Remote workers can use it to securely log into Yahoo’s network and do work.

‘After spending months frustrated at how empty Yahoo parking lots were, Mayer consulted Yahoo’s VPN logs to see if remote employees were checking in enough.

‘Mayer discovered they were not — and her decision was made…’
www.businessinsider

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