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Day: September 14, 2019

A Connection Between Motivation and Brain Inflammation – Psychology Today

A Connection Between Motivation and Brain Inflammation – Psychology Today

Motivation
Cerebellum (Latin for "little brain") in red Source: Life Sciences Database/Wikimedia Commons Until the turn of the 21st century, most neuroscientists thought the human cerebellum was only responsible for motor functions, such as the coordination of muscle movements. In recent years, however, a growing body of evidence suggests that the human cerebellum plays a previously unrecognized role in non-motor, higher-order brain functions and influences our thoughts and emotions. Posterior view of the human cerebellum, showing the cerebellar fissure, lobular organization, and deep nuclei embedded within the cerebellar cortex. Source: Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons Cerebellar means "relating to the cerebellum." Last year, a review paper (Depping et al., 2018) analyzed neu...
For new dad Claude Giroux, more motivation to extend his brilliant Flyers career | Sam Carchidi – The Philadelphia Inquirer

For new dad Claude Giroux, more motivation to extend his brilliant Flyers career | Sam Carchidi – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Motivation
“I’m very disappointed [Konecny] was not here,” Vigneault said after the opening camp session. “It’s the start of a new era, a new group. I felt it was very important for everybody to be here. With my time in the NHL and my experience, anybody who falls behind, whether it’s injury or, in T.K.’s situation, not coming to camp, usually it takes them a little bit of time to get back at it, especially with a new coaching staff and a new way of doing things.” Let's block ads! (Why?) Source link
20 Surprising Digital Marketing Stats Every Hotel Marketer Should Know in 2019 | By Thomas McDermott – Hospitality Net

20 Surprising Digital Marketing Stats Every Hotel Marketer Should Know in 2019 | By Thomas McDermott – Hospitality Net

Online Marketing
Hotel Email Marketing Advertisements Despite all the attention given to social media and mobile marketing, email marketing still holds a place at the big kids' table, as one of the most continually successful online marketing platforms, in terms of both reach and ROI. Here are some numbers to consider: As of 2018, there were 3.8 billion global email users. That number is expected to reach to 4.4 billion users by 2023 (Statista, 2019). More than 50% of U.S. users check their personal email more than 10 times per day. It is also, by far, their preferred means of receiving brand updates (HubSpot, 2019). 49.1% of email is opened on mobile devices (IBM, 2018). Learn More: 3 Quick Ways to Drive More Bookings from Hotel Email Campaigns Hotel Digital Disp...
Self Help Fest: Alt Rock Shines at the Palladium – The Scarlet

Self Help Fest: Alt Rock Shines at the Palladium – The Scarlet

Self Help
On Saturday, September 7, thousands of fans packed into the Worcester Palladium’s outdoor space for the sixth annual Self Help Fest’s first-ever Massachusetts show. The festival, hosted by Florida-based band A Day to Remember, presented an impressive array of rock.Early in the afternoon, the festivities began on the smaller Black Stage with metalcore band The Acacia Strain. On the larger Red Stage, acoustic duo This Wild Life kept things more mellow. At 5:30, Wage War, another metalcore act, closed the Black Stage as pop-punk band Real Friends took to the Red Stage. In a 2014 interview with ABC News, A Day to Remember frontman Jeremy McKinnon explained that the therapeutic effects of music inspired Self Help Fest’s name. “At the end of the day, that’s what music is all about,” he explai