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Alumnus Ricardo Prada: How to Get a Job at Google X

Alumnus Ricardo Prada: How to Get a Job at Google X

Psychology alumnus Ricardo Prada leads the user experience team at Google X, Google’s semi-covert laboratory where it develops products from the innovative to the truly far-out. In an interview with the online industrial design magazine Core77, he discusses Google X’s process for hiring designers.

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Dr. Parasuraman, Chief Guest at Conference in India

Dr. Parasuraman, Chief Guest at Conference in India

"Physical exercise, nutritious diet, meditation and cognitive stimulation can enhance mental function in older adults as these activities have a positive effect on brain," opined professor Raja Parasuraman from George Mason University, Virginia, USA while speaking at the International Conference on Recent Advances in Cognition and Health.

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Multitasking Ability May Lie in your Genes

Multitasking Ability May Lie in your Genes

People with a variant of a gene that controls dopamine levels are better at multitasking, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found. "Dopamine availability in the PFC appears to be particularly important when task demands are high," researcher Raja Parasuraman from George Mason University and colleagues said.

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