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06/09/2017 - 12:36
It makes sense that it might – after all, publicly binding yourself to another person takes loyalty and forward thinking, not to...
16/08/2017 - 12:42
But a new study complicates the narrative that only unintelligent people are prejudiced. The paper, published recently in the Journal...
21/06/2017 - 12:46
But our personalities don’t only show themselves in our long-term success and well-being. They also correlate with the kind of things we...
02/06/2017 - 14:33
And the silence, as they say, is deafening. Sitting in here, it’s as if someone has turned the volume up inside of my head. I helplessly...
02/06/2017 - 13:29
I believe, as do most people, that citizens of a democracy have a responsibility to remain informed, but I fear this constant deluge of...
19/05/2017 - 13:11
Adam Bear and Joshua Knobe of Yale University, who have studied normalisation, wrote recently in the New York Times ...
16/04/2017 - 12:10
Somewhere along the way, though, things went wrong. My protagonist became Generic Old Man: crabby, computer illiterate, grieving for his...
04/04/2017 - 12:54
Our fragile egos are partly to blame. We all want to meet our own expectations of ourselves, and so being critiqued – or even just the...
02/04/2017 - 15:07
Our shoddy thinking about the brain has deep historical roots, but the invention of computers in the 1940s got us especially confused. For...
30/03/2017 - 15:54
Despite all the fuss that has been made about the ‘bilingual advantage’, most researchers have moved on from the simplistic ‘is there an...
21/03/2017 - 11:56
Scientists have plenty to say about charisma. Individuals with charisma tap our unfettered emotions and can shut down our rational minds....
16/03/2017 - 13:48
Once you learn about this mental habit – called confirmation bias – you start seeing it everywhere. This matters when we...

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