16 posts tagged with "psychology"
Moonwalking with Einstein
So why bother investing in one's memory in an age of externalized memories?
As we enjoy the Internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply?
Sherry Turkle investigates the problems that arise in our society when we sacrifice conversation for simple connection, and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.
The horrors of the Holocaust didn't break Edith Eger. On the contrary, they helped her learn to live again and tell her unforgettable story.
Why We Sleep
Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in our modern society.
The Attention Merchants
Tim Wu writes how in every moment of our waking lives, we face enormous efforts to harvest our attention.
Man's Search for Meaning
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir is a description of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival.
Hans Rosling proofs with facts how the world, for all its imperfections, is in a much better state than we might think.
Turtles All the Way Down
John Green tells the story of Aza Holmes, a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Sebastian Junger takes a look at post-traumatic stress disorder and the many challenges today's veterans face in modern society.
Thinking, Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking.
The Psychopath Test
Jon Ronson investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and everyone else who studies them.
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Jon Ronson focuses of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame.
Malcolm Gladwell writes about how we think without thinking, about choices that we seem to make in an instant, but actually aren't as simple as they seem.
What makes high-achievers different?
Drunk Tank Pink
Adam Alter writes about how our environment unconsciously shapes the judgments and decisions we make every day.