16 posts tagged with "psychology"

Moonwalking with Einstein

So why bother investing in one's memory in an age of externalized memories?

The Shallows

As we enjoy the Internet's bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply?

Reclaiming Conversation

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 Choice

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.

Factfulness

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.

Blink

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.

Outliers

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.