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>"Social scientists are researching what humans can do to improve their quality of life. Their findings echo what religious practices perfected centuries ago."
>"Social scientists are researching what humans can do to improve their quality of life. Their findings echo what religious practices perfected centuries ago."
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Our identity “is implicit in everything we say and do,” writes Hannah Arendt in The Human Condition, but we cannot see it ourselves. “On the contrary, it is more than likely that _...Read More_
Our identity “is implicit in everything we say and do,” writes Hannah Arendt in The Human Condition, but we cannot see it ourselves. “On the contrary, it is more than likely that _...Read More_
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>"A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting _...Read More_
>"A growing body of research points to the beneficial effects that exposure to the natural world has on health, reducing stress and promoting _...Read More_
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That conversation begins with the recognition that humans like to change consciousness and that cultures have been using psychoactive plants and fungi to do so for as long as there have been cultures. Something about us is just not _...Read More_
That conversation begins with the recognition that humans like to change consciousness and that cultures have been using psychoactive plants and fungi to do so for as long as there have been cultures. Something about us is just not _...Read More_
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The act of personalizing the character you'll play in a game is more than fun, it empowers you—and pulls you into the fantasy you're about to enjoy.
The act of personalizing the character you'll play in a game is more than fun, it empowers you—and pulls you into the fantasy you're about to enjoy.
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People are fascinated by the process through which perceiving can sometimes bring us pleasure and even joy in this way. We’ve made a huge industry out of _...Read More_
People are fascinated by the process through which perceiving can sometimes bring us pleasure and even joy in this way. We’ve made a huge industry out of _...Read More_
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>"If history is any indication, an unstoppable wave of competitive innovations is heading our way again." Becoming aware of how _...Read More_
>"If history is any indication, an unstoppable wave of competitive innovations is heading our way again." Becoming aware of how _...Read More_
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The way we think about pain could change how much we actually suffer
The way we think about pain could change how much we actually suffer
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"While word-finding failures can be taken as evidence of memory problems, they may not be harbingers of befuddlement after all."
"While word-finding failures can be taken as evidence of memory problems, they may not be harbingers of befuddlement after all."
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[https://link.medium.com/cRihyEofedb](https://link.medium.com/cRihyEofedb) >"Zdzisław Beksiński was a Polish painter, photographer, and sculptor. He became famous for his unconventional paintings and photography that had elements of dystopia and surrealism. Even though his…"
[https://link.medium.com/cRihyEofedb](https://link.medium.com/cRihyEofedb) >"Zdzisław Beksiński was a Polish painter, photographer, and sculptor. He became famous for his unconventional paintings and photography that had elements of dystopia and surrealism. Even though his…"
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>"Most research on human psychology focuses on Western societies, but the way people in the West think can be traced to changes in family _...Read More_
>"Most research on human psychology focuses on Western societies, but the way people in the West think can be traced to changes in family _...Read More_
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>"Psychology points to one simple principle that’s highly effective at improving our mental health and well-being."
>"Psychology points to one simple principle that’s highly effective at improving our mental health and well-being."
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A good reminder that emotional and mental health are just as important as physical health. “Humans can survive three minutes without air, three days without water, three weeks without food and — according to survival lore — three months _...Read More_
A good reminder that emotional and mental health are just as important as physical health. “Humans can survive three minutes without air, three days without water, three weeks without food and — according to survival lore — three months _...Read More_
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We all can learn to be better, more empathetic communicators—especially now that we’re all behind screens instead of in person.
We all can learn to be better, more empathetic communicators—especially now that we’re all behind screens instead of in person.
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The Social Dilemma doesn’t shy away from melodrama. The documentary is slickly filmed and directed. But it slathers on the earnestness from the nervous score, to scary quotes from Sophocles and others, to the solemn confessions of former _...Read More_
The Social Dilemma doesn’t shy away from melodrama. The documentary is slickly filmed and directed. But it slathers on the earnestness from the nervous score, to scary quotes from Sophocles and others, to the solemn confessions of former _...Read More_