Merry Christmas, everybody!
This week: Science, Body, Mind, Soul, and Earth!
Since the world outside of the mind sucks, let us explore the life of the mind.
This Week: Education, Family, Healthcare, Psychology, and Technology!
The problem with psychology, and the seductive fallacy of “studies have shown.”
This week: Crime, Islamophobia, Psychology, Society, and Space!
A new study confirms what you probably already assumed: going for a walk relieves stress.
Labor, Education, Psychology, Media, Family, Society, and World!
A horrific event at Burt Likko’s alma mater leaves him meditating on whether the modern age has somehow magnified and distorted the difficult-enough trials of youthful sexual frustration.
An old friend of mine, who I knew as a guy whose career was just taking off, is now everywhere in Austin. I mean, there are pictures of him on the scrolling advertising screens over the baggage claims at the airport! And he was on Dr Phil not too long ago promoting his book. Now…
The quote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, from a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, is: “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This is wrong. Other things are certain too. Take, for instance, the Borg-like capacity of…