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An Introduction to the Flynn Effect
www.thoughtco.com • 3 min
Researchers studying the Flynn effect have found that scores on IQ tests have actually increased over time.
Staring at the tsunami
donotpanic.substack.com • 5 min
Voltaire, optimism and selective updating
How to admit you’re wrong
www.vox.com • 7 min
Admitting wrongdoing isn’t a failure, it’s an opportunity.
How to Stop Reassurance Seeking
nickwignall.com • 6 min
If you struggle with chronic anxiety, self-doubt, and low confidence, one of the hidden drivers could be a habit of reassurance seeking...
What the Science Actually Says About Unconscious Decision Making
thereader.mitpress.mit.edu • 20+ min
There is no free lunch when it comes to tricky decisions; you have to do the thinking.
Since when is philosophy a branch of the self-help industry?
The discipline today finds itself precariously balanced between incomprehensible specialisation and cheap self-help
What Is the Dissociative Mind?
www.psychologytoday.com • 4 min
When we face overwhelming stress, disconnecting can be a coping skill.
How to be kinder to yourself
Self-compassion techniques aren’t self-indulgent – they’ll tame your inner critic while helping you change for the better
Spotify Wrapped: 6 psychology principles that make it go viral every year
Learn how Spotify uses psychology to create one of the most anticipated yearly events in the music industry.
What Is the Best Way to Handle Stress?
thedeepsphere.com • 3 min
Anxiety is a human condition; our reaction to it is automatic and often ruinous. So, what is the best way to handle stress?
18 Shocking Psychology Lessons To Understand Yourself
Gurwinder Bhogal is a programmer and a writer.Gurwinder is one of my favourite Twitter follows. He’s written yet another megathread exploring human nature, c...
The Beginner's Mind, How to Fail, & More
www.sahilbloom.com • 5 min
The Curiosity Chronicle has quickly become one of the most popular newsletters for growth-minded individuals in the world. Each week, subscribers receive a deep dive that covers topics ranging from…
The Curious Joy of Being Wrong
theconversation.com • 5 min
Cultivating intellectual humility can offer individual and social benefits, a psychologist explains
The 8 Stages of Life That Make or Break You
dariusforoux.com • 4 min
There are eight main stages of life. And we grow (or not) depending on our ability to overcome the "crises" that these stages bring.
How to fight the "tyranny of small decisions"
bigthink.com • 4 min
The book shop in Garrett’s local town always has beautiful displays. Every time he walks past, Garrett smiles at some quirky, cuddly toy hang-gliding over the book mountains. He pauses to take an…