Monthly Archives: November 2011

today is a gift, that’s why they call it the present

  Psychologists have found that people are distracted from the task at hand nearly half the time, and this daydreaming consistently makes them less happy   http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/nov/11/living-moment-happier?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487 Advertisements

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Consciousness under control?

Banishing consciousness: the mystery of anaesthesia – health – 29 November 2011 – New Scientist.

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green fingers

The Social Psychology of Sustainability – The earth cannot support humanity’s increasing population and consumption. Concerned scientists and citizens are therefore wondering how we might work toward a sustainable, survivable human future. Sustainability involves increased technological efficiency and agricultural productivity, but also incentives and … Continue reading

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expression session

“There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all.”   Ron Gutman: The hidden power of smiling: 

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developing attitudes, exploring minds

Understanding others is key to flourishing in and appreciating the world around us.  I welcome you to a collage of psychology, philosophy and science; exploring the minds and interactions of our world.

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