• January 19, 2017
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  • How robots will save the economy
    03:58 pm By Ruchir Sharma
    When countries around the world face a rapidly ageing workforce, machines will help to fill the gap
  • How to keep your resolutions
    Jan 11, 2017 By Oliver Burkeman
    From quitting sugar to writing that novel — how to achieve your goal this year
  • Nice talking with me
    Jan 04, 2017 By Charles Fernyhough
    Self-talk — the silent and the vocal — is not idle chatter and seems to bring a range of benefits to our thinking
  • How I cured my decision fatigue
    Dec 28, 2016 The Daily Telegraph
    On average we make 35,000 choices a day. Here’s a look at the ways that science suggests we can streamline our thinking
  • A doctor tries to diagnose why so many novelists, from Chekhov to Khaled Hosseini, have also been physicians
  • The homeless experience, virtually
    Dec 14, 2016 By Marlene Cimons
    A program is giving people a visceral sense of what it’s like to be without a place to live and sleep, in a bid to evoke more empathy
  • The kind of thinking cities need
    Dec 07, 2016 By Michael Kimmelman
    Progressive thought, reinforced by the undeniability of climate change, has overturned the ideas that prevailed in the 20th century
  • It could be a comment about the times we live in, or it could be that the trend is creating an uplifting virtual sharing economy
  • The art of making (and not making) plans
    Nov 23, 2016 By Verena von Pfetten
    Here’s how to manage social commitments you wish to keep, or feel obligated to keep
  • The cashless society is fantasy
    Nov 16, 2016 By Elaine Ou
    Is it worth giving up a fundamental freedom to clear the way for an experimental policy designed to place a tax on currency?
  • The goals of organising should be to know what you own, where to find what you need and where to put things
  • From embarrassment to celebration
    Nov 02, 2016 By Rudri Bhatt Patel
    I shied away from it; my daughter’s experience with her bicultural identity pulses in a different direction
  • How to raise human beings
    Oct 26, 2016 By Ross W. Greene
    Are the ways in which we’re parenting, disciplining and interacting with our children teaching the characteristics of humanity?
  • In exile with Don Quixote
    Oct 19, 2016 By Ariel Dorfman
    Cervantes died 400 years ago, yet he continues to send us words that we need to meditate upon before it is too late
  • The advent of autonomous vehicles will transform our industries and the way we all live — for the better
  • Narcissists don’t always win
    Oct 05, 2016 By Melissa Healy
    They may start out popular, but people see through them in the long run