• February 20, 2017
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  • With perfect timing, a new film highlights how employee monitoring is taking over people’s lives
  • How immigrant experience shapes me
    Feb 09, 2017 By Smita Malhotra
    I hope that the country which made our journey possible continues to do the same for all people
  • Stop judging yourself
    Feb 01, 2017 By Mark Rice-Oxley
    The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts
  • The real problem with hypocrisy
    Jan 25, 2017 By Jillian Jordan, Roseanna Sommers and David Rand
    People are irked by those who use moral condemnation not as a tool for reproaching others but as a way to boost their own reputation
  • How robots will save the economy
    Jan 18, 2017 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