Topic: "Psychology"

Happiness, fear, empathy, and other emotional origins are analyzed. Concepts like decision-making, moral/ethical dilemma-solving, and understanding the flaws that distort future perceptions and estimations. This material also differentiates between information and knowledge, emphasizing comprehension and experience.

A Critical Review – “Clock of the Long Now” by Stewart Brand

A Critical Review – “Clock of the Long Now” by Stewart Brand

Now is shorter; soon comes swifter; and the past marches closer to the present. This is the theme of Stewart Brand’s manifesto “Clock of the Long Now: Time and Responsibility, the Ideas Behind the World’s Slowest Computer”. He brilliantly makes the case that the human perception of time has become excruciatingly limited and focused, and [...]

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Clock Of The Long Now: Time And Responsibility

Clock Of The Long Now: Time And Responsibility

by Stewart Brand
Now is shorter; soon comes swifter; and the past marches closer to the present.

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Stumbling on Happiness

Stumbling on Happiness

Daniel Gilbert
In this brilliant, witty, and accessible book, renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert describes the foibles of imagination and illusions of foresight that cause each of us to misconceive our tomorrows and misestimate our satisfactions.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman
In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and [...]

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Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

by Richard Thaler and Prof. Cass Sunstein
Every day, we make decisions on topics ranging from personal investments to schools for our children to the meals we eat to the causes we champion. Unfortunately, we often choose poorly. The reason […]

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