Essential Reads


Working Better: Brain Science in Business

There are many brain science lessons that can be applied in organisations from sleep hygiene to managing stress to fostering creativity.

A (Metaphorical) Bridge Between Semantic Order and Chaos

Walt Whitman once asked, “Have you felt so proud to get at the meaning of poems?” Research on the neural networks involved in metaphor processing justifies that feeling of pride.

The Concept of a Cause Has Gotten More Important Over Time

By Art Markman Ph.D. on May 19, 2016 in Ulterior Motives
Over the past 100 years, the world seems to have gotten more complicated, a new study finds. Does that affect people's interest in causal knowledge?

The Psychology of Design

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on May 18, 2016 in How To Do Life
IDEO’s Tom Kelley challenges what you think you know about design.