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Bence Nanay Ph.D.
We are all human chameleons
Is it an outdated metaphor, or pointless self-help advice?
Does the phenomenon of shipping reveal the deep loneliness of modern life?
The fear of being outcompeted can be another source of social anxiety.
Why we’re better off giving up the myth of perfect rationality.
There are two very different ways of loving yourself. Let's not confuse them.
Why feeling ashamed for being a man is not an overreaction
Removing legal recognition of animal sentience is remarkably wrongheaded, and philosophers may need to take some of the blame.
"Know thyself" seems like common, even silly advice. However, it also might prevent people from embracing change in their lives.
Just why do hipsters do what they do?
Actions can be more or less emotional, but they are never completely non-emotional.
Perceptual similarity as political weapon.
Mindfulness works – when it does – in spite of its ideology. This explains the worrying finding that mindfulness meditation often leads to panic attacks and depression.
Bence Nanay, Ph.D., is professor of philosophy at the University of Antwerp and Cambridge University and the holder of a multi-million Euro ERC Grant on integrating philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience.