Why Humans are so Awkward

Why Are Humans Awkward

We’ve all experienced awkwardness, but some people are more prone to uncomfortable moments than others.  This video looks at why certain humans avoid eye contact and have trouble picking up on social cues. Continue reading “Why Humans are so Awkward”

Why Humans are so Awkward

You Can’t Remember This

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Your memory may play tricks on you! Continue reading “You Can’t Remember This”

You Can’t Remember This

Check Your Schadenfreude

Check Your Schadenfreude
Deriving pleasure from another person’s misfortune.  Continue reading “Check Your Schadenfreude”

Check Your Schadenfreude

What Makes Things Cool?

What Makes Things Cool

Although trends might seem completely random, there are well-documented patterns to what becomes popular. A 20th century industrial designer, who created some of America’s most iconic looks, developed a theory of coolness that has been backed up by various scientific studies. Continue reading “What Makes Things Cool?”

What Makes Things Cool?

Why Pulling Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps Is Impossible

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Telling someone to pull themselves up by their bootstraps just makes you sound like a jerk to normal people, and an idiot to super geniuses. Continue reading “Why Pulling Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps Is Impossible”

Why Pulling Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps Is Impossible

How Not To Rant

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When we next catch ourselves going on a bit too long on a topic – or, to put it bluntly ‘ranting’ – we should dare to ask ourselves where our behaviour is coming from. Continue reading “How Not To Rant”

How Not To Rant

Things Not To Say To Someone With Schizophrenia

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Managing schizophrenia is one thing, but managing some people’s perception that you must be a dangerous, weed-smoking ‘Jekyll-and-Hyde’ character is another. Continue reading “Things Not To Say To Someone With Schizophrenia”

Things Not To Say To Someone With Schizophrenia