As I usually do, I was listening to a podcast before nodding off to sleep. This time it was Debbie Millman’s Design Matters, and she was interviewing Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist. She was talking to him about regret. That perked my interest. Who wants to talk about … [Read more...] about What good is regret? Adam Grant can tell you
The psychology of email vrs twitter (or pigeons vrs eagles)
We're really just trussed up pigeons you and I. Yep, add a few feathers to our daily costumes and you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between you and my fine feathered friends. Pigeons you see (pun intended) have terrible eyesight. Pigeons bob their heads to and fro, to create movement … [Read more...] about The psychology of email vrs twitter (or pigeons vrs eagles)
Why do we (need to) travel?
I love to travel. Really love to travel. And now I know why. Jonah Lehrer in his post called 'Why we travel' says travel puts distance between who we are and what we know. When we're surrounded by the familiar we're surrounded by associations and assumptions that are as hard to get rid of as … [Read more...] about Why do we (need to) travel?