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The Science of How Your Mind-Wandering Is Robbing You of Happiness | Brain Pickings
“The main thing is to get what little happiness there is out of life in this wartorn world,” Clare Boothe Luce advised her young daughter, “because ‘these are the good old days’ now.”
psych  career  writing 
april 2013 by datadebrief
Decoding Learning report - Nesta
In the last five years UK schools have spent more than £1 billion on digital technology. From interactive whiteboards to tablets, there is more digital technology in schools than ever before. But so far there has been little evidence of substantial success in improving educational outcomes.
learning  psych 
november 2012 by datadebrief
Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree | Video on
The former CEO of five businesses, Margaret Heffernan explores the all-too-human thought patterns -- like conflict avoidance and selective blindness -- that lead managers and organizations astray.
innovation  career  psych  videos 
october 2012 by datadebrief
Believe you can change (Aaron Swartz's Raw Thought)
... why would it be fun to get constantly reminded you’re a failure? No wonder they tried to change the subject. Dweck called this the “fixed mindset” — the belief that your abilities are fixed and that the world is just a series of tests that show you how good you are.
inspiration  psych  share:ehealth 
august 2012 by datadebrief

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