Tagged: psychology

Algorithms of Despair Or Our Warning to the AI Generation

Historically, generational divides have been defined by geopolitical-social-economic changes within societies. Today, however, advances in technology appear to define the lines between generations. The advent of the iPhone spawned generation I, and it appears...

How to Overcome Your Quarter-Life Crisis

Our societal narrative for figuring out what to do with your life is pretty clear. After high school and potentially college, you enter the workforce. Sure, it might take a few internships or lower-level...

Content Recommendation and Cognitive Biases

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a fascinating invention of mankind. Fusing the computational power of a machine with the intellect of a human undoubtedly creates new possibilities of innovation and tremendously increases the likelihood of...

What You Need to Know About Speed Reading

Speed reading is a skill that almost seems like a superpower. The ability to quickly read and comprehend books, articles and other written materials would be life-changing for a lot of us. But is...

How to Deal with Chronic Complainers

We all know at least one chronic complainer: someone who truly believes the world is out to get them and feels the need to vocalize each and every disappointment in their life. After spending...

The Best Ways to Break Bad Habits

As much as some people hate to admit it, humans are not perfect. We know what we should do—like exercise, eat well and get plenty of sleep—but don’t always measure up. And sometimes what...

How to Quiet Your Mind

It’s not just that we have a lot to think about and manage in our personal lives each day. We’re also inundated with Big Topics like impeachment and climate change and mass shootings on...

How to Stop Overreacting to Everything

There’s nothing wrong with an occasional overreaction, but if you’re getting upset, angry, or overly defensive constantly, it’s unpleasant for you and for the people around you. Here’s how to stop. Read more… Read...

How to Make More Accurate Predictions

Any time you’re making long-term plans based on more than your own behavior, you need to remember just how unpredictable the world is. It can be hard not to get carried away, especially if...