Grant’s research echoes other findings on the power of introverts. They’re...– Magazine - Hire Introverts - The Atlantic
What makes us laugh? →
jtotheizzoe: Ask 100 people that question, and 99 of them would probably say “things that are funny”. But that turns out not to be the case. Tom Stafford writes at Mind Hacks: “Most people would guess that we laugh because something is funny. But if you watch when people actually laugh, you’ll find this isn’t the case. Laughter expert Robert Provine spent hours recording real conversations at...
Give someone a program, you frustrate them for a day; teach them how to program,...– Twitter / CodeWisdom
Bridging the geek divide with Dad – GeekOut -... →
In Case You Were Wondering Why Wall Street Keeps... →
feminaamphibios: thepenguinpress: Forbes highlights neuroscientist and author John Coates’s research into why traders routinely behave counter to rational thinking. Food for thought? Optimism bias is an issue with men. Too much optimism does lead to taking bigger risks by minimizing potential losses and overestimating gains. Many professions like medicine, law, military, and my field,...
Whatever the reasons, we never allow anyone else to know the whole of our...– Martin Edwards (via amandaonwriting)
So what is smart? My brother knows a lot of things. But, I have to tell you,...– Daniel Coffeen on “What is Smart” (via highwaterline) This is what matters to me. (via psydoctor8)
Read books for pleasure. Buy old books you hope to dive into someday, even if...– A graduation message from an analog dad to a digital son (via slim)