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Homo Prospectus

Prospection: Psychology Turns to the Future

Much of psychology can be explained in terms of the present moment. What matters is how we perceive and respond to our experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. Psychology has also been unduly influenced by the past, looking ever backwards to understand the miracle of human thought and personality. Who we are, we have been told, […]

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Toilet Meditation

Saving the World on the way to the Bathroom

In recent months, mindfulness has been the latest buzzword in corporate America, promising to improve performance, productivity, engagement and happiness for the teams that practice it. Some notable organizations, including Google, Apple and Intel have added mindfulness training programs to their corporate benefits packages. When people talk about mindfulness training, they are talking about one […]

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On the Evolution of Assholes

We are genetically programmed to look out for ourselves. Or more accurately, we are genetically programmed in ways that will protect our genes (and their future replication.) So it is not surprising that humans are prone to “assholeness.” On an individual basis, it is generally better for our genes to do whatever is best for […]

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