Tag Archive: psychology

Feb 29

A constant battle with coats

I struggle fighting with this monster I hate inside me. Sometimes I try, more or less metaphorically, cutting her out. There are better ways to do this but I can’t try those ways yet. I am trying the only ways I know how. Today it will be a blog post, and a metaphor. I try …

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Feb 24

Non-Fiction Friday: How the Mind Works

It’s my turn to give a brief book review. I will be talking about How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker. I am a Pinker fan and I had a few of his books to choose from for this review. The first of his books I read was The Language Instinct. I was so impressed …

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Feb 18

Boredom, prejudice, and changing minds

My job is boring. This will come as no surprise to most people. I have it on good authority that this is a common, perhaps even global, phenomenon. My day is essentially nine hours of mindless labor punctuated by brief periods of intense thought. Unfortunately the thinking parts, the parts where I solve a problem …

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