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人,究竟能不能等到所謂「Mr./Miss Right」?

<b>作者/Kum Long Yin</b>曾經有一位朋友,他跟我講:「有瑕疵的都不是愛情,戀愛本身就不應該有太多現實生活的煩惱,諸如關於錢財、居住等等問題其實都只不過是愛情裡面的雜質。」類似的說法,其實我從不同人的口中聽過不下一次。他們要的是純愛,希望那個幻想的世界能降臨到世間,哪怕幾分鐘都好。我很懷疑世間究竟 …

為什麼就是學不乖?原來我們都愛自欺欺人──《騙局:為什麼聰明人容易上當》

• 【科科愛看書】「安安,可以幫我買遊戲點數嗎……」聰明如你,絕對不會輕易被拙劣的垃圾訊息騙到,但你知道,其實很多高端騙術難以察覺嗎?有多少次,你在不知不覺間就被占了便宜?《騙局:為什麼聰明人容易上當?》用心理學的角度告訴你各種騙局背後的原理,讓你從此如有神助,再也不怕白白吃虧!<b><br>覺得自己特別聰明?別傻了</b> …

善用這六個技巧,你也可以讓陌生人相信你對他們瞭若指掌

文:李察.韋斯曼(Richard Wiseman)<p>我們見到神祕的D先生,造訪不存在的烏比岡湖小鎮(Lake Wobegon),學習如何說服陌生人相信你對他們的一切瞭若指掌,發現我們實際上是什麼樣的人。<p>這裡揭露D先生的真名不太公平,大家稍後會知道原因何在。一九三四年這位特別的人物出生於英國北部,這輩子大部分的時間都是當專業的算命師,以算命神準享譽盛名。我在愛丁堡大學就讀時,D先生聯絡我,問我有沒有興趣看他算命,我馬上接受他的好意,邀他到大學來,讓我拍下他工作的情況。<p>幾週後,我們在心理學系的休息室見面,我帶他到我的實驗室,向他解釋,我已經找來幾位志願者,他們都很渴望來算命。D先生默默地擺好桌子,拿 …

如果能再選一次,你還會選擇結婚嗎?

大賣場裡,一位結婚多年的男人邊走邊看著前面的情侶,前面的男生推著購物車,女生走在車子前面不時拿起各種商品,兩個人看了笑哈哈、親暱地分享覺得新鮮的事物。<p>「真無趣啊~」後面的男人心裡覺得很矛盾。彷彿在看「富裕人士所過的『自己不曾有過』的生活模式」。結婚?太太?不就是那樣嗎?突然時間到了、覺得差不多該定下來了,就跟交往很久的女友結婚了,要說有多愛,好像也還好,反正不娶她要娶誰呢?<p>但是,哪有伴侶可以這麼多話聊?哪有人到哪裡都在牽手?哪有人看電影還靠在一起一直握著手?哪來這麼甜蜜啊!<p>哼!家裡的太太根本不可能給自己那種感覺,她做的事情都很無聊,每天不是哇哇叫就是拍綁頭髮照、敷面膜照、食物照,把瓶瓶罐罐保養 …

「真愛」真的無價嗎?同時遭12名「乾爹」包養,女大生一句話戳破社會偽善-風傳媒

用金錢換「愛情」有錯嗎?建立全球最大包養網站、髮線後移的一名男子,這樣得意宣示:「每個人都想更成功、有錢和漂亮的人交往,只是很少人願意承認!」一名同時受12名「乾爹」包養的女孩也說:「我和在經濟上幫助我的男人約會,就像人們交男友似的。同時和多人約會?很多人都這樣做」……<p>「世上沒有真愛。」說這話的人, …

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

酒精有助於創作嗎?「喝了再寫,醒了再改」,作家親身實驗邊喝邊寫

The More You Energize Your Coworkers, the Better Everyone Performs

How much energy do you have at work? Do you feel invigorated and engaged or down and disengaged? Either way, the reason might be your coworkers: They are infecting you with their energy, positive or negative.<p>We “catch” energy through our interactions with people – something called “relational …

約會時身體到底透露了哪些秘密?德國讀心大師解釋給你聽

為何玩線上遊戲時容易情緒失控?——《科學月刊》

<b>文/林日璇|政治大學傳播學院副教授,美國密西根州立大學媒體與資訊博士。專長為媒體心理學,研究數位遊戲及社群媒體。研究刊登於 Journal of Communication、Media Psychology 等傳播頂尖期刊。</b><p>無論是個人或團隊合作,線上遊戲多半需要大量與他人互動,如社交型遊戲需要請朋友 …

Multivitamins Are a Waste of Money, Doctors Say

People should stop wasting their money on dietary supplements, some physicians said today, in response to three large new studies that showed most …

The Incredible Brain Benefits of Silence

Scientists were shocked to discover the outsize impact of silence on the brain. You will be too.<p>When was the last time you experienced true silence?<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a quiet, remote place, that might be a simple question to answer. But for most urban dwellers, escaping the cacophony …

Neuromarketing: The Science, Art and Opportunity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if you could read minds? I'm slowly becoming more and more intrigued by neuromarketing and the science of being able to read a consumer's mind.<p>Although, neuromarketing is nothing new. It’s been decades since advertisers, product …

The Brain

Scientists Explain All Your Dumb Hiring Decisions

You’ve definitely heard of cognitive bias by now, but you might still be surprised how deep it can run.<p>You probably don’t need a reminder of how much bad hires can hurt–but here’s one anyway: Some research suggests that each bad hire leaves employers with a monetized loss of over $50,000 in …