Katy Borluvie

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When Knowledge Is Unforgettable

Adults remember more of what they learned in school than they think they do—thanks to an aspect of education that doesn’t get much attention in policy debates.<p>I recently found a box of papers from high school and was shocked to see what I once knew. There, in my handwriting, was a multi-step …

Developing artificial intelligence is like ‘summoning the demon’ that wipes out humanity, warns Tesla CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, issued a warning that artificial intelligence (AI) is the single “biggest existential threat” facing …

Chinese Millionaire Gives Up Fortune, Lives in Isolation for Two Years to Become Buddhist Monk

We thought Indian millionaire Bhanwarlal Raghunath – who gave up his fortune to become a monk – was one of a kind, but we were wrong. Meet Liu …

Vacation Homes

Self-Awareness: How Kids Make Sense of Life Experiences

How do children gain a deeper understanding of how they think, feel, and act so they can improve their learning and develop meaningful relationships? …

Pedagogy

Anam Cara and the Essence of True Friendship: Poet and Philosopher John O’Donohue on the Beautiful Ancient Celtic Notion of Soul-Friend

“A friend … awakens your life in order to free the wild possibilities within you.”<p>Aristotle laid out the philosophical foundation of friendship as the art of holding up a mirror to each other’s souls. Two millennia later, Emerson contemplated its two pillars of truth and tenderness. Another century …

Positive Thinking

The sad fate of the $70k minimum "happiness" salary

Experiments in social engineering don’t usually go well. And a lot of people gave Gravity CEO Dan Price a hard time for trying to change the normal …

The Emotions That Make Us More Creative

Artists and scientists throughout history have remarked on the bliss that accompanies a sudden creative insight. Einstein described his realization of the general theory of relativity as the happiest moment of his life. More poetically, Virginia Woolf once observed, “Odd how the creative power …

What is Capgras syndrome?

Imagine realizing that your loved ones have been replaced by people who look and act just like them — and you're the only one who realizes it.<p>In …