Dev Nagiri

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A Stanford researcher’s 15-minute study hack lifts B+ students into the As

Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new learning technologies, and parents plot ways to get their kids to study more.<p>One novel solution …

Reactance Is Why You Act Irrationally When Your Freedom Is Threatened

Teenagers don't exactly <i>love</i> being grounded. They tend to yell, or storm off, or sneak out to parties anyway. This is less because they're young, it …

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback

Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows us to monitor our performance and alerts us to important changes we need to make. And indeed, …

Self-help

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Empathy Is a Clock That Ticks in the Consciousness of Another: The Science of How Our Social Interactions Shape Our Experience of Time

“We may be born alone, but childhood ends with a synchrony of clocks, as we lend ourselves fully to the contagion of time.”<p>When I was growing up, my father — a kind man of quick intellect and encyclopedic knowledge about esoteric subjects — had, and still has, one habit that never failed to make …

Poetry as Protest and Sanctuary: Jane Hirshfield’s Magnificent Poem Against the Silencing of Science and the Assault on Nature

“The facts were told not to speak / and were taken away. / The facts, surprised to be taken, were silent.”<p><i>“The real wealth of the Nation lies in the resources of the earth — soil, water, forests, minerals, and wildlife… Their administration is not properly, and cannot be, a matter of politics,”</i> …

Artist Creates Delicate Drawings of South Korea’s Small Convenience Stores

When choosing her subject matter, South Korean artist Me Kyeoung Lee foregoes the country's jaw-dropping landscapes and eye-opening landmarks for lesser known gems: its tiny bodegas. Seemingly spotted on every corner, these local shops have inspired the artist with their simple yet appealing …

Google's latest AI doesn't need geotags to figure out a photo's location

The new deep-learning program churns through millions of photos to determine the best match.<p>Google's latest deep-learning program can figure out where a photo was taken just by looking at it. The program, called PlaNet, was trained to recognize locations based on details in a photo by looking at …

How You Spend Your Life: A Cinematic Sum of the Hours, Days, and Years Spent on Mundane Activities

An awakening anatomy of the average life’s two years of boredom, 6 months of watching commercials, 67 days of heartbreak, and 14 minutes of pure joy.<p><i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in reminding us that presence is more rewarding the productivity. …

David Foster Wallace on Why You Should Use a Dictionary, How to Write a Great Opener, and the Measure of Good Writing

“Really good writing [is] able to get across massive amounts of information and various favorable impressions of the communicator with minimal effort on the part of the reader.”<p><i>“Readers who want to become writers should read with a dictionary at hand,”</i> Harvard psycholinguist Steven Pinker asserted …

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