In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant
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His 1971 novel was a countercultural sensation, selling 2m copies. But the author, who goes by the pseudonym Luke Rhinehart, has surrounded himself in mystery. Why? When I read The Dice Man 15 years ago,
Suppose a new guy — let’s call him Bobby Smith — moves into your neighborhood. Even before his moving van is unpacked, Bobby introduces himself. He’s friendly and good-humored, and he says you should over
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Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time. The reason for this phenomenon is quite