Jessica Hadley

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A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

Happiness

Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

List of 2015 Oscar winners

Partial list of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.<p>Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)."<p>Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything."<p>Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice."<p>Supporting actor: J.K. …

Your friends know more about your life than you do, including when you might die | Oliver Burkeman

Self-knowledge makes you overconfident in your judgment and emotionally resistant to facing certain awkward facts<p>There’s a troubling truth about self-knowledge and its limits: alarmingly often, when you’re faced with a big decision, you’re better off trusting the judgment of a friend – or even a …