Susan Rowland Miller

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13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that’s far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

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15 Christian Women Get Real About The Role Of Women In The Church

These leading ladies share their thoughts on what feminism means in a religious context.<p>In her book, <i>Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible's View of Women,</i> author Sarah Bessey writes about the stereotypes that the word feminism carries for some within the church, particularly within …

The best science books of 2015

Going feet first into evolutionary theory, the race to crack the genetic code and a memorable journey around the coast of Britain<p>Best of culture in 2015: see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>Gavin Francis has a remarkable pedigree as a medical writer. He …

The best novels of 2015

A truly vintage year for fiction with a strong Booker shortlist, dazzling debuts and a real masterpiece from an old hand<p>Best of culture in 2015: see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>This has been quite a year for the novel, one of those exquisite vintages …

20 Ways Not to Talk to Your Teenage Daughter - Then How to Fix Things

Teenage girls are sensitive to the way people in authority talk to them, especially their mothers. They are easily wounded, feel criticized, and vulnerable when they sense or get outright disapproval.<p>However, even the most devoted mothers are only trying to shape them up to be young women and don't …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

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15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

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Doing Good Better by William MacAskill review – if you read this book, you'll change the charities you donate to

We lucky ones have an extraordinary power to effect global change. This is how<p>You’re rich. No, really you are. Whether you’ve paid for this newspaper, or a computer to browse the web on, or even handed a few coins over at an internet cafe, you’re far richer than many of your fellow human beings. As …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

A simple experiment questioning people’s response to a picture reveals a common error that hampers our decision making. In an extract from his new book, psychologist Richard Nisbett reveals the ‘mindware’ to help us think smarter<p>Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he …

'Oh, what happiness!' - 10 best Moomins quotes ever

70 years of Tove Jansson’s Moomins and we still cannot get enough. Now with Moomins on the Riviera out this weekend, we share our favourite quotations from this Finnish book series, which has captured the imagination of thousands of children and adults around the world<p>If ever there was a year for …

9 Books That Grab You From Page One

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