Chris Clark

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7 Ways to Combat Your Own Cognitive Dissonance

“<b>Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against the core belief, the new evidence</b> …

Immigration crackdown and Labour leadership: Politics live - readers' edition

Good afternoon - it’s been a busy day so apologies for the lack of updates. Here are a few links and discussion points from below the line.<p>Why did Labour lose the election? Was it because of Ed Miliband, their anti-austerity agenda, or due to the party failing to convince the electorate of their …

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Inside Out: a crash course in PhD philosophy of self that kids will get first

Pixar’s latest animation is a remarkably intelligent treatment of one of the most complicated and confusing issues in philosophy: the self<p>When you go to see a Pixar film you know you’re going to see something clever, funny and inventive. What you don’t expect, however, is to see a remarkably …

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Is Addiction A Habit Or A Disease?

A neuroscientist takes on the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s assertion that addiction is a brain disease—a classification he finds not only …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science

Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track.<p>Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or filling out a spreadsheet, adding some tunes will make your task go …