Category Archives: Studies

A Study: People Chose an Electric Shock over Nothing

In July 2014, University of Virginia news page UVA Today, along with numerous other sources, reported on the study conducted by psychologist Timothy Wilson and his colleagues at both Harvard and…

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Overloaded Circuits: Why Smart People Underperform

In 2005, the Harvard Business Review ran an article discussing how overloaded attention circuits cause spart people to perform below their skill levels. The author, psychiatrist Edward Hallowell, discusses both…

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A Wondering Mind is an Unhappy Mind

In 2010, the Science magazine published the findings of Killingsworth & Gilbert. The Harvard researchers had found that our minds wander almost half of the time. This is a source…

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