Tag: Thought & Cognition

We’ve Modified Our Behavior So We Can Text and Walk

  We may be driving technology to respond to our needs in various areas, but this is one instance where we’ve definitely demonstrated that we’re also adapting to…

Context Matters When It Comes to Travel Time

People will often feel that the return trip covering the same geographical distance requires less time to complete. It doesn’t. When all factors are equalized–same distance, traveling… —…

Rice and Beans: Shaping the Customer’s Choice

As more cultural commodities enter the market, cultural distinctions will become muted to suit the appetites of a wider clientele — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Santa Traditions Around the World

Earlier this week, I shared a link on Twitter to a piece on Brain Pickings on how anthropologist Margaret Mead suggested we talk to children about Santa Claus:…

Why do we need to have so many meetings?

These days my calendar is a source of stress. My morning routine of reviewing my appointments for the day during my commute often leaves me dreading the coming…