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Sleep and the Teenage Brain
Sleep and the Teenage Brain

How a seemingly simple change can have a profound effect on everything from academic performance to bullying.

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Thoreau on Friendship, Sympathy, and Animal Consciousness
Thoreau on Friendship, Sympathy, and Animal Consciousness

“A man [is] commonly a locked-up chest to us, to open whom, unless we have the key of sympathy, will make our hearts bleed.”

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Beware of Beauty Overload: The Adaptive Eye of the Beholder
Beware of Beauty Overload: The Adaptive Eye of the Beholder

How sensory adaptation is compromising our experience of love.

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Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation
Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

“Time perception matters because it is the experience of time that roots us in our mental reality.”

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David Lynch on Using Meditation as an Anchor of Creative Integrity
David Lynch on Using Meditation as an Anchor of Creative Integrity

“It’s a joke to think that a film is going to mean anything if somebody else fiddles with it.”

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How Relationships Refine Our Truths: Adrienne Rich on the Dignity of Love
How Relationships Refine Our Truths: Adrienne Rich on the Dignity of Love

“We can count on so few people to go that hard way with us.”

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