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The Language of Lying: Animated Primer on How to Detect Deception
The Language of Lying: Animated Primer on How to Detect Deception

The four most reliable telltale signs of the 10 to 200 lies we tell and are told each day.

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Why We Ignore the Obvious: The Psychology of Willful Blindness
Why We Ignore the Obvious: The Psychology of Willful Blindness

How to counter the gradual narrowing of our horizons.

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The Psychology of Your Future Self and How Your Present Illusions Hinder Your Future Happiness
The Psychology of Your Future Self and How Your Present Illusions Hinder Your Future Happiness

“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.”

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Click Like You Give a Damn: The Politics of Linkbait and How Feeding on Buzz Ensures a Malnourished Soul
Click Like You Give a Damn: The Politics of Linkbait and How Feeding on Buzz Ensures a Malnourished Soul

“We have to start shaping the world we want with our clicks, because clicking is a public act.”

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Visionary Neurologist Oliver Sacks on What Hallucinations Reveal about How the Mind Works
Visionary Neurologist Oliver Sacks on What Hallucinations Reveal about How the Mind Works

“We see with the eyes, but we see with the brain as well.”

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Maira Kalman at TEDxMet
Maira Kalman at TEDxMet

What teenage Vladimir Nabokov has to do with the spiritual power of shoes.

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