Policy Insights from The Neurocritic: Alarm Over Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen Blocking Emotion Is Overblown Just in time for Valentine’s Day, floats in a raft of misleading headlines: Scientists have found the cure for a broken heart. Painkillers may also mend a … Continue reading Do painkillers kill empathy?
Millennials set to be the fattest generation of Britons, research shows Millennials are set to be the fattest generation of Britons, with 70% dangerously overweight before they hit middle age, research shows. People born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s … Continue reading Carrying excess weight
Awareness doesn’t equal behaviour change Healthcare professionals from the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently claimed that global antimicrobial resistance should be considered one of the greatest threats to our health in the 21st century. Every year around 500,000 people worldwide … Continue reading Context, time and risk
Save Money and Reset Your Financial Life With a Shopping Ban For many of us, the beginning of the year involves cutting back: on Negronis, Nutella, Netflix, on whatever we previously overindulged in — which often includes unnecessary spending. But … Continue reading Consider the bigger picture
Learning to love your future self It’s February, deep in the blahs of winter, and clients are behaving oddly: they’re less willing to buy risky equities and more inclined to sell higher-risk holdings. That’s because large segments of the population … Continue reading Connecting with future you
What the “Bias of Crowds” Phenomenon Means for Corporate Diversity Efforts Despite widespread recognition that diversity in the workplace yields tangible benefits, despite viral stories exposing hostile company cultures, despite millions (if not billions) of dollars spent on unconscious-bias trainings, … Continue reading Biases in the workplace
Blockchain explained: It builds trust when you need it most These days, we’re having a harder and harder time trusting each other.Trust is an essential part of ordinary living, whether it’s picking mechanics based on Yelp reviews, sliding credit cards … Continue reading What the heck is blockchain?