Blog: psychology

31 Oct 2018
Does everyone want a loud quiet loud life? The tension between input and downtime
7 Oct 2018
Why do art, literature and music matter less to me now that I'm middle aged?
15 Aug 2018
Do we inevitably lose a sense of community when our community gets too large?
22 Jul 2018
A cautionary tale of overwork and obsession - the dangers of wanting to be good at your job
17 Jun 2018
One of the problems with our information age is that there's always something incoming, demanding our attention. Podcasts and RSS feeds are great, but sometimes they can feel like a bit of a chore, another thing for the to-do list.
30 May 2018
Why we needed the MiniDisc to help us get Spotify, and why Uber for dogs makes sense to us
8 Feb 2018
For such a simple sport, people can really make running complicated. Fancy shoes, performance fabrics, nutrition supplements, and GPS watches all give us opportunities to spend money, while there’s a whole industry devoted to thinking up ever more inventive training regimes.
21 Jan 2018
Why smoking, drinking, and eating sweets might actually be good for you
5 Dec 2017
How the patterns and puzzles of Japanese drew me in to climb a language learning ladder