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The Psychology of Sticking To Your Diet

When it comes to dieting we often choose to rely on our self-control–a notoriously fragile construct. It’s not easy walking past processed foods in the supermarket without picking up a snack. It’s not easy mustering the strength to cook a proper meal after a long day at the office. It’s not easy to order a…

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How To Thrive In An Unpredictable Future

Change is the only constant, but thanks to science and technology, the rate of this change is ever increasing, and making the future far less predictable. It’s hard to know how much control we have over this change, as monetary greed and a passion for pushing the limits has us constantly on the edge of…

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Watson Is the New Freud: How AI is Psychoanalyzing You

What do your tweets, Facebook updates, blog posts or other written media say about you? You might be able to find out, as IBM’s supercomputer, Watson, learns the ropes of psychoanalysis. Your personality is plastered all over your online identity. We can already glean quite a lot from the words people use and the things they talk…

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