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How to Apply a Scientific Mindset to Your Everyday Life

The scientific mindset is a great way to better understand the world and how to adapt to it. This mindset is not only useful in colleges and laboratories, but I believe we can also apply it to our everyday lives. By learning to be a more scientific thinker, we always respect the facts, question our […]

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5 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Playing Video Games

Video games can often be a subject of controversy in psychology. One of the biggest criticisms against video games is the idea that they can desensitize people (especially children) to violence, and thus lead to more aggressive and antisocial behavior in the real world. For example, in one recent study it was shown that playing […]

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Start Living More As Your Future Self

How often do you think about your future self? It could make all the difference in how happy and successful you are later in life. You see, one of the biggest factors in making smart decisions is knowing when to pay short-term costs for long-term benefits. It’s about keeping the future in mind. But for […]

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The 20 Most Common Logical Fallacies We Fall Victim to Everyday

Logical fallacies are errors in our thinking that can often lead to wrong or misguided beliefs. Of course, none of us are perfect. We don’t have perfect knowledge and we don’t have perfect reasoning. However that shouldn’t stop us from trying to be a little smarter in how we think about the world. This article […]

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Too Much Awareness Can Be a Bad Thing

Every now and then it’s good to step back and reflect on ourselves and the state of our lives, but too much awareness can be a bad thing too. Our minds are exposed to massive amounts of information in any single day – and our conscious minds aren’t designed to handle all that information at […]

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