An important thing that explains a lot of things is that good news takes time but bad news happens instantly.
Woodrow Wilson was the only president with a Ph.D. in political science.
Italian psychologist Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini was once asked why people keep making the same mistakes.
Virtual care infrastructure was designed to fill gaps in an ecosystem where most people see their provider face to face. Its primary function is to solve patients’ acute concerns – whether that is a known desire to fill a prescription or a question on whether or not to go to the ER.
The person who tells the most compelling story wins. Not the best idea. Just the story that catches people’s attention and gets them to nod their heads.
There has been a lot of recent talk about the impending death of New York City.
“The world is full of obvious things which nobody ever observes,” says Sherlock Holmes.
My book, The Psychology of Money, is now out.
In 1984 Jane Pauley interviewed 28-year-old Bill Gates. “Some people call you a genius,” Pauley said. “I know that might embarrass you but …”
Covid has forced many of us to spend unprecedented amounts of time with a few people (spouses, kids, roommates). You’re wealthy if you still enjoy their company after six months of unbroken socialization.