psychology

One of my favourite topics and an underdiscussed area in current life is sleep. Overdiscussed in day-to-day life and clearly missing in solutions: being tired. Especially on Friday’s, like today, you hear the inevitable sounds of relief of the upcoming weekend of repos and expressions such as “TGIF” (thank goodness it’s Friday). If we all […]

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Below is a collection of random thoughts. Some are my own, others come from various emails in circulation. Scroll down and peruse. And if you feel so inclined, add to the fray! Have you ever considered why it is that we write Anno Domini (A.D.) in Latin for the “modern era” and when it comes […]

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Or how old is your brain? Here’s a little game that will drive you nuts, especially if you have a competitive streak in you. The site instructions are in Japanese, so before clicking on this link, read below! Touch ‘start’ Wait for 3, 2, 1. Memorize the number’s position on the screen, and then click […]

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Macro and Micro Consequences of When A Recession Begins In a recession, timing plays an absolutely vital part at the macro level.  Much of the debate about when the current recession will end is related to when it actually began.  The “reality” of a recession — as defined by the numbers as opposed to perception […]

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