Seven Ways Music Influences Mood

26 March 2007

Good music has direct access to the emotions. As such it’s a fantastic tool for tweaking our moods.

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Communicating Persuasively: Email or Face-to-Face?

24 March 2007

Our intuitive understanding is that face-to-face communication is the most persuasive, but it isn’t always true.

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Why It’s OK To Be Depressed Sometimes

21 March 2007

The modern Western mindset has it that depression is an abnormal state. That when you’re a bit down, it means you have a medical problem that requires treatment.

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Discover the Perfect Musical Performance

19 March 2007

As the oboe’s ‘tuning A’ fades, the lights go down, a hush spreads across the audience, the conductor raises his baton, bringing it down with a flourish.

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Sigmund Freud and Unconscious Mental Processes

16 March 2007

“We are effectively cognitive icebergs with most of our ‘thoughts’ occurring below the water line.”

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The Trap – What Happened To Our Dream Of Freedom?

13 March 2007

‘The Trap – What Happened To Our Dream Of Freedom?’ is a new documentary by the BAFTA-winning producer Adam Curtis.

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Nobel Prize-Winning Research on Risky Decision Making

11 March 2007

Revealing the strange ways people make decisions in risky situations.

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