What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? This animated video reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. (video description)
We hear anywhere from 10 to 200 lies a day. And although we’ve spent much of our history coming up with ways to detect these lies by tracking physiological changes in their tellers, these methods have proved unreliable. Is there a more direct approach?
Knowing how our skills stack up against others is useful in many ways. But psychological research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we frequently overestimate our own abilities.