Topic Of The Week 14th – 20th August 2011: Extremes and Choice
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Have a happy weekend
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Extreme? >>> Asparagus 8-layer-cake
One link to five videos on “Happiness”
- video 1: Dan Gilbert, author of “Stumbling on Happiness”, describes the human brain as an “experience simulator”
- video 2: Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman on the implications of how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness in different ways
- video 3: Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, best known for his work “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience”, asks “What makes a life worth living?”
- video 4: Psychologist Barry Schwartz questions whether freedom of choice makes us happier
- video 5: Martin Seligman talks about “The 11th Reason to be Optimistic”
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How do you make extremes meet?
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“Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the haughtiness of humility.”" Ralph Waldo Emerson
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What colour are you today? How does it make you feel?
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