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Thinking | Teaching | Talking - February 2020


Thinking | Teaching | Talking

February 17 · Issue #5 · View online

A monthly curation for those of us who
• Think critically.
• Teach young minds how to think critically.
• Communicate critically assessed information to interested audiences.

This month’s selections.

PowerPoint Makes Us Stupid. Here Are 3 Smarter Alternatives
'One more episode, please?' Why we can't stop binge-watching on Netflix
Does photographing a moment steal the experience from you? | Erin Sullivan
Study: Can you tell a meaningful quote from ‘pseudo-profound bullsh*t’?
A Self-Taught Indian Artist Sculpts Intricate Birds From Paper and Wire
The 1 Question the Most Interesting People Will Ask to Start Great Conversations
“The only way to fight a false story told well is to tell a true story better.”
Why we knock on wood
Most people think it’s impossible to be both ethical and competent
Why procrastination is about managing emotions, not time
How to boost your productivity by having an argument
Our bodies are chronically in "threat mode"—but being kind recalibrates our nervous system
Got Big Goals? Here's Why You Need to Think Small to Achieve Them
How You Parent Probably Doesn't Matter as Much as You Think
Death: can our final moment be euphoric?
10 Great Essays about Work
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