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Want to Feel Less Time-Stressed?

The Wall Street Journal: Here’s a novel suggestion for those who feel they are in a constant race against the clock to get things done: Make some time for others. While it might seem counterintuitive to sacrifice some of the very thing you think you don’t have enough of, our More

Why rewards can backfire

The Guardian: Here’s a story about a man with a machiavellian genius for psychological manipulation. (It comes from the US educator Alfie Kohn, so I’ll Britishise it here.) This man is elderly and lives near a school. Every afternoon a group of pupils subject him to merciless taunts as they walk More