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The Economist/1843

The scientists who make apps addictive

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The rise of behaviour design1843

The Guardian

The sugar conspiracy

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How the diet experts let us downThe Guardian

Financial Times

How the Mad Men lost the plot

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The ad industry’s existential crisisFinancial Times

The Economist/1843

Can talent-spotting be a science?

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The data or the hunchIntelligent Life

New Statesman

What makes Michael Gove tick?

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The polite assassinNew Statesman

The Guardian

The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

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A new science of teacher techniqueThe Guardian

New Statesman

How mistakes save lives

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An airline pilot’s mission to revolutionise healthcareNew Statesman

The Economist/1843

When a work of art is called ‘great’ is that simply because we’ve seen it more often?

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Why the Mona Lisa Stands Out Intelligent Life

Medium

It was my 42nd birthday this week. Here’s what I’ve learnt so far.

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42 Reflections On The Meaning Of LifeMedium

Medium

It’s cool to be critical of Malcolm Gladwell. But the truth is, he’s better than you think.

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Malcolm Gladwell Is Underrated Medium

Slate

Ambivalence is awesome. Or is it awful? Why sometimes it’s best to have conflicted feelings.

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Ambivalence Is Awesome Slate

The Economist/1843

The brain likes a challenge—and putting a few obstacles in its way may well boost its creativity.

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The Uses of Difficulty Intelligent Life (November-December 2012)

The Economist/1843

Sometimes, thinking is a bad idea. Dylan, Djokovic, and the case for unthinking.

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Non Cogito, Ergo SumThe Economist/1843 (May-Jun 2012)

Intelligent Life

Serendipity means more than a happy coincidence. And it’s under threat from the internet.

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In Search of SerendipityThe Economist/1843 (Jan–Feb 2012)

The Guardian

Amanda Knox was convicted of murder and her reputation sullied around the world, in large part because of her facial expressions and demeanour. Her story reveals how our instincts about others can be dangerously superficial.

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What’s In a FaceThe Guardian (Oct 2011)

Daily Mail

If your child lies at age three, be delighted.

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Don’t Fret About Telling Fibs, It’s What Makes Us HumanDaily Mail (May 2011)