Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck describes how a debilitating fixed mindset bias can be inadvertently reinforced by praising someone in the wrong way.
York psychologist Ellen Bialystok on how neuroplasticity directly addresses the debate of to what extent our thoughts are influenced by the language we speak.
Northeastern University psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett on how harnessing theory of knowledge can deepen one’s understanding of emotions.
Developing Understanding relates a series of expert insights on the nature of knowledge and techniques for attaining it.
Extending Experience emphasizes the vital role our past experiences play in shaping our current understanding.
Testing Theories investigates ten different perspectives associated with the process of gaining knowledge by testing our theories.
Encountering Assumptions highlights the numerous biases and assumptions that are regularly encountered during the search for knowledge.
Making Models examines various aspects of how models are constructed and applied across different disciplines in the arts and sciences.
Renowned memory scientist Elizabeth Loftus describes her groundbreaking research on the malleability of memory.
UNC Chapel Hill social psychologist Barbara Fredrickson describes how positive emotions help us to better understand and adapt to the world around us.
Psychologist Diana Deutsch, UC San Diego, and her investigations into how we experience sound and music.