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Talking to yourself ain't crazy (but you're doing it wrong) cover image

Talking to yourself ain't crazy (but you're doing it wrong)

August 7, 2015 by Dorian Minors

Talking to yourself is awesome. You've been doing it since you were two. Ever notice kids playing often talk themselves through what's happening? Say they were playing with a Tonka truck, it might...

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How conversation sparks intimacy

August 5, 2015 by Dorian Minors

Conversation is obviously a source of intimacy. But you mightn't expect it to be one of the predominant sources. Often we consider intimacy as a function of physical closeness. But intimicy is about relational closeness in any form. And conversation is an extremely powerful way to generate it.

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The power of touch - Four extraordinary effects cover image

The power of touch - Four extraordinary effects

July 31, 2015 by Dorian Minors

Human contact is an amazing thing. Just touching someone can have extraordinary effects on people. It's been shown to release all sorts of chemicals and have all sorts of cognitive effects. In this...

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How to get people to pay attention

July 29, 2015 by Dorian Minors

You can't process everything that you can sense. It's not possible. Think of all the things that are coming in from outside. The sounds, smells, sights. It would be like drinking from a firehose....

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