Why Money Doesn’t Buy Meaning

Sometimes psychologists do try to tackle the big questions. We might not be willing (or equipped) to speculate about the ¬†true meaning of life, but we can try to determine what might lead more people in one nation to say “yes” to one simple question: Do you feel your life has an important purpose or…

The New Contemplative Science

The “monkey business illusion” makes a very dramatic point of how much we can miss when our attention is on something else (and if you haven’t already, make sure you watch it before you continue reading). But it’s not just when we’re driving that our attention is on our phones, and it is not just…