FRIDAY BITES – 15/02/2013

Here we are again – another collection of unrelated, interesting links that we wanted to share and hope you find interesting. Happy Friday!

The Electric Typewriter “Great articles and essays by the world’s best journalists and writers” – does what it says on the tin!

Eating disorders can be beaten – tell everyone. It’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week and the charity Mind have written this inspirational blog.

This video from TEDtalks, What makes us happy?, is all about how to… well… make yourself happy – smile people smile 🙂

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she’d never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital to be treated for depression. This is her memoir: Girl, interrupted.

And, just because yesterday was Valentine’s Day – Lovers’ Hearts Beat in Sync.

Don’t trust everything you read! You probably knew that already but have a listen anyway – Molly Crockett: Beware neuro-bunk.

How Unconscious Processing Improves Decision-Making – the brain regions responsible for making decisions continue to be active, even when you’re “sleeping on it”.


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