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Pay and benefits are not enough when it comes to employee satisfaction. Alexander Kjerulf FRSA argues that employers also need to make their staff happy.
There is currently an explosion of interest in mindfulness, crudely put, the paying of attention to the moment. Mark Leonard argues that simple but powerful mindfulness exercises and broader access to training in the workplace could help us harness the power of our demons for good.
The US election was defined as much by candidates’ perceived ability to empathise as economic policy, argues Mark Honigsbaum.
Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.
Jonathan Rowson shares his thoughts on James Gleick’s talk about information and its role in communication
In this RSA Animate, Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings
B G Yacobi explores how authentic we can be in 21st century society.
Matt Grist reviews some models of behaviour change and outlines the findings of new research published by the RSA
Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world. View the full video of Professor Philip Zimbardo’s talk at the RSA. Tweet
Acclaimed journalist, author and political activist Barbara Ehrenreich explores the darker side of positive thinking. This animation is inspired by her lecture at the RSA.
Barry C Smith FRSA asks what the neuroscientific experiments of Benjamin Libet tell us about the consciousness of our decisions – and whether it really matters
We need to rethink the political axiom that the UK can think its way to success and leave the dirty work of making things to others, argues Julian Dobson FRSA
The virtual reality pioneer turned digital dissenter has delivered one of the first analyses of digital culture worth criticising, suggests Nico Macdonald
Watch visual scribe Andrew Park’s interpretation of Matthew Taylor’s talk on how brain and behaviour research is increasingly being incorporated into political and policy debate.
Benjamin Franklin Medal winner Elizabeth Gould talks to Matthew Taylor about how experience influences the brain
Philosopher Mark Vernon discusses the Art of Living with Raymond Tallis, professor of geriatric medicine: can suffering be part of wellbeing?
Professor Steven Pinker talks to Jonathan Carr-West about evolutionary psychology and cognition.