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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.