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A note from Dame Jenny Abramsky, Chair of the Heritage Lottery Fund, addressing the Heritage Exchange 2014 event, in partnership with the RSA, aiming to help collectively consider the way ahead for the next generation of heritage thinking.
Andrew Morley FRSA argues that those advocating restricting the wearing of the veil in court should tread carefully.
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.
The first renaissance was about loss of belief in authority. Today, as faith in our institutions declines, Rolf Jensen and Mika Aaltonen FRSAs argue we need a second.
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.
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.
Mark Thriscutt FRSA suggests emphasising personal responsibility to tackle individual and organisational misbehavior.
Renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our ‘divided brain’ has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and society.
Emma Worley asks whether lessons in morality can be considered within the curriculum review
Fusing sociology, psychoanalysis and philosophy, Professor Renata Salecl shows that individual choice is rarely based on a simple rational decision with a predictable outcome.
In this RSA Animate, Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings
Clem Henricson FRSA examines the question of what part morality plays in our evolution.
UK’s universities are uniquely placed to increase tolerance in an interconnected world, writes Richard Brown FRSA
Kamaljeet Gill re-evaluates the perceived objectivity of migrant birth rates to call for renewed debate on racial equality.
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.
As the next great wave of capitalist economic development takes hold, cities will once again be great centres of wealth creation, technological advances and artistic innovation, says John Montgomery FRSA
Benjamin Franklin Medal winner Elizabeth Gould talks to Matthew Taylor about how experience influences the brain
Michael Thompson and Matthew Taylor discuss how cultural theory can offer a new economic paradigm.
Professor Steven Pinker talks to Jonathan Carr-West about evolutionary psychology and cognition.