Bedletter Ep. 32 – The Psychological Science Accelerator

The field of psychology is ever-striving to achieve the pin-point levels of accuracy that many other sciences enjoy. The Psychological Science Accelerator seeks to close that gap, bolstering the strength of psychological studies through globalization, accountability, and diversity. Listen to the full episode here!

Thought Wire – March 14/16/17, 2021

Daylight savings feels like humanity’s attempt to obtain some form of control over the inescapable, ever-present factor of time. And at the end of the day, all we are left with is a pointless practice of springing forward or falling back twice a year. As if life wasn’t complicated enough already, lets throw in yet another meaningless annoyance that can actually cause some real problems, primarily if you were to forget or never even become informed of the date and time of the next daylight savings shift. I understand that it provides us with more daylight, technically speaking–as in, it will get darker later in the day, or at least we will think that it will, while in reality we just switched the label, not the actual event. The god of time is present in all matters of life, every minute and moment is another reminder of this. Similar in how you can say a word too many times and it becomes meaningless noise, or semantic satiation, if you think about the passage and inner workings of time, things starts to feel a slight bit uncomfortable.

A glimmer of hope shines brighter than all the darkness of despair.

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