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Giving Thanks for The Law of Accelerating Returns

For the past few months, I’ve been diving into the world of show programming again, helping MediaPost put together the upcoming Email Insider Summit up in Park City. 624 more words

Behavior & Psychology

The Perpetually Frustrating Conversation About Sex Differences

Not long ago, a smattering of headlines trumpeted a new study showing that “breakups hurt more for women.” Researchers from SUNY-Binghamton and University College London had found that, in an online survey on “post-relationship grief,” women reported more intense distress. 1,556 more words

Step One. React.

We’re learning what it means to be forced to be reactive. Sometimes, as on Friday, november 13 at 9:20 pm CET in Paris, France, we react with horror. 600 more words

Behavior & Psychology

Social Anxiety Is Too Much of a Good Thing

Social anxiety has its benefits. As social creatures, it is perfectly rational for humans to desire being liked and fear being shamed. Indeed, ensuring one was well-liked by one’s tribe was once critical to one’s survival. 1,270 more words

Social Interaction

Homeostasis, personality, and life (part 2)

Warning: This post may get a little fuzzy, due to discussion of things like personality, psychology, and philosophy.

Yesterday we discussed homeostatic systems for normal organism/organization maintenance and defense… 2,470 more words


Journal Reviews of Social Bonding and Nurture Kinship

Reviews of my book Social Bonding and Nurture Kinship continue to appear in a range of academic journals. Here are some recent examples (with links to the originals); 408 more words

Maximilian Holland