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Information Overload: An addiction or just keeping up?

The Pew Research Center, in December 2016, put out a report that said around 20% of Americans feel overloaded by their choices in today’s information-saturated world. 253 more words

Oakland University


You said you needed me to almost insure your existence. I’m sure that this is what they meant by codependency.

You still rendered nightmares nightly, with reinforced doors against unseen persecutions. 77 more words


How people avoid information

Information avoidance: From health to politics, people select their own reality

We live in an unprecedented “age of information.” Dieters have access to nutritional information, people at risk of genetic disease can undergo cutting-edge medical tests and citizens in modern democracies have access to a wide range of news sources covering the entire political spectrum. 70 more words

Behavioral Economics

Are all emails created equal?

A Behavioral Economist Tries to Fix Email

Can anything be done to make people happier with their jobs? What can prevent people from overeating? Will people like beer with balsamic vinegar in it just because they’ve been told it contains a “secret ingredient”? 81 more words

Behavioral Economics

Reflections on a Sanity Day

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Today I am just going to share some reflections of a restful day off regarding friendship, family, and being deliberate rather than reactive in the way I get information. 562 more words

Loose Thoughts And Musings


Some others out there may have read that New York Times article about single-tasking, snarkily named “Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?)” and gotten a bit frustrated by the irony of an article about single-tasking containing no less than… 699 more words

Lenten Reminders

A Sermon for 5 March 2017 – First Sunday during Lent

A reading from the gospel of Matthew 4:1-11.  Listen for God’s word to us. 1,869 more words