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When You're Not You

“You just don’t seem your same self!” someone remarked with friendly concern. “What’s going on?”

What does it mean to be oneself? And, what does it mean not to be oneself? 859 more words

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Keeping the Mountaintop Experience Alive

I invite you, dear reader, to contribute to this list. It is prompted by an associate who asked me last week how to keep learning alive. 1,065 more words

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Our Knowledge of Averages is Below Average!

In 1954 Darrell Huff published How to Lie with Statistics. It is still in print (W. W. Norton). No lie!

One reason this book has legs is that Huff made everyday statistical concepts come alive and understandable through clever examples and illustrations. 985 more words

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To Each Her Own—A Call for Individualized Medicine

Behavioral Medicine is about the interaction of everyday behavior with medical treatment. One study, for example, found that more introverted persons tend to have longer hospital stays—they enjoy the relative quiet and inactivity. 1,095 more words

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