A collection of 35 posts

Your Mind Isn’t Confined to Your Brain

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.

The Mysterious Meaning of Déjà Vu

About two-thirds of people have experienced déjà vu in their lifetimes, but for something that's such a common experience, the phenomenon is still shrouded in mystery.

Why Americans don’t trust experts

How a society that is so good at creating knowledge can be so bad at applying it. Why don’t Americans trust the experts?

Could Suicidal Behaviors Be the Result of Evolution?

Some psychologists believe suicide and depression can be strategic. One in six Americans will suffer a major depressive disorder at some point in life.1 That word—disorder—characterizes how most of us see depression. It’s a breakdown, a flaw in the system, something to be remedied and moved

Change Is Loss

Even after reading all of the greatest hits in the change management literature, I somehow missed the punchline: people experience change as loss.

Carl Jung & The Red Book

Features the preeminent psychoanalyst Carl G. Jung’s famous Red Book, which records the creation of the seminal theories that Jung developed after his 1913 split with Sigmund Freud, and explores its place in Jung’s work through related items from the Library’s collections. Speaker Biography: Jung scholar Sonu