How to Make Smarter Decisions About What You Eat

Forming opinions about things is a process of noticing good/bad information until we’ve crossed a magical “I have decided what I think about this thing!” threshold. When you’re selecting between two different kinds of food—a salad or a brownie—how do you decide what to eat? Your choices depend on the marbles you pick up, information…

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How to Learn About a New Field

I’ve been a freelance journalist, knowledge broker, and fact-finder for years. If my education credentials actually reflected my knowledge, at the very least, I’d have a Master’s Degree in Googling Stuff. Let’s take something I don’t know anything about, but that I’d like to learn as much about as quickly as possible. Since I just…

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