Category Archives: Humor

The Law of Parsimony? Occam’s razor???

I majored in chemistry and psychology in college, and I have lots of fond memories about those days, as well as some really tough ones.  Like most of us at UNC-CH during the late 60’s and early 70’s I actually … Continue reading

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Motivation and chocolate cake

The more we anticipate public humiliation and guilt, the worse we’re likely to do when it comes to self-control. If we focus on the pride that comes from good behavior, we make better choices. By far.                   … Continue reading

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Are you quirky?

The short answer is “yes.” All of us are quirky. And that doesn’t mean weird–just a little unique. Kim John Payne, in his delightful book Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure … Continue reading

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