Low volume music promotes healthier food choices; so does high-pitched music. What is most amazing is why are these effects happening. Read on.
An excellent piece on "How the human brain stays young even as we age" by Quartz
We try to compensate for the lack of control we experience in romantic crushes with seeking more variety in consumption. Choice "is considered a form of exerting control over and mastering one's environment", thus looking for and experiencing variety increases our sense of independence and agency.
Saul Leiter, nostalgia, and street photography
We perceive others are being more trustworthy when we see them at eye-level. In both of the other options (from below or above) trustworthiness is consistently lower; it doesn't matter whether we look at people from below or from above - we trust them less.
A beautifully written, important, and thought-provoking piece on memory and how it links to the broader context we live in. https://thecorrespondent.com/115/how-the-things-we-dont-remember-shape-us-just-as-much-as-those-we-do/1541221605-f2f4eecc
In the heat of the global warming and climate change debate more and more companies are adopting environmentally friendly policies. Consumers are following suit of course, yet tons of plastic and other potentially recyclable materials still go un-recycled every day. What's to be done to make people more likely to recycle?