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We Live in the Age of Burnout. Here is What Helps.

Society has made a profound transformation in the 21st century. Along with globalization and the digital revolution, also work has changed. In the past, we had a society that ran on discipline. People in factories were openly exploited and kept… Continue Reading →

The Quick and Dirty Guide of How the Brain Works

“One of the difficulties in understanding the brain is that it is like nothing so much as a lump of porridge.” – Richard L. Gregory   The brain is annoyingly hard to understand. Maybe this guide helps a little. If… Continue Reading →

The State of Artificial Intelligence

When I started my Bachelor studies of cognitive science, older semesters recommended us young freshmans to read a book. This book was described as “the bible of cognitive science”. And the promise was that, by reading the gospel, we will… Continue Reading →

Did Physics Prove that we Don’t have Free Will?

Why are some people even questioning that we have free will? Isn‘t it, like the great French philosopher René Descartes argued, simply self-evident that our will is free? Isn’t it absurd to believe, we do not make real decisions, given… Continue Reading →

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