How to Prime Insight

Interesting piece on on how to trick oneself into creativity over at Psycasm. I thought the best bit was below: In a seperate papar, Chrysikou (2006), looked at how best to train insight. It seems (from my understanding of the ...

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Every Word Matters

Consider the following: (1) Sally hates Mary. a. How likely is this because Sally is the kind of person who hates people? b. How likely is this because Mary is the kind of person whom people hate? Thus begins the ...

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Competing With Chinese Companies On Price

Great entry today over at China Law Blog: There’s a story I often tell clients regarding China pricing. Co-blogger, Steve Dickinson, is a long time friend of a very successful Chinese factory owner in Shandong Province. Steve visited his friend ...

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66 Days to Change Your Behavior

That’s according to some new research from Lally, P., van Jaarsveld, C., Potts, H., and Wardle, J. in the  European Journal of Social Psychology 10.1002/ejsp.674. From a review at the BPS Digest Blog: (the) team recruited 96 undergrads (mean age 27) ...

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New SCOTUS Term Begins Today

FYI – The Supreme Court of the United States begins its new term today. More than likely few of us will ever stand before the court or have any real dealings with highest judicial office in the land. However, that ...

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Site News: Three Months In

Bit of navel gazing here, back to our regularly scheduled posting shortly. Today marks 3 months of An Associate’s Mind! A few things all happened at the same time this week so I thought I’d highlight them: This is the 100th post. ...

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Sumo King on Litigation

Via Wrath of the Sumo King: Big Boss:  “Cheer up, you did what you could, the Client panicked” Me:  “The day you stop taking it hard that you got fcuked at trial is the day you need to shoot yourself”

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