The Nappuccino

The most efficient nap is the nappuccino. The caffeine won’t fully engage in your bloodstream for about twenty-five minutes, so drink up right before you lie down. If you’re not a coffee drinker, search online for an alternative drink that provides about two hundred milligrams of caffeine. (If you avoid caffeine, skip this step. Also reconsider your life choices.)

— Dan Pink’s tip on tackling the most of the mid day slump, from ‘When

The peak-end rule (& the duration neglect)

The rule says that when we remember assign the greatest weight to its most intense moment (the peak) and how it culminates (the end).

We downplay how long an episode lasts – Kahneman calls it “duration neglect” – and magnify what happens at the end.

—Dan Pink in ‘When

The internet we have vs the internet we need

It is hardly possible to overrate the value . . . of placing human beings in contact with persons dissimilar to themselves.” He then admitted, with some resignation, that this describes the Internet we should want, not the Internet we have.

How a Liberal Scholar of Conspiracy Theories Became the Subject of a Right-Wing Conspiracy Theory