Can Optimism Move Us Forward on Wicked Problems?

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Description: Sometimes when a question about human behavior occurs to us it is rather easy to work out how we might do some research to find some possible answers to the question. Other times the questions we consider have a quality of wickedness. Wicked questions or problems are ones that seem to run and hide… Read more »

The Health Value of Optimism: Can We Get Past Correlation?

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Description: What do you think and what have your read or heard about the possibly contrasting life circumstances and futures of optimists and pessimists? The idea that it matters has been around forever (you know that some line, “grey skies are gonna clear up, put on a happy face”). Ah but what I hope you… Read more »