Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Improve your negotiation skills

It seems empathy is not a good thing when it comes to negotiations…

Inside a deal

May 1st 2008
From The Economist print edition

It pays to get inside your opponents’ heads rather than their hearts
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May 1, 2008 Posted by | decision making, economics, emotions, psychology | , | Leave a comment

Practical advice on how to remember better

More on better memory from the same issue of Wired — some practical advice (excerpts only):

WIRED MAGAZINE: 16.05

Get Smarter: 12 Hacks That Will Amp Up Your Brainpower

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How to remember better

From Wired magazine:

The Memory Master: Want to Remember Everything You’ll Ever Learn? Surrender to This Algorithm

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May 1, 2008 Posted by | brain | , , | 4 Comments