Kim Beneyton

Why dogs are so special

Why dogs are so special

Research reveals the unique capability of dogs to understand humans. One look at our face while carefully listening to our voice and they can make sense of our emotional state.

Error is the key to success

Error is the key to success

What to do when facing a situation we’re not familiar with? Too many unknown elements to react intuitively. That’s when we need to pause and think about a new plan. And then, just try and see?

What time is it in your brain?

What time is it in your brain?

Have you noticed how, depending on the context, sometimes time flies, and other times it seems to drag? Unravelling the mystery of how the brain keeps track of time is key to understanding how our state of mind affects not only what we perceive but how we perceive it.

Too much to sense at once

Too much to sense at once

Imagine that every detail you see, hear or smell triggers your thoughts simultaneously. From every tiny inscription on the packaging to all the massive sales signs, from a nearby whisper to the distant traffic… It is all too much to sense at once: this is what sensory overload feels like.

Real me vs Virtual me

Real me vs Virtual me

Nowadays, the anonymization and greater social distance involved in online social interactions appear to facilitate misbehavior and a lack of empathy. Why is it easier to ignore, criticize, or mock people when online?

The embodiment of sex and gender

The embodiment of sex and gender

It is believed that children start to feel their sex identity and express their own gender by the age of three. However, if we consider that gender/sex identity is not something that you build from one day to the next, one question remains: how and when do we start embodying our gender/sex?

What a surprising feeling

What a surprising feeling

Imagine that it’s Christmas and, as every year, you ask for money— no risk of being disappointed and you can buy whatever you want with it. But it doesn’t quite feel the same as if you’d received a surprise, does it?

Work & Holidays – the two don’t mix

Work & Holidays – the two don’t mix

Who’s never felt the urge to work during holidays? Setting boundaries between work and time off can be challenging. But maybe we should consider taking a break as also part of the job. An opportunity to step back, think differently, and take time for yourself and others.

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