Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Can you train yourself to be an optimist?
Cognitive psychologist Elaine Fox from the University of Essex, UK, explores the ways in which we can retrain our brains to view the world with a positive outlook in her book Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain. New Scientist asked her why some people see the glass as half empty, and what techniques science offers us to change that perspective.