How Advice Doesn’t Help and Neither Do Principles Nor Theories

Advice: Don’t solve other people’s problems. Theory: Solving people’s problems robs them of their opportunity to grow. Principle: Helping people means giving them the chance to succeed for themselves. Action: “I can’t do this for you. You can do this and I believe in you.” There are a few things we can learn by taking […]

Why No One Cares About Iowa, And Why Everyone Should Be Like Iowa

No one cares about Iowa. Specifically, I’m talking about the University. And specifically, I’m talking about people who aren’t interested in the neuroscience program. And, of course, specifically, I’m talking about people who aren’t interested in the neuroscience of decision-making. Because it was here, at The University of Iowa, that the Iowa Gambling Task was developed. […]