I Know How You’re Feeling, I Read Chekhov

I Know How You’re Feeling, I Read Chekhov

I wonder if this study would change by reading literary poetry vs. popular poetry…

A new study found that reading literary fiction leads to better performance on tests of empathy, social perception and emotional intelligence.

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Let’s Fight Big Pharma’s Crusade to Turn Eccentricity Into Illness | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Let’s Fight Big Pharma’s Crusade to Turn Eccentricity Into Illness | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

We are homogenizing our crops and homogenizing our people. And Big Pharma seems intent on pursuing a parallel attempt to create its own brand of human monoculture. With an assist from an overly ambitious psychiatry — given tomorrow’s impending release of the DSM-5 — all human difference is being t…