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Art Markman is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin who has written over 150 papers on reasoning, decision making, and motivation. He blogs regularly for sites including Psychology Today, Huffington Post, and YouBeauty.com.
He is the author of Smart Thinking and Habits of Leadership. His next book, Smart Change, comes out in January, 2014. Smart Change explores the science behind the way the motivational system works and provides specific tools people can use to improve their behavior.
For more information, please visit smartthinkingbook.com.
Entries by Art Markman
There are all kinds of strategies for thinking about time that aim to inspire. We often look forward in order to envision the life we want and then use that aspiration to create a plan to create our future. Of course, we are also cautioned to “live in the present” so that we do not allow precious hours to slip away. After all, tomorrow never comes, it is always today. But, I would like to suggest a different orientation. At least once a year, it is important to take a lesson from research on regret. When you ask young people… Read more.
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Consider just how often you tell stories. On a daily basis, you express yourself to family and friends, as well as strangers via social media. What should be a source of bliss -- creativity -- can also generate confusion and doubt, even paralysis. That's because it matters what stories you tell and how you tell them. In this new course, Dan Millman and Sierra Prasada connect you with your inner storyteller. Whether you're a writer, artist, or innovator, you'll find greater creative and personal fulfillment thanks to their groundbreaking approach. Dan and Sierra offer guidance and encouragement to help you push through common blocks to writing or any form of creativity. They demystify the process without dispelling the magic. The hard-won truths they articulate, and the innovative exercises they present, will light your way and enrich your practice.