psychology

Why we Actually Want to Jump: The Call of the Void Explained

You know that feeling of being on the edge of a high building or overlooking the railings of a bridge the thought suddenly comes to your mind- “jump!” Have you felt it too? Daniel Takyi explores the science behind the ‘High Place Phenomenon’ also known as ‘The Call of the Void.

A Radical New Way to Think About Poverty

Scarcity is gripping. When we experience scarcity of any kind, we become absorbed by it.  Our brains orient themselves automatically, axiomatically, towards unfulfilled needs.