Psychology, Social Psychology

Turn off the cameras

Be so good that they cannot ignore you Steve Martin, the famous hollywood comedian, said these words about ambition in performing arts. Performing arts is a heavily performance-driven occupation that thrives on reinvention, quick transitions, low recovery time and consistent development - much like sports. These occupations are often met with highs and lows, where… Continue reading Turn off the cameras

Developmental Psychology, Psychology

Back to Simplicity

Dieter Rams is a famous industrial designer who is revered world over as someone with unparalleled astuteness in design and an equally relevant wisdom to go with it. The computer and the phone that we use look the way they do because of Dieter Rams. Therefore, surprising as it sounds, he is vehemently against consumerism… Continue reading Back to Simplicity

Psychology, Social Psychology

Repair Vs Change

People respond differently to crisis, especially if it affects what they believe in or hold dear. These beliefs and 'realities' are at times seen as life-constant which when challenged may lead people to respond with extreme emotion. While the crisis may be episodic, deeply felt emotions register strongly and enhance the experience recursively. Human emotions… Continue reading Repair Vs Change