We have heard many pronouncements about how technology will profoundly change our lives in the future, so many pronouncements, in fact, that technology has become a 21st century panacea. It is the answer to all of our problems. It is a problem-solving tool in and of itself.
There is a chance that might be the case, and we can look forward to a future of abundance. But don’t bet on it, says Big Think Chief Economist Daniel Altman. We still have to work at the little things.
Combining years of neurological research and mindfulness techniques, Dr. Heather Berlin helps us better understand how the body’s most complex organ can easily be misled into negative thinking - and how we can stop that from happening.