Taking Care of the Future You

Angela Chen wrote an interesting piece in the January 1 edition of the Wall Street Journal on decision making. According to University of Toronto psychologist Keith Stanovich, very smart people often make irrational decisions.  Why? According to researchers it is that...
Understanding Risk

Understanding Risk

I grew up in Oklahoma. My first memory of storms was as a preschooler. My mother took us to see her parents. We drove through a storm. The next day we learned that the storm had generated a tornado nearby that had done some damage. I understood from the way the...