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Decision fatigue: why willpower is a limited resource, and why we succumb to sweets

Blog, Food, Psychology, The body

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Constantly making decisions is tiring, and now there is scientific evidence that suggests why this is so. Jian Ghomeshi inteviewed New York Times science writer John Tierney on the CBC this morning on a column that Tierney recently wrote about “decision fatigue”. It’s a fascinating concept, and one that is consistent with many people’s experience.

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My Vancouver (a.k.a. Vancouver for cheap)

Blog, Food, Vancouver

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While visitors can probably get a lot of useful information from the Tourism Vancouver website, here’s my own collection of the things that I’ve liked to see and do in Vancouver. This guide maps out some of the stuff that’s a bit more hidden away (and cheaper than what’s available downtown!). It’s a tribute to the Vancouver I know and love.

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Stuff to see in Vancouver

Advocacy, Art, Blog, Communities, Dance, Food, Movement, New Media, Performance, Technology, Vancouver

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As the social events coordinator at the GSA SIAT, it’s my job to organize events for the grad students. It also give me a chance to advertise cool things being put on by friends and colleagues. Here’s a few of them.

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