Category: Volume 17

Free Time

by Note: In this edition of e-quilibrium, the terms “free time,” “leisure time,” and “discretionary time” are used interchangeably with reference to hours in the day that a person can spend doing what they want. “Time famine” refers to the…

Overconfidence

by Daniel Kahneman, PhD, is one of the world’s preeminent psychologists and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002. Author of the best-selling book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, his research to better understand cognitive biases is where he…

Practice

by Most people like to have some opportunity to prepare for new situations or tasks. In preparation for an important job interview, an individual might practice with a friend or family member. Teenagers go through a driver’s education course prior…

Commuting

by Among the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic was that employees whose job responsibilities allowed a work-from-home arrangement made this transition. Less time spent commuting and less urban traffic congestion were among the benefits of many individuals working from home.…

Age Identity

by Volume 17, Number 6 June 2021 How old do you feel? This is the most common question used to assess subjective age, as distinct from chronological age. Feeling younger than one’s actual age has been associated with better physical…