Do it for the ‘Gram.

Why your outdated brain is making you unhappy and how to hack it.

Street Art by iHeart

Your brain: an outdated operating system.

Before Language:

Wait But Why: Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future (https://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html)

After Language:

Wait But Why: Neuralink and the Brain’s Magical Future (https://waitbutwhy.com/2017/04/neuralink.html)

How Instagram hacked your operating system to make you an addict.

Nir Eyal’s Hooked (https://www.nirandfar.com/hooked)

Rewards of the Tribe

Rewards of the Hunt

Rewards of the Self

Nir Eyal’s Hooked (https://www.nirandfar.com/hooked)

1. Trigger

2. Action

3. Variable Reward

4. Investment

Nir Eyal’s Hooked (https://www.nirandfar.com/hooked)

Why your Instagram addiction makes you depressed.

What But Why: Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy (https://waitbutwhy.com/2013/09/why-generation-y-yuppies-are-unhappy.html)

How to rewrite our operating system for happiness and high performance.

Diet

Exercise

Meditation

Sleep

Relationships

Rewiring Your Brain

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