Not Just the ‘Lady with the Lamp’

My life’s work is just not being seen as this angelic lady with the lamp’. It was late 1850’s and Florence Nightingale had just come back to England after her services as the director of Nurses at a field hospital in the Crimean War. She and her team of young nurses were horrified to confront theContinue reading “Not Just the ‘Lady with the Lamp’”

My Curse of Knowledge

Around the 1990’s, Elizabeth Newton, a graduate student in psychology at Stanford University designed a simple experiment to illustrate a powerful concept. She assigned people one of the two roles – ‘Tapper’ or ‘Listener’. The Tappers were asked to pick a set of easy songs like ‘Happy Birthday’ or ‘Jingle Bells’ that they must tap onContinue reading “My Curse of Knowledge”