In his new book, David DeSteno explores how certain prosocial emotions, such as gratitude, compassion, and pride, can help us succeed in life when things like rationality and willpower power fall short.
If you’re reading this on your computer, you might be listening to music too. Maybe you have the TV on in the background, and your phone is by your side as you wait for an important text.
It happened almost every night around 10 p.m. Some other part of my consciousness would guide my fingers towards other apps as if I was navigating a Ouija board.