The Impact of Facial Recognition on My Self-Image

Recently I've met two people who cannot remember a person's face after they meet them—one of them said she had full-blown prosopagnosia. This led me to two thoughts: 1-What a blessing it is to recognize people's faces. I usually take this for granted, but speaking with these people reminds me not to. 2-My life would … Continue reading The Impact of Facial Recognition on My Self-Image

Social Comparison and Childhood Ping Pong Tournaments

Last week my husband started an online course in coding. As I listened in to the introductory portion of his class, I was so intimated by all the other participants—finance, researchers, startup founders—comparing myself (and, by extension, my loved ones) to others has always been a weakness of mine, and I'm still working on it! … Continue reading Social Comparison and Childhood Ping Pong Tournaments