Posts Tagged: The New York Times Magazine

This Week in Short Fiction

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For a weekly dose of fiction, checking in at the New Yorker is probably business as usual for most, and this week it’s definitely worth scoping out Amelia Gray’s story, “Labyrinth.” It’s a story infused with Greek mythology, dark humor, and a little small-town creepiness besides. The story is one among many forthcoming in Gray’s April 2015 […]

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Finally, an Honest Answer to the Question “Can Women Have It All?”

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Judith Warner’s New York Times Magazine essay “The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In” may be the first mainstream think piece about women in the workforce that actually investigates all the subtleties of women’s career decisions without any reactionary politics between the lines. It also may be the first one that factors in race and class on […]

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“Decision Fatigue”

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The exhaustion of decision-making is now scientifically validated. This essay looks at how decision fatigue, or “ego depletion,” manifests, in examining settings such as the courtroom, the grocery store, and even Ceasar’s decision to march on Rome. Decision fatigue can significantly weaken will-power, lower glucose levels, making people being less likely to compromise and more […]

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