Leidy Klotz

Author; associate professor and director, Convergent Behavioural Science Initiative, University of Virgina

Leidy Klotz on KCRW

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How to solve problems and create balance by subtraction

When we buy a new phone, bike, or car, we instinctively want all the bells and whistles.

from Life Examined

When we buy a new phone, bike, or car, we instinctively want all the bells and whistles.

How to solve problems and create balance by subtraction

When we buy a new phone, bike, or car, we instinctively want all the bells and whistles.

from Life Examined

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Ditching Friday night out? Subtracting things from your life can be beneficial, and science proves it

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