Also: do you spend more time thinking about the past, the present, or the future?
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Relevant Research & References
Here’s where you can learn more about the people and ideas in this episode:
- Marie Kondo, tidying expert and star of the show, “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo.”
- Harry G. Frankfurt, professor of philosophy at Princeton University.
- Philip Zimbardo, professor of psychology at Stanford University.
- Stanley Milgram, former professor of social psychology at Harvard University.
- Daniel Kahneman, professor of psychology at Princeton University.
- Philip Tetlock, professor of management and psychology at the University of Pennsylvania.
- “Digital hoarding behaviours: Underlying motivations and potential negative consequences,” by George Sweeten, Elizabeth Sillence, and Nick Neave (Computers in Human Behavior, 2018).
- “What Is Hoarding Disorder?,” by Ranna Parekh (American Psychiatric Association, 2017).
- “A Wandering Mind Is an Unhappy Mind,” by Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert (Science, 2010).
- “Frankfurt’s Theory of Free Will & Alternative Possibilities,” by Stephen Griffith (2009).
- “An Analysis of Fire Incidents Involving Hoarding Households,” by Gregory Lucini, Ian Monk, and Christopher Szlatenyi (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2009).
- “The Paper Chase,” by Franz Lidz (The New York Times, 2003).
- “A Study of Prisoners and Guards in a Simulated Prison,” by Phil Zimbardo, Craig Janey, and Curtis Banks (International Journal of Criminology and Penology, 1973).
- Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner.