‘Mise en Place’: How to Become More Efficient in the Kitchen and in Life

  Mise en place (pronounced ‘meezon-plas’) is a French term which means “putting in place”. It’s most frequently used in a culinary context, where it signifies that you should prepare all the necessary utensils and ingredients before you start cooking. This simple concept is one of the most effective tools used by chefs and amateur cooks, which …

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The Illusion of Transparency: Why You’re Not as Obvious as You Think You Are

  The illusion of transparency is a cognitive bias which causes people to believe that their thoughts and emotions are more apparent to others than is actually the case. For example, the illusion of transparency can cause people who feel nervous about public speaking to overestimate the degree to which their nervousness is noticed by the …

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