Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Crave and fear the new

Our brain craves the new when it triggers dopamine, but, as Anthony de Mello insight says, “We hate the new. We hate it! And the sooner we face up to that fact, the better. We don’t want new things, particularly when they’re disturbing, particularly when they involve change.” The new we crave doesn’t change us. […]