Doing Your Mind

Research, comments and musings about active minds.


Quality work, a review of Richard Sennett’s “The Craftsman”.

What is it about good workmanship that leaves us more fulfilled? Whether as the one producing or the one appreciating the quality of the work, there is something more to be said for work that is the product of commitment, discipline and care, rather than that of someone going through the motions. Work done for […]

The Psychological Environment, a review of Harry Heft’s “Ecological Psychology in Context”

This review is long overdue. It also worked out a little longer than I had initially intended, but here it is nonetheless. — It is disappointingly rare to see a psychologist making a genuine attempt at answering a question that is fundamental to the discipline. As an endeavour, Psychology is fragmented, a complex set of […]