While studies describe the origin of No-Interruption Zones in hospitals as the Sterile Cockpit Rule in aviation, the practice actually has a far broader history.
🔥 Wild Analysis
Thoughts on invisible scripts in culture and science.
“The Zone” features prominently in contemporary sci-fi culture. In books, movies and games the zone is a space for people to project their ideas and dreams. Hospital safety managers can learn from this cultural phenomenon.
Many games have to design around characters that the player cannot talk to. Can hospitals learn from behavioural design tricks in video games in order to design medicine administration spaces that are not prone to interruptions?
I Will Teach You to be Rich traces closely scientific insights about how humans think. People should not be more aware of their spending. Instead, your finances should work automatically for you. Good habits are hard to maintain, so money should not rely on willpower.
As a PhD student, I should be defender of higher education, but two recent books have really shaken my confidence. Here, I compare the two recent books 'The Tyranny of Merit' and 'The Case Against Education'.