Sparring Mind

Behavioral Psychology Blog

A Fresh Take on Creative Work
and Human Behavior

Hello, I’m Gregory Ciotti.

Ciotti

Greek philosopher Epicurus once said:

I write this not for the many, but for you; each of us is enough of an audience for the other.

Although my writing now reaches tens of thousands of subscribers, I’ve always tried to keep this principle in mind — to have each work give meaning to just one person.

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More about me? I studied developmental psych and neuroscience in college, I currently work for a software company, I talk with my hands, I have a loving Italian & Irish family, and I’m a fan of mediocre wine.

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