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Tag: OCD

“Incantations” by Samantha Jones

Art by Samantha Jones: “Items that are typically ordinary and forgettable may become nuclei of stress and fixation for people with OCD. The ink sketch, Home sweet home, depicts one perspective of a home defined by its stressors. The distortion and repetition of items emphasizes the disproportionate amount of attention dedicated to checking behaviours.… Read more ““Incantations” by Samantha Jones”

“Bounded Rationality” by Arnav Sood

Mathematicians say that a map f: (X, \rho_x) —> X between metric spaces is a contraction if it brings points closer together. If a contraction is sufficiently strong, it is known to have a fixed point, or a point such that f(x) = x.

Your life shrinks.… Read more ““Bounded Rationality” by Arnav Sood”

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