Drake Baer

Senior writer at Thrive Global covering the brain and social sciences.

Drake is a senior writer at Thrive Global. Formerly New York Magazine, Business Insider, Fast Company.
Displaying stories 1-24 of 159 in total
Corporate//

The Psychology Of Tech Addiction and Why Going Cold Turkey Doesn’t Work

by Drake Baer
Corporate//

The Science Of How Sleep Changes Your Brain, From Infancy To Old Age

by Drake Baer
Corporate//

The Father Of Mindfulness on What Mindfulness Has Become

by Drake Baer
Corporate//

Neuroscientists Found a 14-Second Life Hack For Handling Stress

by Drake Baer
Corporate//

What I Learned From My First Half Marathon

by Drake Baer
Science//

The Science Of Personality Change is Surprisingly Hopeful

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

How Shonda Rhimes Starts Her Creative Process

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

Brené Brown on Why Everyone Needs a ‘Brain Trust’

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

The Simple Way a Buddhist Teacher Measures Spiritual Progress

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

The Psychological Link Between Trauma And Work Addiction

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

Why A Top Couples’ Therapist Says Our “Religion Of Romantic Love” Is Making Relationships Harder

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

The Question Jeff Bezos Asked Himself Before Launching Amazon

by Drake Baer
Unplug & Recharge//

Here’s Evidence That Emoticons Mean Different Things Around the World

by Drake Baer
Well-Being//

One Statistic Helps Explain Japan’s Devastating Overwork Problem

by Drake Baer
Well-Being//

Psychologists Explain Why Texting In Relationships Is So Amazingly Complicated

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

These 3 German Words Sum Up How You Feel About Manafort’s Indictment

by Drake Baer
Well-Being//

There Are 4 Ways to Resolve Relationship Conflicts, and 3 Are Toxic

by Drake Baer
Well-Being//

Why The Cure For Loneliness May Be Caring For Other People

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

Einstein Fit His ‘Theory Of Happiness’ Into Just Two Sentences

by Drake Baer
Time Well Spent//

When Does Facebook Start To Make You Unhappy?

by Drake Baer
Invest In Yourself//

2 Psychological Reasons Many High Earners Barely Have Anything Saved

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

5 Things That Psychology Says Predicts Divorce

by Drake Baer
Wisdom//

This is How You Raise Successful Teens

by Drake Baer
Well-Being//

How Texting is Linked to Better—or Worse—Relationship Satisfaction

by Drake Baer

Sign up for the Thrive Global newsletter

Will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

Thrive Global
People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.

- MARCUS AURELIUS

We use cookies on our site to give you the best experience possible. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to this use. For more information on how we use cookies, see our Privacy Policy.