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Finding the Sweet Spot

Derek van der Kooy

Seeing the Possibilities in Stem Cells

Racing Toward a Cure

Racing Toward a Cure

A Few “Sprinkles” Provide a Big Boost

A Few “Sprinkles” Provide a Big Boost

Our Vision

Dean Trevor Young,

MD, PhD, FRCPC, FCAHS

Optimism in Action or Optimism Inaction?

We all know the old expression: "the pessimist sees the glass half empty and the optimist sees the glass half full." But I've always felt that was a little too simplistic of a description of both of those mental attitudes. In fact, I've come to believe that "optimism," generally is a very misunderstood term. And don't even get me started on "pessimism."

What many people call "optimism" — this idea that "things always work out for the best" or that "the sun will rise again" — is really just a refusal to look at the facts.

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