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Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

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Dan Nixon
Writer, London

Dan Nixon is a freelance writer and leads Perspectiva's initiative into the workings of the attention economy. He is also a senior researcher at the Mindfulness Initiative. Previously, during his time working at the Bank of England, his essays on mindfulness and economics were picked up by The Sunday Times, The Economist and The Guardian, among others. He lives in London.

Written by Dan Nixon