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  • 13 Feb 2024
    Gerd Gigerenzer

    The Intelligence of Intuition

    Intuition is an ultimate experience, beyond words: We know more than we can tell. This phenomenon upsets many who believe in rationality as a purely conscious activity. People often confuse intuition with a sixth sense or the arbitrary judgments of inept decision makers. But intuition is neither caprice nor irrationality; it is unconscious intelligence based […]

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  • 30 Aug 2022
    Mark Bartholomew

    What Is Art?

    What is art? That’s at the heart of a copyright dispute involving two artists who both did the same thing: tape a banana to a wall. A federal court in Florida waded into the issue in July. Beginning his opinion with the question, “Can a banana taped to a wall be art?,” a Miami judge […]

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  • 27 Jan 2021
    Richard S. Marken

    The Study of Living Control Systems: A Guide to Doing Research on Purpose

    How should we go about trying to understand the behavior of people and other living organisms? One way is to look for its causes. This is the approach taken by most scientific psychologists and is the one taught in most courses on research methods in psychology. Using this approach, the causes of behavior are inferred […]

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  • 24 Sep 2020
    David A. Ellis

    Smartphones within Psychological Science

    Smartphones within Psychological Science provides a comprehensive insight into where psychology has benefited, struggled and failed when it comes to understanding or using mobile technologies as part of the research process.    Technological innovation has allowed psychologists to make exciting advances in almost every area of the discipline. Today, researchers across health, social, personality and […]

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  • 11 Jun 2020
    Ralph L. Keeney

    Give Yourself a Nudge

    Your decisions collectively empower you to create the life that you desire. If you want to improve your professional skills, enhance a relationship, eat a more healthy diet, contribute more at work, or mentor young people, you need to make decisions. Your decisions turn your plans into reality and improve the quality of your life. […]

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  • 27 Nov 2019
    Jon F. Wergin

    Social Polarization: Neither Hopeless nor Inevitable

    “Our nation is being torn apart; truth is questioned.” Dr. Fiona Hill, former official at the U.S. National Security Council, in testimony given to the congressional inquiry into presidential impeachment, November 21, 2019. Like many others, I’m disheartened by the escalating intolerance of worldviews other than one’s own.  Reasoned arguments based on data have little […]

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  • 21 Aug 2017
    Merim Bilalić

    Cambridge Author Predicts Mayweather vs McGregor Using Neuroscience

    Merim Bilalić author of The Neuroscience of Expertise analyses the up and coming richest boxing match in history and predicts the outcome using neuroscience theory.

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  • 15 Jun 2017
    Maarten Derksen

    How to be Irresistible

    Originally posted on Tact Technology In commercials for AXE deodorant, popular with adolescent boys, its qualities are always advertised in roughly the same way: by showing that a man – however unattractive – becomes irresistible to women when he smells of AXE. This modern variation on the love potion illustrates the kind of fantasy of control […]

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