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Why Daydreamers Are More Creative Why Daydreamers Are More Creative In 1966, my mentor and colleague, Jerome L. Singer , published his seminal book, " Daydreaming: An Introduction to the Experimental Study of Inner Experience ." Since then, the scientific study of daydreaming has taken off. A key theme that has emerged is the striking continuity between nightdreaming and daydreaming and the ability of creative people to harness this continuity. Neuroscience has allowed us to take this research to new, creative heights that were unimaginable when Singer published his book in '66.
What's a Shy, Geeky, Nice Guy to Do? The Case of Rebecca Watson " " -- Ke$ha {*style:<i> The Datum </i>*}: Skepchick Rebecca Watson gave a talk in Ireland on being sexualized as a feminist skeptic. After the talk, she drank and chatted with her fellow conference attendees. It hits 4am and she announced she's tired and is heading to bed. What's a Shy, Geeky, Nice Guy to Do? The Case of Rebecca Watson

Why Atheism Will Replace Religion

Atheists are heavily concentrated in economically developed countries, particularly the social democracies of Europe (Barber, 2012). In underdeveloped countries, there are virtually no atheists . Atheism is thus a peculiarly modern phenomenon. Why do modern conditions produce atheism? First, as to the distribution of atheism in the world, a clear pattern can be discerned. In sub-Saharan Africa there is almost no atheism (Zuckerman, 2007). Why Atheism Will Replace Religion