All Sites Stack Overflow Stack Overflow Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers Server Fault Server Fault Cognitive Biases 101, with Peter Baumann Biases are good for you, says the musician and cognitive behavior researcher: "They really guide us in a broader sense so that we don’t hurt ourselves, you know, bias towards feeling solid ground rather than wobbling ground. The interesting thing is really not to try to do away with these biases but to really recognize them and not to see them as something negative." Peter Baumann: Well biases are one of the most interesting phenomena in evolution and I would go as far as saying there’s nothing that’s not a bias. I mean we are biased to live in a certain temperature range and we prefer sweet food to over bitter food. So biases are essential.
Myth: The "Ancient Solfeggio Frequencies" In various online sources, a series of frequencies are listed as "The Ancient Solfeggio Frequencies" as been revealed by Dr. Joseph Puleo and Leonard G. Horowitz. English Dictionary online LEXILOGOS •Oxford (compact) English dictionary • Oxford (advanced learners) English dictionary & American English • Macmillan: English dictionary Parents' Guide to Inside Out - Paul Ekman Group, LLC Inside Out is Pixar’s widely popular movie which focuses on emotions and family dynamics. This wondrous, funny, beautiful, and ground breaking film provides a unique view into how parents and children relate. Inside Out recently won a host of awards, including the Golden Globe and Annie Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
5 Brainwashing Tricks That Work No Matter How Smart You Are #2. Everyone Has the Same Moral Code, They Just Use It Differently Win McNamee/Getty Images News/Getty Images Question: Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion Transcript Sam Harris: What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a point that many philosophers have made – Thomas Nagel, John Sorrell, David Chalmers.
Rapid Detoxification of the Third Eye (Pineal Gland) By Estella Hoad | Rise Earth — I mentioned earlier in my post about Pre-Cleansing and Intent Setting, one of my goals is to detoxify and decalcify my Pineal Gland. I want to share this information because it is something that has completely inspired me. Here’s a little bit of background first! The Pineal Gland (from wikipedia): “The pineal gland (also called the pineal body, epiphysis cerebri, epiphysis, conarium or the third eye) is a small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain. It produces the serotonin derivative melatonin, a hormone that affects the modulation of wake/sleep patterns and seasonal functions.
10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World Reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think. Some of the things that we accept as true at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have made every effort to change our common perceptions of it. The 10 examples below will show you what I mean. 1. The Backfire Effect: The Psychology of Why We Have a Hard Time Changing Our Minds by Maria Popova How the disconnect between information and insight explains our dangerous self-righteousness. “Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind,” I wrote in reflecting on the 7 most important things I learned in 7 years of Brain Pickings. It’s a conundrum most of us grapple with — on the one hand, the awareness that personal growth means transcending our smaller selves as we reach for a more dimensional, intelligent, and enlightened understanding of the world, and on the other hand, the excruciating growing pains of evolving or completely abandoning our former, more inferior beliefs as we integrate new knowledge and insight into our comprehension of how life works. That discomfort, in fact, can be so intolerable that we often go to great lengths to disguise or deny our changing beliefs by paying less attention to information that contradicts our present convictions and more to that which confirms them.