Well? Can you avoid mistakes in all these areas? Reasoning Evaluating Remembering Decision making Other cognitive processes Mistakes often occur as a result of keeping one's preferences and beliefs, regardless of contrary truthful information. Perhaps you have considered yourself a sound decision-maker? Do you know that we are ALL susceptible to … [Read more...] about Do You Think You Can Think Accurately?
In general, society needs to pay a lot more attention to science. And especially science we might not like to hear. The stuff that makes us feel uncomfortable. Why? Because science is factual and ignoring it can mean 'worse science' applies, or will apply; such as sickness, loss of productivity, early death and more. The 'more' has got to be better than early death, right? … [Read more...] about 14 Scientific Reasons To Disconnect At The Weekend
The festive holiday and new year season is, for many people, a time of argumentative discussions, disagreements and stress; which can have nasty undertones - a minefield for relationships. Here's information about how you can improve your relationships this festive season. One of the key life principles I use is learning from experts, from some of the best available. For … [Read more...] about Enjoy Better Relationships With Fewer Arguments And Less Stress This Holiday Season
The 'big bad wolf' has had a bum rap; an undeserved bad name. In our culture we are subconsciously conditioned to fear the wolf, and to see wolves as bad. It's wrong and has exacerbated persecution of wolves. The Little Red Riding Hood story is the source of some of this conditioning, which has affected multitudes from a young age. Stuff we learn when we are young can get … [Read more...] about Be Wary Of The ‘Big Bad Person’ At The Grocery Store
Buying gifts for the festive season, birthdays, or other occasions, can be a difficult, stressful and time-consuming 'chore' for many people. Here's a way of making your gift giving easier, quicker and more thoughtful - showing that you care. Your relationships will benefit, and your life will improve. Who doesn't want better relationships? Ok...not all of … [Read more...] about Enhance Your Relationships With An Easy, Thoughtful, Fast Way To Buy Gifts That Show You Care.
A long time ago I realised that 'economising' on sleep was not a good idea; partly because it violates 'natural law'. Here is an interesting article which, among other things, says: "People who lack the right amount of sleep suffer a reduction in their cognitive abilities without really being conscious of it". Scientists using smartphone app to study slumber patterns warn … [Read more...] about Should We Say “Hey Sleepy” Instead Of “Hey Stupid”?