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Here’s a short video covering a long-debated question.
…might not be what you’d expect. My prediction would have been that if I have a glass of wine before I learn some new vocabulary words, I won’t learn those words as well as I would have fully sober. That prediction,
In this 20 minute video, James Kaufman explains how researchers define creativity, and how they measure it. He also discusses the limitations on both the definitions and the measurements. (Note, too, the dexterous water-bottle management.) Although he title of this
Because brains are so complicated, people who explain them routinely search for analogies. Your brain is like a muscle: practice makes it grow stronger. Your brain is like an orchestra, and the prefrontal cortex is the conductor. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor
If you’re a Learning and the Brain devotee, you may have heard about p-values; you may even have heard about the “p-value crisis” in the social sciences — especially psychology. This white paper by Fredrik deBoer explains the problem, offers some
Five years later, economics blogger Jason Collins rereads–and rereviews–Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow.