Lehrer makes a strong case that the age old concept of rationality versus emotions is a deceptive oversimplification and contrary to how the brain actually works. “Our best decisions are a finely tuned blend of both feeling and reason—and the precise mix depends on the situation.”Continue reading
We tell ourselves lies and alter our memories in ways large and small. Most often we do it to retain a semblance of control, at least in our minds, in a chaotic world.
Interestingly, this can be a good and a bad thing …Continue reading
An interesting and educational experience, full of fascinating research, tidbits and vignettes. All with the overarching theme that we are not quite as smart as we think we are and that much of our decision making process goes on without our even knowing it.Continue reading