Intuition in a blink of the eye

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Can we trust our intuition? Possibly. Some of the best and the worst decisions were based on intuition, especially highly creative or controversial ones. Many people have an extraordinary level of luck and intuition. Others are just never right. For more reading please see here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Practical advice If …

Do we trust science?

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The premise of science was a methodological search for the truth and the nature of the universe. Faith or philosophy claims something to be true because it was claimed by authorities and is logically consistent. Science uses the scientific method and claims to predict the outcome of events. Science is valid as long as the …

7 Tips to get a Teen Interested in Philosophy

I am not very successful in getting my kids interested in philosophy or history. Occasionally I am not sure why to bother. In this guest post, Carla Davis shares her perspective on the subject. 7 Tips to get a Teen Interested in Philosophy Philosophy is a Greek word, which means “love of wisdom.”  Philosophy is …

COVID-19 and critical thinking

For this article, I suggest you read this study. There is no way to ignore coronavirus, yet there is not very clear what to do about it. I want to share some original thoughts on the subject. Some of them will be controversial and thought-provoking. I start from pessimistic notes and gradually increase the level …

Brain hacking

Brain hacking sounds really exciting, only nobody knows that this actually means. We can do all sorts of cool things: improve brain functions by applying an electrical current, consume nootropics and get high scores, do things much better due to cool strategies. I will discuss these aspects and more. You can read further here, here, here, …

Top Benefits of eBooks in Learning Infographic

This is a guest post by Alex Merashi. I really love this particular inforgraphic and eBooks. Hope you will share my feelings. Although there are different books in stores nowadays, e-books have gained a lot of fame currently. Most students view them as an affordable way of Learning.  Although physical books are associated with many …

Reaching peak performance and productivity

While most jobs feel like long marathons where we cover a huge way over many years, certain jobs require short periods of peak performance.  For either sprint or marathon, reaching the peak performance can be the holy grail of productivity. For today’s reading, I went with articles here, here, here, here, here, and here. Sprint vs …

Fighting popular misconceptions in digital age

Today we live in abundance of fake news, half-baked resources, and cyber manipulators.  Since this blog focuses on knowledge, we cannot simply ignore the abundance of disinformation. We address this subject occasionally, yet this is the first time I am trying to build an organized approach to disinformation. I will be writing from my own knowledgeand understanding. …

From neanderthals to creative algorithms

As humans, we pride ourselves with being creative beyond other creatures and beyond what robots can achieve. This might be true now, but is this a permanent quality or a temporary advantage? I think the subject is more complex than we would like to admit, and I will share some of my thoughts. For more …

Group confabulation

When we think about the way being a part of the group can affect us, we may think of mass hysteria or Facebook filter bubble. In fact when we are a part of a group our perception of the world changes drastically. Here I want to address the false notions and memories the groups tend …