The first response to 'the slap' revealed some very interesting information not about race but class in America.
Why is it that people think they are smart enough to read between the lines and you are not. There is a cognitive bias at play, but what is it?
We all tell little mistruths, sometimes; we may even believe them to be ‘noble lies,’ but there is no difference between these outright dishonest…
After a year or two of being clear that the science was the science, it appears the science has changed. Eh?
People say we live in a post-fact world, but the issue may be what the ‘truth’ is. Let’s explore facts, beliefs, truths, and the stories we tell…
The fundamental attribution error is the tendency for people to over-emphasize personality-based explanations for behaviors observed rather than looking…
A cautionary tale of how tragically politics can pervert science. Meet Trofim Denisovich Lysenko.
We all experience cognitive dissonance, and it is worth exploring what it is, why it comes about, and what we can do about it.
We can often quickly answer a question that we shouldn't know the answer to? It appears that we substitute the more difficult question with an easier…
When you point out an error someone is making, and they seem to ignore you and double down, it may be the 'backfire effect.'
We all draw on our memories to help us judge situations and create solutions, yet sometimes our memories cause us to come to the wrong conclusions. At…
On Friday, I posted about Confirmation Bias, and I saw a great example over the weekend. Don't be like @PamKeithF.