What you need to know about success stories – survivorship bias

Understanding the survivorship bias

They are useless.    Well, not entirely. Let us see why.  The survivorship bias – you need success stories and failure stories. The survivorship bias is a thinking error that leads to false conclusions. With this article, you will be able to answer the following question. Question: Why do People who wear helmets on the road …

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Human Multitasking: A guide on how to truly multitask

How to multitask?

There are a lot of opinions on whether multitasking is possible or not. The answer is both Yes & No. However, true multitasking is a little different from quick and efficient task-switching. Most of us refer to task switching when we speak of multitasking. This post is going to show you how to multitask when …

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The science of love. What is love? Baby don’t abstract me.

The kiki bouba experiment psychology

What does a coin, a pencil, and a giraffe have in common? Humor me with this, we’ll get to the psychology of love soon enough.  They are tangible. They are certainly real in an objective world and people can agree upon what they are to a very large extent. What about Love? Is it an …

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The attention seeker’s dilemma

How to get attention or how to avoid attention

This is why you get attention when you don’t seek attention  It’s funny when one is actively seeking attention but isn’t getting any while the silent non-seeker gets a lot of it. Attention seeking is usually about explicitly showcasing some observable trait or behaviour (Duh, right?!). The thing you want attention for maybe very subtle …

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How to learn new words easily and gain fluency

Developed Language is a fascinating human construct. It is so grounded in the making of our species that we have dedicated brain regions that facilitate it. It seems that memetic & genetic processes endow us with an intuitive sense of meaning in communication & grammar. With this endowment and the context in which we learn our first …

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9 reasons why you should learn a new skill even if you don’t need it!

Learning skills even if you don't need them

There often comes a time when you can ask the question- ‘why am I learning this? It has no use for me’. Even though learning something new has no direct use in your life, it has benefits that are invaluable! (I’ve also added a small section at the end describing my reasons for when you …

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11 Simple habits to maintain when you are on the internet!

Let’s dive right in, these are a few pointers to guide online behavior I think are worth implementing!  Online politeness & courtesy – needless to say, be polite wherever you are!  Managing bookmarks. Managing uploaded documents/media (google drive, YouTube, etc.). Keeping your email inbox clean and organized. Acknowledging good content – A lot of online content …

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Is listening to music while studying a good idea? Yes & No.

Is listening to music while studying a good idea?

Music while studying – good or bad? Decide after reading these guidelines. A little bit of research went into concluding what I am about to say, I even tested some hypotheses (unpublished & for fun). These guidelines will help you decide if listening to music while studying is good for you or not. A word …

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