8 powerful ways to overcome thinking errors and cognitive biases

overcoming cognitive biases

There are cognitive biases and thinking errors. Our brains have evolved to have tendencies that, sometimes, and unfortunately, lead to errors. Our perception is compromised, our decisions are based on wrong information, our reactions are based on wrong information. So often. These could be errors in how the brain absorbs information- interpreting conversations, reading articles, understanding …

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Inquiry based learning in the 21st century

Inquiry based learning research, discovery based teaching

A number of learning systems exist today. Educational psychologists, as well as allied psychology researchers from cognitive science labs and rehabilitation centers, have invested a lot of time in studying how people should learn effectively. Over 500,000 results: articles/books/discussions from researchgate.net show up via google search. That is a lot and that is just one database. …

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The Heart vs. The Mind (scientific explanation) – A false dichotomy by the mind.

The heart vs. the mind debate

What do you mean when you say your heart says one thing and the mind says another thing? The Heart vs. The Mind This may be a little too obvious, but I’ll highlight it anyway. There is no heart vs. brain or heart vs. mind as such.  There isn’t any thought vs. feeling, logic vs. …

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Mental models – A way to unlock genius

Mental model - how to think in creative processes

Mental models or Mental model thinking can help you learn better, get creative, and gain immense insight into the world. For a minute, think that your mind is a blank canvas.    But that can’t be true. You are alive and are learning something, absorbing some information, this information.    Let’s now put that blank …

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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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