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What Should Be FIXED In Human Biology ?

I will start with something called innate biases.
But aren't biases cultural constructs ?
Some are. Some do not.
However, when some human reasoning flaws and psychological proclivities take place frequently and persistently and are difficult to overcome regardless the ethnic culture that the individuals belong ( and there is a lot of ethnic diversity in the world ) then they are cases of universal behavioural and psychological traits that particular cultures cannot bend or neutralize because they are hard-wired by genetic ( biological ) instructions. In the next posts I will be exposing other lists of biological flaws that need to be fixed by transhumanism in the future using advanced technology.

Here is a partial list of them:

( In other future posts I will be publishing yet other lists of human biological flaws. So that we transhumanists can be very conscious about what we should change in us. )

http://io9.gizmodo.com/5974468/the-most-common-cognitive-biases-that-prevent-you-from-being-rational
The human brain is capable of 1016 processes per second, which makes it far more powerful than any computer currently in existence. But that doesn't mean our brains don't have major limitations. The lowly calculator can do math thousands of times better than we can, and our memories are often less than useless — plus, we're subject to cognitive biases, those annoying glitches in our thinking that cause us to make questionable decisions and reach ...
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My video about reflection, refraction and total internal reflection!!
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Why are people sometimes more emboldened in their beliefs after being exposed to corrective information?
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False beliefs and wishful thinking about the human experience are common. They are hurting people — and holding back science.
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First post for my brain adventures! Games and learning. 
Ιs there any learning through games? Or, more precise, can learning be achieved through games?
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    Teacher of Physics, present
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I am a freelance teacher of physics and writer of several auxiliary books about physics. MSc student on digital learning since 2013. I am interested in collaboration and exchanging ideas and tips about web2.0, moodle, PLN, teaching physics, astronomy and e-learning. Cyclist and father.
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  • University of Edinburgh
    E-learning, 2013 - present
    MSc in digital learning
  • Univercity of Ioannina
    Physics, 1984 - 1989
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    1984
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