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Ryan Lanham
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I sent my post about the political implication of behavioral economics, embodied cognition, etc., to Gerd Gigerenzer, who commented as follows: The “half-empty” versus “half-full” explanation of the differences between Kahneman and us misses the essential point: the difference is about the nature of the glass of rationality, not the level of the water. For …
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A great tract of Earth is on fire in Indonesia. It looks as you might imagine hell to be. The air has turned ochre: visibility in some cities has been reduced to 30 metres. Children are being prepared for evacuation in warshi...
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The question of consciousness is as old as philosophy. And while the exact nature of human consciousness is exceedingly difficult to pin down—that doesn’t stop us from trying. It's a... read more
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  • Johns Hopkins
    1981 - 1985
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Computer modelling of the human eye, the brain of a rat and a robot could revolutionise advances in neuroscience and new technology, says a

Here’s what futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks life will be like in the next 2...
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(Credit: iStock) Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have engineered a bacterium whose genetic material includes an added pa

The 3% solution
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PEOPLE are living longer, which is good. But old age often brings a decline in mental faculties and many researchers are looking for ways to