Archive for the 'social_studies' Category

Laurie Santos: How Monkeys Mirror Human Irrationality | This Scientific Life

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Thinking in relative terms and “risk aversion” bias — TED presentation that shows that monkeys do that the same irrational biases that we humans do. (interesting, watch this if you can spare 20 min)

NeuroLogica Blog » Barriers to the Acceptance of Science

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Excellent article, shows some aspects why ppl do not accept silence — main cause: due to human nature emotions win over reason