Book Appreciation The Language of Thought
Since I write about thinking, a review on Jerry Fodor’s The Language of Thought 1975 classic was a necessary research step. Jerry Fodor had a strong anti-behaviorism aspect. I enjoyed that. In the early 1970s…
Emergence: Mind from Brain
Almost Gate. Two things, almost the same, get treated as the same.
Are You Illogical?
Looking for a pattern is a completely legitimate style of thinking. It doesn't use logic. It counts features.
Can we increase our IQ?
The core finding is that two years of additional education increased the average IQ by 7.5 points.
One Brain or Two Hemispheres
Our creative interpretations and logical deductions vie for superiority in responding to challenges in our life.
Our dimensional favoritism is preconscious, yet it affects us daily.
The shadow of the leader is not a logical force, but social force.
Fundamental Attribution Error. A Real Impact
For ourselves, we consider non-personal causes. For others, we know nothing of their daily life, so we blame their character.
MindWorks and Internal Worldview
I always look for new angles to understand how the mind works. When Mark Gorkin (@stressdoc) mentioned that MindWorks uses beliefs, thoughts, and feelings to build its internal worldview, I knew I needed to read…