Scientists Used AI to Explore the Results of the Implicit Association Test
By trying to understand how machines pick up human bias, we might in turn be able to learn how we acquire those biases ourselves.
Want to Convince Someone That You’re Human? This One Word Could Do the Trick
Call it a minimal Turing test.
Gossiping Is Good
The surprising virtues of talking behind people’s backs.
Trolling, Bullying, and Flame Wars: Humility and Online Discourse
Does the Internet necessarily make people nastier and more arrogant?
Why You’re More Likely to Make an Immoral Decision When Speaking a Foreign Language
Language changes vividness of mental images, which influence decisions.
Neanderthals Were Artists and Thought Symbolically, New Studies Argue
Neanderthals created art and knew how to use symbols, new studies say.
Culture and the Mind: A New Theory of Human Intelligence
What role might culture play in intelligence? And how does human culture differ from culture found in other animals?
Science Weekly, The Guardian
Imagination Is Ancient
Our imaginative life today has access to the pre-linguistic, ancestral mind: rich in imagery, emotions, and associations.
The Benefits of Talking to Yourself
Self-talk is sometimes looked at as just an eccentric quirk, but research has found that it can influence behavior and cognition.
Smarter Living, The New York Times
How We See Refugees Could Be Changed by ‘Subtle Shifts’ in Language, Psychologists Find
Simply using phrases like 'refugees in a group' instead of 'a group of refugees' can have dramatic impact, study suggests.
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