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Noam Chomsky at UC Santa Barbara

Published on Apr 7, 2014 March 01, 2014 at UC Santa Barbara Topics Discussed Include: Syrian Civil War, Israel Lobby, East Asian Miracle, Austerity, Mysteries and Perplexing Questions, Alan Greenspan, Class Warfare, Latin America, Neo-liberalism, Free Will, Business Party, etc.

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experiencing less as we record more

Photographing More, Experiencing Less Put Down The Camera And Watch The Show … Really? The idea that we are experiencing less as we record more got psychologist Linda Henkel thinking. Her father was a photographer, and she wanted to explore how photographs … Continue reading

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I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language

I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language.

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Unconscious Decision Making

Published on Jul 26, 2012 Instinct is the driving force behind human decision making. Irrationality must be recognized if we’re going to get beyond the risks of not being built as thinking machines, says David Ropeik. David P. Ropeik is … Continue reading

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Groupthink

Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within a group of people, in which the desire for harmony or conformity in the group results in an irrational or disfunctional decision-making outcome. Group members try to minimize conflict and reach a consensus … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice – Why More Is Less is a 2004 book by American psychologist Barry Schwartz. In the book, Schwartz argues that eliminating consumer choices can greatly reduce anxiety for shoppers. Autonomy and Freedom of choice are critical to our well being, and choice is critical to freedom and … Continue reading

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The neurological basis of occupation.

The neurological basis of occupation. Gutman SA1, Schindler VP. Author information   Abstract The purpose of the present paper was to survey the literature about the neurological basis of human activity and its relationship to occupation and health. Activities related to … Continue reading

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