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Thoughtful Thursday: Preconceptions

“You must challenge your preconceptions or they will challenge you” — Penny A.Proctor (You may hear this first quote in the upcoming new Star Trek series on CBS taken from a short story by Penny A. 787 more words

Thoughtful Thursday

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Do you prefer to be at anchor, or in a harbour?

We are currently anchored, but have long lines tied to the shore, on Meganissi island in a little bay with other yachts.  

It may shock a lot of my fellow sailors, but I’m really not the sort of person who 557 more words

College Humor: Second Cheapest Wine

A good topic in the behavioral section covers blind tastings and price anchors. The story of wine rating inconsistencies (here’s one from Vox) is a great example and this video can be used to put a little humor into the narrative.



It’s ubiquitous from shopping for cars to negotiating salaries to making compromises in personal relationships to buying and selling homes.

We fall victim to over-weighing initial information as a reference point for future decisions. 355 more words

Stern ties and cultural (in)competence

Through the heart of the Salish Sea is a cultural fault line that divides most Canadians from most Americans.

We like to swing and they don’t. 1,037 more words

The rise of food halls

Artisanal Tacos on Paper Plates

In June, the venerable Katz’s Delicatessen, one of America’s oldest restaurants, opened its first satellite in 119 years. For the location, the proprietors chose the windowless basement of a shopping mall in Brooklyn, across from a Trader Joe’s and downstairs from a Target. 45 more words

Behavioral Economics