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Effortless Thinking: The Fake News That Takes us All In

The title of this post is identical to the title of an article by Kate Douglas in the series of articles in the 16 December 2017 Issue of the New Scientist titled “EFFORTLESS THINKING: Why some ideas come naturally to us—and why they’re usually wrong.” 362 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

“My perspective…is that we’re really not surprised nearly often enough, because one of the things that really happens, as soon as an event occurs, we have a story.

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Effortless thinking: Thoughtlessly thoughtless

The Cover Issue of the 16 December 2017 Issue of the New Scientist is titled “EFFORTLESS THINKING: Why some ideas come naturally to us—and why they’re usually wrong.” This issue features many articles on effortless thinking and its costs. 469 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Nobel-Winning Psychologist Daniel Kahneman On the Danger of Overconfidence

In a conversation with Krista Tippett, Daniel Kahneman, a psychologist who won the Nobel Prize in economic science in 2002, the author of Thinking Fast and Slow… 433 more words

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Predicting the Future of Legal Products: Countervailing Forces

Content might be king, but distribution is the kingdom. – Derek Thompson

In Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction, Derek Thompson explains what makes a hit. 253 more words

The Future Of Law

How the Cognitive Reserve Works

There have been many previous healthy memory posts informing its readers that there are people who die with brains filled with amyloid plaque and neurofibrillary tangles, but who never exhibited any of the cognitive or behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer’s. 481 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

What lawyers are for: what Montaigne said: a respite from artificial intelligence, alternative providers, and accountants

Now is a time when great chunks of law practice are breaking away. Law work is going to alternative providers and artificial intelligences and accountants. Lawyers are challenged to get clear about what their core function is. 873 more words