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On Babies and Bathwater; Or, Reflections on Broadening My Perspective

The saying goes: don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. Rather than a plea to protect infants, the idiom is understood to mean: “don’t reject the essential along with the inessential”. 1,456 more words

Politics & Culture

The Grammar Heuristics Project - Grammar Girl

This post is part of the Grammar Heuristics Project, a short study on grammar websites that I am conducting via blog. For more information, please visit my earlier post, … 469 more words

Life

Is Heuristics misleading your Judgment?

I recollect a poem during my school days where the little girl finds it difficult to remember 6 multiplied by 9 while learning the table of 6. 679 more words

Personal Effectiveness

The Grammar Heuristics Project - CCC's Guide to Grammar and Writing

This post is part of the Grammar Heuristics Project, a short study on grammar websites that I am conducting via blog. For more information, please visit my earlier post, … 472 more words

Life

Fifteen Insights into Learning.

Chrisanicholson’s reply to my previous post prompted the realisation that it could be read as a justification of the kind of unaccountable personal philosophies that have arguably caused a lot of damage to education over the decades. 1,301 more words

Did technology eliminate asymmetric information?

The End of Asymmetric Information

Might the age of asymmetric information – for better or worse – be over?  Market institutions are rapidly evolving to a situation where very often the buyer and the seller have roughly equal knowledge. 99 more words

Behavioral Economics

How much popular is behavioral economics?

From “Economic Man” to Behavioral Economics

When we make decisions, we make mistakes. We all know this from personal experience, of course. But just in case we didn’t, a seemingly unending stream of experimental evidence in recent years has documented the human penchant for error. 102 more words

Behavioral Economics