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“Thinking Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman: Part Three

The final installment of my numerous notes following Part One and Part Two. Fechner was obsessed with the relation of mind and matter. On one side there is a physical quantity that can vary, such as the energy of a … Continue reading

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“Thinking Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman: Part Two

Second installment of my notes from this book. There are a lot of notes but it really goes to show how influential it has been on my other readings. Here is Part One in case you missed it. However, policy … Continue reading

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“Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife” by Alexander Eben, M.D.

I would not call myself religious. I do have faith. There are many things in this world that science alone cannot explain. Even a sense a contentment or happiness could be explained scientifically by the influence of dopamine on neuroreceptors, … Continue reading

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“Blocks, Play, Screen Time And The Infant Mind” by Eric Westervelt

My wife and I read this article on the NPR website. It hit close to home for us because when the TV is on, we notice that it really draws our infant son’s attention. There is an overwhelming amount of … Continue reading

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“The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought” by Vivian Giang

Stumbled across this article on Fast Company. Here is the original article. It reminded me of many of the merits associated with downtime and daydreaming. Understanding that the brain processes so much information and continues to search for solutions to … Continue reading

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