Category Archives: Philosophy

Maybe it’s not wishful thinking…

Just reading through an article published in the journal Psychological Review (2011, Vol. 18, Issue 1) titled ‘Unrealistic Optimism about Future Life Events Events: A Cautionary Note’: A robust finding in social psychology is that people judge negative events as … Continue reading

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Looping fun

Yet another xkcd comic (titled Extended Mind) has inspired me to post. I’m not going to reproduce it here, due to its size. The post is mainly about the ‘extended mind‘ effect of Wikipedia, which I love and abuse, continuously. Once … Continue reading

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