Laurent Dumoulin – Zazie in the lab Doukijouidonktan ? » (2) might ask in 2019, a Gabriel neurobiologist but also – let’s dream a little, enlightened by Lacan. Indeed, if the great hope of neurosciences is to make human passions … Continue reading Unconscious is singular
How to Improve Your Memory (Even if You Can’t Find Your Car Keys) What makes a great bartender? Your ideal candidate is probably someone who has the empathy to console you after a breakup, the mental toughness to stand up … Continue reading Latent memory
Aha, Uh-oh and Doh: The Psychology of Insight Insight’ is sometimes used to mean something like ‘self-awareness’, including awareness of our thought processes, beliefs, desires, emotions, and so on, and how they might relate to truth or usefulness. Of course, … Continue reading What is insight?
The Economics of Skiing Across Antarctica Across a 921-mile stretch of Antarctica, two men are racing. Unassisted, each is alone. Unsupported, they are not allowed to receive a food or fuel drop or to use a kite for wind power. … Continue reading Land, labor, and capital
Who decides what words mean Decades before the rise of social media, polarisation plagued discussions about language. By and large, it still does. Everyone who cares about the topic is officially required to take one of two stances. Either you … Continue reading The ultimate self-regulating system
Your native language affects what you can and can’t see The idea that the language that you speak influences how you think about and experience the world (the so-called Sapir-Whorf hypothesis) has a long and storied history. A lot of … Continue reading Colours and language
Prominence of Price People’s awareness of what products cost has been facing a decline. De Chernatony and Knox (1992) showed that consumers were much more accurate in recalling prices in 1958 than consumers in 1984, by doing a meta-analysis of … Continue reading Price recall