a cognitive bias is something that our minds commonly do to distort our own view of reality. Here are the 26 most studied and widely accepted cognitive biases.
a Web-based study into the nature of human moral judgment. How do human beings decide what is right and wrong?
studies visual attention, visual memory and decision making. Experiments typically take about 5 minutes, but this varies from experiment to experiment.
Westen’s major areas of research are personality disorders, eating disorders, psychotherapy effectiveness, adolescent psychopathology, political psychology, and the interface of psychodynamics and neuroscience.
Holistic learning is the process of organizing information into webs that interconnect ideas. Instead of forcing ideas into your skull, focus on the relationships between information. Linking ideas together to see the whole, instead of just the parts.
a brain scanning study has found that naming emotions reduces the intensity of emotion processing in the brain, possibly outlining a brain network responsible for the old saying ‘a problem shared is a problem halved’.
Professor of Religious Studies at Victoria University, Wellington: uses tools drawn from evolutionary biology and economics to formulate testable hypotheses about the intricate psychological design that underlies our capacity for religion.