Gregory Salais

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Should the social sciences be like the natural sciences?

Should the social sciences be like the natural sciences? Wilhelm Dilthey didn't think so. This early 19th and 20th century figure who went on to …

Boikos in Ukraine - Photographs and text by Jan Brykczynski | LensCulture

<b>Introduction</b><br>Those Boikos are the most mysterious tribe the length and breadth of the Carpathians. No one else is quite so troublesome. The Boikos are a little mute. They are incapable of talking about themselves. They, like the Germans [ <i>an untranslatable pun is present in the text here</i>], don't call …

Investing against the herd: resisting emotion

One of the most difficult aspects of investing is learning how to remove emotion from the decision-making process and just focus on the facts.

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit … but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

Black Hole's Howling Cosmic Winds Stop Galaxies From Getting Too Big

The furious, ultra-fast cosmic winds produced by supermassive black holes are blasting through their host galaxies so strongly, they can reshape the entire star formation.<p>NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) and ESA’s XMM-Newton telescope worked together to observe one of our …

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How Do We Know What Other People Are Thinking?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Unknown Brain<p><b>About Rebecca Saxe's TED Talk</b><p>Sensing the motives and feelings of others is a natural talent for humans. But how do we do it? Neuroscientist Rebecca Saxe explains how one region in the brain focuses on other people's thoughts.<p><b>About Rebecca …

Lucid Dreamers Are More Self-Reflecting When Awake, Study Suggests

by Sherrie <br>Learning Mind<p>Both dreams and nightmares are curious enigmas. Some say that dreams come from stress, while others see dreams as visions …

Oliver Sacks: Changing the Way we Think about Our Brain can Change the World.

“I cannot pretend I am without fear. But my predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved; I have been given much and I have …

Two Interpretations of the Extended Mind Hypothesis

I’m trying to wrap my head around the extended mind hypothesis (EMH). I’m doing so because I’m interested in its implications for the debate about …

Neuroscientists literally change the way we think

<b>Electrical stimulus of frontal lobes triggers spontaneous ‘mind wandering’ — alongside improved task performance</b><p>Does your mind wander when performing …

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Sea Creatures Are Getting Bigger

While some animals—like dragonflies and penguins—have gotten smaller over time, sea creatures seem to be getting bigger.<p>This news may not be …

Listen to John Coltrane's 1957 Album 'The Cats' in Its Entirety

John Coltrane is often credited with pioneering jazz music’s many subgenres. Yet<p>John Coltrane is often credited with pioneering jazz music’s many …