Graeme Newell

Month: November 2021

Billions of Cousins

There’s a reason it’s called the family of man. Go back just a few hundred years and we were all, quite literally, cousins. So when someone from another culture does something that upsets you, remember, they’re just another relative we need to learn to appreciate and get along with. You don’t walk away from family.

Belief Bias

Why is it that decades later, you can flawlessly sing every single word of Bohemian Rhapsody, yet completely forget the three items on your grocery list? Songs stimulate multiple senses.

Delmore Effect

Why is it that decades later, you can flawlessly sing every single word of Bohemian Rhapsody, yet completely forget the three items on your grocery list? Songs stimulate multiple senses.

Sludges

Sometimes persuading others to take better care of themselves can be a tough task. The problem is that many of the activities that are good for us also require suffering, for example: injections, nutrition, saving, exercise, education. This leads to half-hearted commitments where that good habit will most likely be abandoned if even the slightest difficulty is encountered.

Zero-Risk Bias

Why is it that decades later, you can flawlessly sing every single word of Bohemian Rhapsody, yet completely forget the three items on your grocery list? Songs stimulate multiple senses.