Graeme Newell

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Compassion Fade

Why does the suffering of a small group of people tend to bother us more than the suffering of a huge group? Our brain can’t handle the scale. It sees a faceless GROUP, when it should be seeing INDIVIDUAL SOULS.

Backfire 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.

Anthropocentrism

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.