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Is the Neuro-Revolution Bogus? And More – Roger’s Picks

Your weekend reading list! […]

By |November 7th, 2014|

How “Loss” Can Be a Winning Strategy

If I gave you $50 with the following two choices, what would you do?

Keep $30.
Gamble, with a 50/50 chance of keeping or losing the whole $50.

An experimenter posed that question to subjects, and found that 43% of the subjects chose to gamble. Then the options were changed to: […]

By |September 15th, 2011|

Brain Bugs by Dean Buonomano

Book Review: Brain Bugs: How the Brain's Flaws Shape Our Lives by Dean Buonomano

By |September 7th, 2011|