Latest Epistemology Stories

2012-09-19 16:47:53

The more people rely on their intuitions, the more cooperative they become, new research shows It's an age old question: Why do we do good? What makes people sometimes willing to put "We" ahead of "Me?" Perhaps our first impulse is to be selfish, and cooperation is all about reining in greed. Or maybe cooperation happens spontaneously, and too much thinking gets in the way. Harvard scientists are getting closer to an answer, showing that people's first response is to cooperate and that...

2012-09-07 09:49:42

The fourth-quarter comeback to win the game. The tumor that appeared on a second scan. The guy in accounting who was secretly embezzling company funds. The situation may be different each time, but we hear ourselves say it over and over again: “I knew it all along.” The problem is that too often we actually didn´t know it all along, we only feel as though we did. The phenomenon, which researchers refer to as “hindsight bias,” is one of the most widely studied...

2012-08-28 23:02:53

Interactive Courses From Pearson TalentLens Leverage Real-World Business Scenarios to Build Critical Thinking Skills Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Hundreds of leaders from corporations and organizations around the country are investing one hour a week to learn dynamic decision-making and critical thinking skills by enrolling in Critical Thinking University from Pearson TalentLens. Through this powerful online portal, participants advance through 18 interactive courses featuring...

2012-07-31 23:03:34

“Active Knowledge” redefines GPS as a Global Performance System that can help improve and transform societies, to open success to everyone Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Recently introduced, Expandiverse Technology leaps ahead decades into the kind of fully digital world many have predicted by the middle of this century. Using its “Active Knowledge Machine” people will be able to reach for new levels of success throughout their lives. Dan Abelow, the creator of...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.