I briefly caught a BBC interview the other night. It involved an interview with a couple of MPs whose names are not well known, and even if I mentioned them you will forget after about 10 seconds. One was Tory and the other was a LibDem. What quite frankly astonished me was the Tory, an … Read moreEU Mythology
I would argue that effective meaningful communication is itself both an art and a craft, so it is perhaps wholly appropriate for an artist to create something that does just that. What is the Story Here? Back in 2017, Artist Rebecca Fox and also Street Epistemologist Anthony Magnabosco had display tables at the QEDCon conference in Manchester … Read moreHow to Change Minds – A Street Epistemology Inspired Video
Let’s start with the basics by asking what Myers-Briggs claims to be. The idea is that you experience the world using four principal psychological functions – sensation, intuition, feeling, and thinking – and that one of these four functions is dominant. To work out where you stand you answer a series of questions and that is … Read moreIs Myers–Briggs scientific?
On 9th August Time magazine published a really great article titled “How Your Brain Tricks You Into Believing Fake News“. I can highly recommend reading. It dives below the surface into the heart of the problem and is not simply another article having a bit of a moan about it all. I have one huge … Read moreYour Fake News problem is not just “them” it’s you.
Various headlines have popped up making a claim that a NASA scientist has come clean and revealed a supposedly hidden truth – aliens are real. For example … International Business Times (June 30th): Shocking! Ex-NASA scientist reveals aliens are real but government covers up all UFO encounters He claimed that humans are not alone in this … Read moreDid an Ex-NASA scientist reveal that aliens are real?
In 1971 there was an attempt to explore the psychological effects of perceived power that is known as the Stanford Prison Experiment. It is perhaps one of the most well-know psychological experiments of all time and has entered popular culture as such, and yet what is perhaps not so well appreciated is that it was … Read moreCan we escape from the Stanford Prison Experiment?