Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Blindsight

Interesting experiments reveal that our subconscious is running the show in more ways than we realize.

Blindsight: the strangest form of consciousness

Some people who have lost their vision find a “second sight” taking over their eyes – an uncanny, subconscious sense that sheds light into the hidden depths of the human mind.

By David Robson |  28 September 2015 | BBC Future

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June 4, 2016 Posted by | brain, decision making | , , | Leave a comment

Why Some People Are More Religious

Is a pound of bricks heavier than a pound of feathers?  Your answer may be related to how religious you are.

Here’s Why Some People Are More Religious Than Others

Tanya Basu | Sept. 22, 2015 | Time Magazine

It may have little to do with education; psychologists now believe that religiosity is linked to whether you solve problems intuitively or deliberatively

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June 4, 2016 Posted by | decision making, religion | , , , | Leave a comment