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When The Brain Decides

Every day we have to make decisions that involve evaluating or choosing between options, often without much information to go on. So how we do it? How do we prevent analysis paralysis?... More>


The U.S. Open and the Vagaries of Spatial Perception


In the Hole! Golfing in the Mind’s Eye

When the world’s finest golfers descend this week on Maryland’s Congressional Country Club for the 111th U.S. Open, there will be no hands-down favorite for the crowds to follow. Bubba […]... More>


Presidential Column

Presidential Column: How to Spot Bias in Research

A 1924 article published in the American Journal of Psychiatry reported the results of the following laboratory task: “A meaningless picture was produced by pouring India-ink of different intensities on […]... More>