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10 Good Reasons Not to Trust Your Brain

10 Good Reasons Not to Trust Your Brain | Intuition | Scoop.it
If the human brain is such a marvel of evolution, why does it so often betray us into making poor decisions and acting foolishly?

 

The human brain is a marvelous tool. However, it was designed for a very different world than we currently live in. As a result, it retains many design flaws that do not serve us well, especially in today’s business world where new ways of thinking and ongoing innovation are essential for success.

 

Perhaps the most damaging flaw is the brain’s tendency to think it’s right. In fact, it often insists it is right even in the face of contradictory evidence. So the next time you’re absolutely, positively sure you’re right, consider these 10 reasons not to trust your brain:


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Ana Tapia's curator insight, December 13, 2012 2:08 PM

To overcoming this  a good professional Coach helps a lot to clarify and confirm    "what the brain tell". I recommend a lot!

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Study: The Brain Is Stimulated By Genuine Art

Study: The Brain Is Stimulated By Genuine Art | Intuition | Scoop.it
When it comes to art, only the real deal will do, according to a study into fake paintings.

Oxford University academics found that the brain responds differently to artwork depending on whether it is said to be authentic, or merely a good imitation.

The findings show that reaction to art is "not rational" as the viewer reacts to what they are told about a piece of work - regardless of whether it truly is genuine.

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RSA Animate - The Divided Brain

In this new RSAnimate, renowned psychiatrist and writer Iain McGilchrist explains how our 'divided brain' has profoundly altered human behaviour, culture and...
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Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience/Decision Making and Reasoning - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience/Decision Making and Reasoning - Wikibooks, open books for an open world | Intuition | Scoop.it

No matter which public topic you discuss or which personal aspect you worry about – you need reasons for your opinion and argumentation. Moreover, the ability of reasoning is responsible for your cognitive features of decision making and choosing among alternatives.


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Decision Making and the Brain

Daniel Goleman talks about brain activity and good decision-making. The cognitive subconscious, otherwise known as the "felt sense" or gut feeling, is activated when strategizing decisions. Learn more about the brain science of decision making in Daniel Goleman's latest book The Brain and Emotional Intelligence:

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Meditation Changes Brains for the Better

Meditation Changes Brains for the Better | Intuition | Scoop.it
A new study from Yale University gives scientists a window into the meditating mind, providing evidence that the practice appears to change the way the brain works and could give meditators a leg up when it comes to dealing with mental disorders.

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Thinking, Fast and Slow: A New Way to Think About Thinking

Thinking, Fast and Slow: A New Way to Think About Thinking | Intuition | Scoop.it
Beneath the biases of intuition, or how your experiencing self and your remembering self shape your life.

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