The brain and illusions
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The brain and illusions
What can illusions teach us about the brain?
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Understanding unconscious bias

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This animation and briefing on unconscious bias adapted by Professor Uta Frith DBE FBA FMedSci FRS introduce the key concepts and current academic research around unconscious bias with the aim of alerting Royal Society selection and appointment panel members to potential biases that can arise when making judgments or decisions.
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A good primer for understanding how biases our thoughts can be.
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Top 10 Ways Your Brain Is Sabotaging You (and How to Beat It)

Top 10 Ways Your Brain Is Sabotaging You (and How to Beat It) | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
An unexamined brain is a tricky thing to carry around. You've got unintentional biases, marketing weaknesses, "overclocking" issues, and all kinds of other mental bugs you may not know about.
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Review - Brain Bugs - Psychology

Review - Brain Bugs - Psychology | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it

Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Buonomano’s aim is to offer the reader a practical overview of a brain whose functioning and architecture, constrained by evolutionary history, lead to both desirable and flawed outcomes.

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