Sam Brinson Posts

September 16, 2019 / Connecting the Dots
August 13, 2019 / Digital Brain
July 9, 2019 / Human Nature
June 4, 2019 / Truthiness

A shipowner is caught in two minds. His ship is showing signs of wear and tear, and he knows that eventually it’ll need to get…

May 20, 2019 / Consciousness

Metacognition is often described as ‘thinking about thinking.’ It’s about monitoring and controlling your mental processes. When you’re learning something, if you ask yourself questions…

May 13, 2019 / Experience

Happiness is a result of effort, but effort that’s directed towards meaningful goals, not necessarily the goal of being happy. Daniel Kahneman makes a distinction between two…

April 8, 2019 / Connecting the Dots

“If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them.” —George Orwell It’s easy…

March 27, 2019 / Brain Hacks
March 21, 2019 / Experience
March 13, 2019 / This or That?