Episode 137: Objectivity and the Scientific Impotence Excuse

MichaelCognition, Intelligence and Language, Critical Thinking, Uncategorized1 Comment

Can science study love? Are we able to scientifically determine what romance is all about? There seem to be times, particularly when people hold strong beliefs, that we just don’t want to hear what scientists have to say. We talk a lot these days about the importance of objectivity, but are people – even scientists – capable of being objective? In this episode I’ll talk about the scientific impotence excuse. Another interesting cognitive bias we seem to carry around with us.

Episode 11: What Does Your Bowling Style Say About You?

MichaelLearning/Memory6 Comments

In this video episode we look at what your bowling style says about you and how behaviorists can explain your superstitious behavior. By the way, why do you keep pressing that elevator button?

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