“Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling with scientific research that will ultimately make you see your own life differently.”
Thanks to Craig for sending this “rabbit hole” — so many interesting episodes here!
Excerpt: “There are a few broad principles that we can state come out of neuroscience,” says Kurt Fischer, education professor and director of the Mind, Brain, and Education Program at Harvard University. Number one? “The brain is remarkably plastic,” Fischer explains. “Even in middle or old age, it’s still adapting very actively to its environment.” Read more.
This infographic shows on so many Blogs that I was unable to locate the creator. Please contact me if you know that source. I did see that it was included on BestInfographics.com.
“Ever been forced to defend a particular position and ended up believing it? You’ve succumbed to one of the most famous theories in social psychology.”
Is race perception automatic? Maybe not. When researched more carefully, it seems that we are not looking so much for race but for evidence of who is on our team: “…people’s errors revealed that team membership had become the dominant category, not the race of the players.” Read more.