Friday, October 11, 2019

Episode 2: Neuron Conduction Velocity = Time?

Neuron Conduction Velocity = Time?

Does growing older slow down our perception of time. Could it be that as we age, the neurons in our brains slow down, and thus we perceive time as speeding up?

You buy into this thesis, or do you have some other explanation as to why time seems to speed up as we age?
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Friday, October 04, 2019

Episode 1: Dunning–Kruger Effect

Why Do Stupid People Think They're Smart?

In the field of psychology, the Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people mistakenly assess their cognitive ability as greater than it is. It is related to the cognitive bias of illusory superiority and comes from the inability of people to recognize their lack of ability. Without the self-awareness of metacognition, people cannot objectively evaluate their competence or incompetence.

As described by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger, the cognitive bias of illusory superiority results from an internal illusion in people of low ability and from an external misperception in people of high ability; that is, "the miscalibration of the incompetent stems from an error about the self, whereas the miscalibration of the highly competent stems from an error about others

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Christmas 2018: Feeding The Homeless

Christmas 2018 marks the 13th return of the annual feeding the homeless at Christmas. It's been a few years now that I've been spreading the world about this great event, and the fantastic job the servants of hope do to ensure its properly staffed and funded. However, for any of you reading who would like to do more, then give Sean a call at 604.720.9335 or email him at and find out what you can do to help this great event. 

Monday, June 04, 2018

The World Is Flat: East Java, Indonesia

We're rebooting "The World Is Flat" category with an older submission from East Java, Indonesia. Here we have Muhammad Haris Effendi (Circa July 2017) showing us his deep commitment to flatland and that the struggles against gravity are real. Good stuff!