René Descartes meets up with the Reverend Bayes to discuss the nature of consciousness via Anil Seth’s Being You.
Science Corner: Bird-Brained Schematic
Popular idioms aside, birds can actually be quite intelligent, with some species demonstrating the ability to use tools and to develop complex social dynamics. This despite some substantial differences in the anatomy of bird brains compared to those of mammals, particularly humans.
Science Corner: Seeing is Remembering
[R]esearch suggests that ability [to track objects] is connected to our ability to form long-term memories.
Science Corner: S-U-C-C-E-S… Leave off the Last ‘S’ for Science!
Even if science isn’t your thing, the very practical insights and tips are relevant to any situation where you are communicating with people who understand the world differently from yourself. For example, the advice seems just as applicable to the challenge of clarifying misconceptions about the Bible.