andrewducker + logic + psychology   5

Religious people believe because emotional resonance overrides logic
Which doesn't surprise me. Most people at least start off believing things because they lead to a conclusion that they like. Starting at axioms and working your way forward to whatever they lead to is distinctly uncomfortable at times
belief  logic  religion  psychology 
july 2017 by andrewducker
Decision time
Nice article on the balance between reason and emotion. Favourite quote "Pure reason is a disease."
psychology  emotion  logic 
february 2009 by andrewducker
Teaching binary through the Socratic Method
An interesting experiment, which works better than I thought it would, and got a class much more involved than they would be with ordinary teaching methods
computers  Teaching  philosophy  psychology  science  school  maths  logic 
january 2006 by andrewducker

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