Daily Archives: March 21, 2018

Imagining dialogue can boost critical thinking

Examining an issue as a debate or dialogue between two sides helps people apply deeper, more sophisticated reasoning, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Envisioning opposing views leads to a … Continue reading

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How did we humans acquire our all-loving, unconditionally selfless moral conscience?

… clear evidence that we humans actually have cooperative and loving moral instincts, the ‘voice’ or expression of which is our conscience. As Charles Darwin recognized, ‘The moral sense perhaps affords the best and highest distinction between man and the … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Consensus

The origin of population-scale coordination has puzzled philosophers and scientists for centuries. Recently, game theory, evolutionary approaches and complex systems science have provided quantitative insights on the mechanisms of social consensus. However, the literature is vast and widely scattered across … Continue reading

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