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How your brain distorts reality

How your brain distorts reality

So much goes on in the world around us that our brains, if they tried to process everything, would be paralyzed by data overload. Our brains combat this by employing selective attention.

Creativity and complexity

MOOC provider FutureLearn has an interesting course starting on 15 September: Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World. Course leader Lex Hoogduin: “Creativity is very important, more important than data analysis. Creativity is what drives change, progress and breeds the surprises, positive and negative ones.”

A random way to test ideas

When it comes to medicine, getting things right is critical. So when you are ready to try out a new idea, why not employ the same testing methods as the world of medicine – randomised testing?