The Power of Introverts

I was prompted to watch this video of Susan Cain speaking at TED 2012 about the power of introverts because Tali Sharot talked about it in her first book, The Influential Mind. that I reviewed in my previous blog.  Tali was also speaking at TED 2012, this time about her second book, The Optimism Bias. I have not worked how the passage then got into her first book but never mind.  What I did discover was a short clip 3-minute clip of Tali summarising her first book

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Review of The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others

Tali Sharot is the author of The Optimism Bias and professor of cognitive neuroscience with degrees in economics and psychology. She is the founder and director of the Affective Brain Lab at University College London.  She has been published in Nature, Science, Nature Neuroscience, Psychological Science, and many other journals. She has been featured in numerous outlets and has written for The New York Times, Time magazine, The Washington Post, CNN, and the BBC, among others. Before becomin.....

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A Journey into Paranoia helps to validate the 7MTF.

Recently I came across an interesting book review of Paranoia: A Journey into Extreme Mistrust and Anxiety by Daniel Freeman.  The author is a professorial fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford,  a consultant clinical psychologist, a recipient of the British Psychological Society Presidents’ Award for distinguished contributions to psychological knowledge, the author of almost a dozen books and hundreds of journal articles, and a co-founder of the Feeling Safe Programme, a cognitive-behavio.....

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Climate Change update

The recent loss of electrical power to over 500,000 homes in Victoria has again demonstrated the fragility of the Australia national grid because of the focus on renewables.   I thought it would be helpful to my readers to explain why I am a Climate Sceptic.  Typically, when in an argument with an alarmist two arguments are used.: There is a scientific consensus that anthropogenic CO2 we emit is responsible for ‘climate change’ and this is accepted by ‘every reputable’ climat.....

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