The rationality project

January 1, 2011 at 12:33 pm Leave a comment

AJ Jacobs blurb about his book “My Life as an Experiment” includes this

The Rationality Project:
I tried to retrain my brain to be something more than an ad hoc collection of half-assed solutions that have built up over millions of years of evolution. I attempted to eliminate every irrational bias using the insights of behavioral economics. And in doing so, I permanently changed the way I make every decision, from the simplest (what toothpaste to buy) to the biggest (how to raise the kids).

Should be fun!!

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Carlin, on palimpsestic brains Unrelated facts don’t equal knowledge, or intelligence, or wisdom

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