The Most Depressing Discovery About the Brain, Ever

See on Scoop.itCreativity and Learning Insights

Say goodnight to the dream that education, journalism, scientific evidence, or reason can provide the tools that people need in order to make good decisions.

Marci Segal, MS‘s insight:

Loyalty trumps it all, eh? Fascinating read.  I wonder what impact this has on people expressing their creativity – what’s your thought?

 

"[People] who are otherwise very good at math may totally flunk a problem that they would otherwise probably be able to solve, simply because giving the right answer goes against their political beliefs.”

See on www.alternet.org

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