Fear, Gloom, and Panic, Oh My!

June 27th, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor In a recent post, I suggested that our survival instinct, which has served us so well for so long, may now be failing us. Why? Because the reactions that arise as part of the fight-or-flight response are often no longer effective in a world that is far more complex, unpredictable, and […]


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Cognitive Biases Make Common Sense Neither

July 18th, 2011

By Dr. Jim Taylor In a recent post, I argued that common sense was vastly over-rated as a tool for making sound judgments and that we need to engage in “reasoned sense” that includes both extensive direct experience and critical thinking. Taking steps that include the informal use of the scientific method can help us […]


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