Impulsivity, Flawed Reasoning, Gambling: Investing?

Research led by the University of Cambridge has found a link between impulsivity and flawed reasoning (such as believing in superstitious rituals and luck) in problem gamblers. Gamblers with higher levels of impulsivity were much more susceptible to errors in reasoning associated with gambling, Such as superstitious rituals (e.g. Carrying a lucky charm) and explaining […]

Reality Check: Video Games May Help Kids Manage Feelings — Soldiers Too

We always ssuspected that these games, like all games, help people role-play, try out fantasy things, so they can navigate their world and identities better — not do violence IRL (in the real world). Academics are finding more and more evidence that violent games have a neutral, or even positive, influence on players. gamers who […]

“Key ‘Impact Hunters’ Catalyze Hunting Among Male Chimpanzees” Sounds Like Type-A Sales Folks to Us!

“Hunting” is the basis for resources acquisition and economics.  Hunting of meat is a critical activity for all primates and especially human primates with our more complex brains.  So the physical and social dynamics of hunting are likely a template for higher level economics activities – like sales and marketing!  While hunting among chimpanzees is […]