Video Gaming Probably Better Than Commercial “Brain Training” Scams – Like Lumosity

I really want to do class-action lawsuit against the the Lumosity hucksters – some day. Favourable effects of frequent video game playing have also been observed. It has been shown that action video game playing can enhance probabilistic inferences, as well as visual skills related to attention, memory and the spatial resolution of vision. Furthermore, […]

Psychopaths Are Pretty Much Opposite of What Media Says, Of Course

Take Away:  “Decisions about juvenile and adult offenders that are based on faulty assumptions about violence risk, etiology, and treatment amenability have adverse consequences, both for individual offenders and the public,” Psychopathy: A misunderstood personality disorder Psychopathic personalities are some of the most memorable characters portrayed in popular media today…But scientific research suggests that psychopathy […]

The Post Modernism Scam: All Truth is Subjective – Even AIDS! Tony Robbins and Deepak Chopra

Excerpt from online intereview from the two hucksters: “Chopra: HIV may be a precipitating agent in a susceptible host.   The material agent is never the cause of the disease.  It may be the final factor in inducing the full-blown syndrome in somebody who’s already susceptible. Robbins: But what made them susceptible? Chopra: Their own […]

Does No Good to Punish Violent Offenders, Of Course…

Top Line – • Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment… • “When these violent offenders completed neuropsychological tasks, they failed to learn from punishment cues, to change their behaviour in the face of changing contingencies, and made poorer quality decisions despite longer periods of deliberation,” […]