Visit my Substack and subscribe to be updated on all new column and podcast episode releases!
This is the fourth and final part of Richard and Christian’s conversation where they discuss the differences in Western versus Eastern thought and Richard’s motivations behind writing his book. Richard recently released his new book Thinking: A Memoir, in which he details different human reasoning errors, why those errors occur, and how to improve your reasoning. Episode 48.
Listen to the full episode here!
Thinking: A Memoir by Richard Nisbett on Amazon
Follow Christian on Instagram @cashliman
What would it mean to operate at peak efficiency?
What is a peak?
The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines a peak firstly as a noun, a prominent mountain or hilltop, a place you can physically plant your feet. The definition goes on to describe a peak as a verb, to reach a maximum capacity or value of something. Finally, a peak is defined as an adjective, being at or reaching the superlative level or performance output.
Across the table, where there stands no mirror
I see myself—sitting and staring through my own body
Feel the beams of vision pierce through my sternum
Pressing into matter that pumps blood through my beating heart
Meandering around bones and fibers that carry my being
Shooting out of my back, into an unknown corner of this room
Continue reading “In His Image”
Psychological Test Critique Written By Christian J. Ashliman
The Culture Fair Intelligence Test, or CFIT, is an evaluation of an individual’s IQ using methods that strive to remove any sort of cultural bias. Primarily, its goal is to test general abilities that are comparably independent of academic achievement, socioeconomic status, and other similar environmental factors. Continue reading “Culture Fair Intelligence Test Critique”