Western vs. Eastern Thought & Book Motivations w/ Richard Nisbett

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.
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Thinking: A Memoir by Richard Nisbett on Amazon
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Grow a Little More

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.

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Culture Fair Intelligence Test Critique

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”