As extreme weather events seem to be increasing around the world, changes consistent with the kinds of things climate change is predicted to cause, ma...
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If you want to know what goes on in your brain as you "think", and you can only read one of the flood of recent books on the subject, you can not do better than Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow.
Sooner or later, the leak will stop and we'll move on. It makes sense to worry most about what threatens you now, but it's a lousy way to assess the risks we really face.
Psychologists who've studied our decision-making processes have observed cognitive biases that tend to get us in trouble. These biases don't make you a bad person, they just make you human.
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