Reasoning
Reasoning

# Which Reasoning Style Best Describes The Way You Think?

How rational are you, really? This comprehensive online quiz by ClearerThinking.org will not only provide you with theâ€¦

# When Facts Threaten Our Beliefs, We Resort To Bullshit Rationalizations

Facts are great, except when they undermine our worldview. As a new study shows, when confronted with factualâ€¦

# Monkeys Make The Same Bad Gambling Decisions That Humans Do

Humans have a remarkable ability to see patterns where none exist. In the hot-hand phenomenon we perceive streaks ofâ€¦

# This Calculator Tells You How Much Money Your Time Is Really Worth

As a finite resource, our time is a precious commodity. But determining the precise value it holds in our lives is notâ€¦

# Crows Understand a Fundamental Part of Logical Reasoning

Crows are far more rational than we had realized. New research shows that wild New Caledonian crows can compete withâ€¦

# How Your Mistakes Can Make You a More Rational Person

As humans we make mistakes all the time, but we don't often recognize them for what they are: setbacks that are beggingâ€¦

# A Test to Measure How Rational You Really Are

Standard IQ tests are problematic on many levels â€” not least, because they do very little to tell us about the qualityâ€¦

# Bees are actually capable of deductive reasoning

We've known for a while that bees choose their flowers based on what they see other bees doing. This type of learningâ€¦

# Why you're probably not as rational as you think you are â€” and what you can do about it

When it comes to self-improvement, few people consider their reasoning skills. Most of us simply assume - and take forâ€¦

# Our brains can be logical and compassionate â€” just not at the same time

The human brain is unquestioningly an amazing thing. But for all its strengths, it can be pretty glitchy at times. Andâ€¦

# Why Smart People Are Actually Dumb

The human brain is a weird old thing. When confronted with a new, uncertain situation, it virtually always abandonsâ€¦

# Does Chewing Gum Make You Dumb?

If you thought that chewing gum helped you concentrate, it might be time to reassess. While some old research hasâ€¦

# Baboons are capable of understanding analogies

The ability to form analogies, to look at two unrelated situations and recognize the basic similarities that bind themâ€¦