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Don’t Trust Your Brain (Risk Assessment – Part 2)

When psychologists talk about how a person thinks about their own thoughts, they call it “metacognition.” It deals with the accuracy with which a person can evaluate how they’re thinking about something, and then use that knowledge. So, when someone … Continue reading

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Wisdom from the Small Fish

I really like small town newspapers. The big ones, like the New York Times and WSJ, are good for keeping up with world and national news and topics, but the little ones almost always end up with some gem of … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Snake-Oil Salesmen

You’ve seen them out in the business world. When they start talking, you’re reminded of late-night commercials that purport to tell you that the perfect knife set can be yours for only $19.95, satisfaction guaranteed. But, wait… there’s more.  They’re … Continue reading

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