Alphapsy Archives

Who thinks the Earth is flat?

This post was first published in 2006 on the Alphapsy blog.Less people than you think. Most people have the representation of Columbus valiantly fighting against the authorities and finally

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The face of the thinker

This post was first puvlished in 2006 on the Alphapsy blog.The hindsight bias is the tendency to say after an event happened that “we knew it all along”, that it’s not really

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The Blushing Brain

This post was first published in 2006 on the Alphapsy blog.Moral philosophers have long made the distinguo between guilt (the awareness of doing something intrinsically wrong) and shame (the

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God is dead?

This post was originally published in 2006 on the Alphapsy blog.Atheists (and religious people sometimes too) often think that people believe in God because it shields them from the fear of their

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Art and patterns

This post was first published in 2006 on the Alphapsy blog.This is an extremely speculative post exploring multimodal perception in artists. It was primed by this fascinating paper written by

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