Posts tagged cognition

The Trust Gap: Why People Are So Cynical

Psyblog looks at why we have so much difficulty in trusting others.

In one experiment people honoured the trust placed in them between 80% and 90% of the time, but only estimated that others would honour their trust about 50% of the time.


Some Social Skills May Be Genetic

Wired magazine has an article which highlights genetic aspects of cognition.

“The findings suggest that face-recognition and other cognitive skills may be separate from each other, and independent of general intelligence”

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