Brain

A picture is worth a thousand words

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

AND, science now shows us words rely more on pictures than we had originally thought. For the first time, researchers report that they “were able to link the auditory signal in the brain to what a person said they heard when what they actually heard was something different.” When there is a disconnect between visual and auditory information, visual dominates …

The Believing Brain

Book Review: The Believing Brain by Michael Shermer

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

We cannot separate human behavior from human biology. That much seems clear even to the lay person. Michael Shermer manages to shed even more light on that view of how things come to be accepted by individuals as “truth.” The brain, as Shermer demonstrates, “is a belief engine. From sensory data flowing in through the senses the brain naturally begins …

Book Review: Brain Brilliant by AmyK Hutchins

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, Book Reviews

As defined by AmyK, Brain Brilliant is about knowing “how your own brain and mind operate.” She posits that if you know more about how “your brain functions and fires and the manner in which your mind assimilates and accommodates your experiences you can gain huge benefits.” Her very readable and informative book goes about developing that thesis. AmyK Hutchens …