All hail summer!

By Razib Khan | June 18, 2012 11:56 pm

As you can see my blog sabbatical is pretty much over. And I prefer the original “Summertime” song for what it’s worth….

  • Karl Zimmerman

    I’ll take it this is an open thread and post this link of interest. A new study has suggested what I said in the last few months – smart people are not only no more likely to overcome their cognitive biases – they are less likely.

  • Justin Loe

    I can see metrics of cognitive biases to be (potentially) as useful as measures of intelligence.

  • toto

    Kahneman’s latest (and perhaps last) book, “Thinking, fast and slow”, is just plain awesome.

    Interestingly, the concept of a slow, effortful, cognitive “system 2” (as opposed to the fast, easy-going and automatic system 1) is finding a counterpart in hard neuroscience, in the form of the fronto-parietal “multiple demand” network.


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I have degrees in biology and biochemistry, a passion for genetics, history, and philosophy, and shrimp is my favorite food. In relation to nationality I'm a American Northwesterner, in politics I'm a reactionary, and as for religion I have none (I'm an atheist). If you want to know more, see the links at


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