From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul> Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 05:04:18 -0000 Archived: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 06:33:44 -0500 Subject: Re: Hamlet & The Power Of Beliefs To Shape Reality >Source: ScientificAmerican.Com >http://tinyurl.com/83bvnwg Thanks a lot - there's a more concise and punchier summary of both studies at Psychology Today: http://tinyurl.com/6pynsqf "How Mistakes Can Make You Smarter" and hopefully may add them to a growing list of summaries and abstracts - at: www.perceptions.couk.com/magic2.html#more1 which so far is as follows (along with text articles) "dogmatics/skeptics tend to be blind to unexpected phenomena" www.perceptions.couk.com/no-see.txt "nervous people tend to be more dogmatic" www.perceptions.couk.com/nerv-pol.txt "People who feel anxious, helpless turn to religion & extremism" www.perceptions.couk.com/rel-anx.txt "Smarter people more inclined to non-traditional values" www.perceptions.couk.com/intell-eccentric.txt Have also just tried a Google scholarly article search and it seems there's a good deal of effort going into 'classifying' folk by responses and brain shape differences, and, maybe more worryingly, a lot of (gov't subsidized?) work on chemical, electrical, electronic methods of 'control' (of emotion, cognition) for various folk. Maybe gov't would like us all to be 'nervous dogmatic skeptics'? If only because they're much easier to control? Cheers Ray D Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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