In this week’s #GeekReads: catching stress through TV screens; the benefits of confusion in the classroom; how rough surfaces can heighten empathy; decision-making and the brain; situational vs. moral wrongs.
Weighing options. A relatively neglected section of the brain may play a role in helping us recall the value we assign objects when making decisions. From McGill University Health Centre via Science Daily.
Blanket statements. We often make sweeping condemnations about others’ behavior based on moral principle rather than acknowledging that the behavior may be situational. From Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D. via Psychology Today.
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