Brain Science for Writers 7/21/15

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Just two questions predict how well a pilot will handle an emergency. I wonder how much of the self reported scores is reflective of confidence vs. actual ability.

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The scaremongers were wrong: Metalheads from the 80s are thriving. Yeah, but I wonder how they do on hearing tests.

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I bought a house that is simply too big and now I have to hire a cleaning service… The humble brag is now an area of scientific inquiry.

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