THUNK – 156. Less Wrong, Rationality, & Logicbros

I focus a lot on improving my critical thinking skills & knowledge of bias, but I may just be honing deadly weapons to be wielded by the mad spectre that sometimes possesses me.

-Links for the Curious-

Reply to Davis-Stober et al.: Violations of rationality in a psychophysical task are not aggregation artifacts (Tsetsos et al, 2016) – www.pnas.org/content/early/2016/07/25/1608989113.long

The Polarizing Impact of Science Literacy and Numeracy on Perceived Climate Change Risks (Braman et al, 2012) – scholarship.law.gwu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1298&context=faculty_publications

“Realism about Rationality,” by Ricraz on LessWrong – www.lesswrong.com/posts/suxvE2ddnYMPJN9HD/realism-about-rationality

@TheSoundDefense on Twitter – twitter.com/thesounddefense/status/986417178864795648?lang=en

Practical Reason (Wallace, 2014) – plato.stanford.edu/entries/practical-reason/#MaxRat
A likely logicbro on imgur – imgur.com/gallery/b9vrd6w

“Adam Ruins Logic,” by Eternal Life Fan – www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8bhBiY-Kgs

“America the Intelligent,” by Peter Moore – today.yougov.com/topics/lifestyle/articles-reports/2014/05/11/intelligence

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