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Forum: Diavlog comments 10-10-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,418
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Re: Science Saturday: Language and Thought (Joshua Knobe & Lera Boroditsky)

I enjoyed this diavlog quite a bit. The research and results that Lera provides would seem to support the Whorfian view that language affects thought, but in my opinion, really support the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 10-10-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,418
Posted By paulkdeuter
Re: Science Saturday: Language and Thought (Joshua Knobe & Lera Boroditsky)

I enjoyed this diavlog quite a bit. The research and results that Lera provides would seem to support the Whorfian view that language affects thought, but in my opinion, really support the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 08-11-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,474
Posted By paulkdeuter
Re: Stop and Smell the Aqua Buddha (Dana Goldstein & Katherine Mangu-Ward)

I wish you would visit a school and watch what the kids eat. Just because you put an apple on their tray, it doesn't mean that they will eat it. There is a tremendous amount of wasted food in the...
Forum: Diavlog comments 06-06-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 32,069
Posted By paulkdeuter
Re: Game Theory - Prisoner's Dilemma - Tit for Tat

The game doesn't end, but rather if the participants start playing "cooperate" they have a huge incentive to continue to play "cooperate". The benefits of cooperate are greater than the benefits of...
Forum: Diavlog comments 06-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 32,069
Posted By paulkdeuter
Game Theory - Prisoner's Dilemma - Tit for Tat

In Economics, there is a Game-Theory game called "Prisoner's Dilemma" and a strategy in that game called "Tit-for-Tat".

The Israeli's and Palestinian's have been playing Tit-for-Tat now for 60...
Forum: Diavlog comments 02-20-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,222
Posted By paulkdeuter
Re: Mr. Right, Mr. Good Enough, and Mr. Edwards (Emily Bazelon & Dana Goldstein)

It seems odd to me that there is no acknowledgement of the obvious darwinian calculus that is performed in the decision to leave an unfaithful husband. Jenny Sanford had the opportunity to cash in...
Forum: Diavlog comments 08-15-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,762
Posted By paulkdeuter
Re: Cheers! from the Black Guys at BhTV (John McWhorter & Glenn Loury)

McWhorter/Loury diavlogs are the best!

I find myself agreeing with most everything they said, but sorry about the things the they didn't say...

1. The "race issue" exists for whites too. ...
Forum: Diavlog comments 08-02-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,575
Posted By paulkdeuter
Re: Percontations: Sweet Revenge (Michael McCullough & Dacher Keltner)

Great diavlog. Both speakers cite the Selfish Gene and both acknowledge the brain hardware involved in cooperation and revenge. But neither seems to realize that they are essentially two sides of...
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