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November 2015

The Dance of Reason and Effect

According to Scott Slovic, there is “a new kind of power to appreciate what’s happening in our heads” and that statement couldn’t be more true. Our minds are a powerful thing, and being able to understand them better can help us become more self aware and develop a stronger ability to interpret the world around us. In Numbers and Nerves, Scott Slovic and his father Paul Slovic write about psychological concepts and how they can empower us. This week Scott Slovic talks to us about how Numbers and Nerves came to be and what he would like authors and readers to take away from the book. Next week Paul Slovic will talk about the human mind, psychic numbing, and desensitization.