WHAT IS INTUITION? – Marilyn Armstrong

Weekly Word Prompt - Intuition Intuition - the sure knowledge that even though your husband swears he cleaned the bathroom, it isn't clean. Bet on it. How can a man who is so personally fastidious be oblivious to the dirt all around him? Is this a guy thing? Some weird part of the male psyche? I'm … Continue reading WHAT IS INTUITION? – Marilyn Armstrong

A PRACTICAL COURSE … – Sue Vincent

“…am I missing something?” The frantic voice on the phone made it quite clear that he really hoped he was… “There’s a grey ring with symbols on it. Turn it to the one with parallel lines.” “Okay, done that.” “Then, above where the ‘U’ shaped bit of red plastic is, there is a red slider. … Continue reading A PRACTICAL COURSE … – Sue Vincent

Why Incompetent People Think They’re Amazing

How competent are we? Are they? Are any of us? Do we want to know?

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Research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we tend to overestimate our own abilities. Psychologists call this phenomena – the Dunning-Kruger effect.

THIS IS COOL. I WANT TO LEARN SOMETHING ELSE, TOO!

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Further Readings And References @ Sparkonit, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Pacific Standard

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR PINGBACKS

Our pingbacks needed a vacation. They were overworked. Tired. Fed up. Weary of being used and never rewarded for their important role in keeping the lines of communications open. The pingbacks went walkabout. On strike. Gone away. I understand. If I were a pingback, I'd take vacations too. But you are back now. Please tell your friends, the reblogs, to … Continue reading UNDERSTANDING YOUR PINGBACKS