Ahoy me hearties! Sure, it's fun to say things like "Arrr!" and "Shiver me timbers," you can even celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th, but here – at Tip Shack, we’re going to tell you how everything it takes to actually become a pirate. Read on or “Ill skewer yer gizzard, ye salty sea bass... Avast!”
Humans are not rational by definition. Emotion drives more of our decisions than logic and we all suffer from cognitive biases, systematic errors in thinking that distort our perception. Psychologists have identified over 100 of these thinking biases that arise from various processes or limitations, from limits to brain capacity to the desire to be liked or included in a group.
Critical thinking skills are essential to making good - or at least not bad – decisions; is it impossible to get pregnant the first time I have sex? Where should I bury the survivors of a plane crash on the border of the US and Canada? Do vaccines cause autism? What is the healthiest diet there is?