Paul Bloom and Barry Schwartz on practical applications of the paradox of choice
Jonathan Phillips and Charles Randy Gallistel on memory
If somebody asked me what my kidneys are doing right now, I would have no idea. Yet, we really do believe that we pretty much know what goes on in our heads. And that’s because we do have access to a piece of it called the conscious mind, and that wrongly gives us the feeling that we know all of it.