LOSING CONFIDENCE   ⏱09:45

how scientists lose confidence in their own work, the mega corporations who infiltrate our dreams & music to listen to in the gym after work, you know,

episode #13, 2nd July 2021 #confidence #error #dreams #inception #music   image source

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our main brain stories this episode...


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THE LOSS OF CONFIDENCE PROJECT

in the loss-of-confidence project, scientists admit to & discuss the mistakes & poor practice that has led them to lose confidence in their previous work. a bold and inspiring move. more like this please   [read more...]

this story was in episode #13. original article: Rohrer et al., 2021 (Perspectives on Psychological Science), image source #error #mistake #confidence #phacking

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'INCEPTION' IS A REALITY

40 researchers concerned about an advertiser's influence over our subconscious minds wrote an open letter mentioning the advertiser 16 times, linking to their you tube video & getting stories about them in the daily mail & science magazine   [read more...]

this story was in episode #13. original article: Moutinho, 2021 (Science), reported in: DxE on 29th June 2021 & The Daily Mail by Stacy Liberatore on 17th June 2021 #advertiser #dream #subconscious #DiCaprio

ratings: DxE: fair - scientific story mostly intact   The Daily Mail: fact - scientific story reported well  


MOTIVATIONAL MUSIC FIGHTS MENTAL FATIGUE

two studies of fit people in edinburgh find that listening to motivational music during physical speed & endurance tests counteracts the draining effects of mental fatigue. whistle while you work out!   [read more...]

this story was in episode #13. original article: Lam et al., 2021 (Journal of Human Sport and Exercise), reported in: The Daily Mail by Johnathan Chadwick on 22nd June 2021 #exercise #music #fatigue #motivation

rating: The Daily Mail: fact - scientific story reported well