There is literally no limit to the thoughts the human mind can have. But then out of that infinity of possible thoughts, how do we know which ones to consider and which ones aren't worth our time? How do we know what *not* to think? Here's our new idea
Notes from Fiery Cushman’s fascinating talk yesterday, on how we know what *not* to think Read more here:
Trends in Cognitive Sciences How We Know What Not To
"We must have some rapid & unconscious ability to generate a small set of nonactual possibilities that merit consideration, while excluding the infinity of useless others"? on knowing what not to think, TICS opinion, autism-relevant, free
How we know what *not* to think ft. , A. Morris, & Proposes a unified theoretical framework on how we select possible actions that are worth considering from the infinity of unrealized actions that are better left ignored.
Ever wonder how we "select possible actions that are worth considering from the infinity of unrealized actions that are better left ignored?" et al. tell us in an excellent new paper! Reading it is an action worth considering.
"How do individual differences in subjective value affect the representation of possibilities? For example, if individuals with psychopathy do not consider harmful behavior 'low value', are they more likely to consider it possible by default?"
How We Know What Not To Think: Trends in Cognitive Sciences
How We Know What Not To Think: Trends in Cognitive Sciences