An hourlong guided meditation on the breath and pleasant sensations in the body, by Michael Taft for the San Francisco Dharma Collective. Often Michael's guided meditations begin with 15 minutes of shamatha (focus and relaxation) before moving on...
Metacognition – the ability to represent, monitor and control ongoing cognitive processes
– helps us perform many tasks, both when acting alone and when working with others.
While metacognition is adaptive, and found in other animals, we should not...
ⒷⓇⓎⒸⒺNew paper in TiCS on the cultural origins of metacognition, from Heyes, Bang, Shea, Frith, & Fleming
Experts fear swarms like those seen in Africa will become more common as tropical storms create favourable breeding conditions
ⒷⓇⓎⒸⒺOver the past few days, I’ve heard about pestilence & earthquakes, war is never far away, and this is all going to yield famine...oh and the pope went Protestant. I don’t know my Xtian prophesies well, what’s on the horizon?
Thread by @mspowahs: I get it: you're on lockdown. You're trying to do a lot with a little. It's hard to find joy in the midst of fear, depreand austerity. That's why it's time to learn about totwaffles. (thread) Totwaffles are special in that they...
ⒷⓇⓎⒸⒺAmazing thread on totwaffles. I was surprised by the embedded social commentary...🤣
Thread by @participha: I've been thinking these days: I hope we learn. I hope we learn about solidarity and care. I've also been hoping: thatarry what we learn forward with us, into the future. And wondering: How? Here's a nice allegory for the...
Welcome to Discord's home for real-time and historical data on system performance.
ⒷⓇⓎⒸⒺMe: I have an idea, I’ll start a discord for discussing academic papers
World: go ahead, but with all of the new traffic that discord is experiencing, it’ll probably crash as soon as you get it up and running