Weird Factors That Distort Your Thinking & How Animals Perceive the World
Holding on to a grudge can feel righteous. After all, you’ve been wronged. You are entitled to hold that grudge. However, there are a lot more reasons - and better ones - to let that grudge go. This episode begins with an explanation and a great quote to remember about grudges. Source: Judith Kuriansky author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to a Healthy Relationship (https://amzn.to/3KQEetb)
So many things can alter your thinking in ways you don’t realize. For example, the human brain has trouble making sense of fractions. We are also less open minded to ideas that conflict with what we already believe even if the evidence is obvious. And there are other ways your thinking gets distorted. Joining me to discuss this is James Zimring, Professor of Experimental Pathology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and author of the book Partial Truths: How Fractions Distort our Thinking (https://amzn.to/3LxUj85).
The world animals live in is very different than ours. Mainly, that’s because the way they sense their surroundings is so much different. Some animals see what we can’t, others hear what we can’t while others taste what we can’t. And the more we know about this, the better we can understand our own senses. Listen as my guest Jackie Higgins explains. Jackie is a writer, producer and director of films about animals and she is author of a book called Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses (https://amzn.to/3OUqY9S).
If you struggle with your weight, your allergy medicine may be partially to blame. Some common antihistamines have been linked to weight gain in some people. Listen as I explain what the research says. https://www.verywellhealth.com/do-antihistamines-cause-weight-gain-83094
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