Gaba, the neurotransmitter that holds the key.
Even though you are technically still awake?
Blame our evolutionary past.
It’s called “the illusion of explanatory depth.”
Scientific weight to the Oedipus Complex.
Beware the ‘selfish brain hypothesis.’
Because ‘they would throw one person under a bus to save five’?
When you go from objective recollection to subjective evaluation…
Cognitive dissonance. It’s a real conflict.
All comes down to one thing: whether you’d prefer to wake or be woken, disturb or be disturbed.
Your brain. It’s not set in stone.
This is not a conscious decision; our primitive brain takes over and immobilises us.
And does how “expensive” we perceive a certain medicine influence how we react to it?
The power of suggestion alone.
That damn confirmation bias.
But hinder your problem making skills?
And make you prone to illness?
First place isn’t necessarily the best.
Even the most effective leaders benefit from being self-deprecating.
Is psychopathy a disorder… or a different way of being?
Your beliefs… they are your best medicine.
Our voices are linked to our social status.
And trigger flights of productivity?
It’s all about ‘unitisation’. And maybe some singing.
Or do the intensely religious have a stronger sense of morality?