The soldier mindset, also known as motivated reasoning, leads us to defend the stronghold of our belief commitments against intellectual threats, come what may.
Rather than refute Harris by pointing out why his statement scores high on the irony meter, I thought I’d ask ChatGPT to do it for me.
The idea that science has somehow shown the irrelevance of the mind to explaining behavior is seriously confused.
Many psychology students are subjected to this day to an exploded pop neuroscience myth endorsed by celebrity scientist Carl Sagan.
Pattern completion tasks like this have been part of aptitude testing for a long time. The NSA and CIA, for instance, have used them to help in hiring analysts.