Perception is our awareness and our impressions of things.


Factoids tagged with "Perception"

Stability Breeds Instability Fact

Stability isn’t necessarily destabilizing, but as Hyman Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis eludes: longterm stability breeds instability and diminishes resilience in economic markets, mainly due to psychological factors.

Tableware Affects the Taste of Food Fact

According to recent food science, tableware (plates, cups, and cutlery) affect the taste of food along with a number of other factors like color, smell, sound, and more.

People Can Multitask Effectively Myth

People can’t multitask effectively. Giving simultaneous attention to tasks, or alternating and dividing attention between tasks, reduces the performance of at least one task.

Blog Posts tagged with "Perception"

Giving Names to Concepts

We discuss “giving names to concepts” (defining terms), identifying with terms, be identified by terms, and the implications of this.

Conspiracy Theories Explained

We explain the concept of conspiracy theories, including why people formulate them, using examples of famous conspiracy theories from history.