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Regression to the Mean

So why, if positive reinforcement is so great, does punishment seem to be more effective? To answer this we need to understand the statistical phenomenon called, “Regression to the Mean.”

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In the book How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer (recommended by John Kessel), one subject he brings to light is the neurological insight to optimize learning.

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Books of the Mind

Is it emotion or reason that helps us to decide? How do we decide in situations where we don't have time to 'think' logically or rationally...

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