Daily Archives: June 6, 2008

Politics and the Brain

A recent study came out which you can read here. Basically, the recent brain-imaging study shows that our political predilections are a product of unconscious confirmation bias. In other words, we first come up with an opinion (for example, being … Continue reading

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All Scholarships are a form of Affirmative Action

Not really, but hear me out. Let’s ask what’s the point of affirmative action.  Well, it started with Johnson’s presidency and the purpose was to rectify previous injustices, and to disestablish institutional racism. Now, the applications of this have been … Continue reading

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