Real Intuition Requires Expertise

“Every Chess master was once a beginner”  — GM Irving Chernev Watching a high performer navigate quickly through a fast changing landscape one can’t help but notice the ease and speed that decisions are made. High performers make it look easy; decisions come fast with little deliberate thought and they remain accurate. Observers tend to…

Fukushima Dogs Experience Persistent Distress

A paper in Nature Scientific Reports documents that dogs displaced by the Fukushima disaster (March 11 2011) show persistent signs of stress and symptoms of PTSD. The authors compared dogs displaced by the disaster in Fukushima to abandoned dogs in Kanagawa, a region not affected by the earthquake. Compared to the Kanagawan dogs, the Fukushima…