The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their memories.This is going to blow your mind.Here is how it works.Take a look at these …

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The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment

One of the most infamous psychological studies ever conducted was the Stanford Prison Experiment. It’s mentioned in almost every intro to psychology textbook. They tend to focus on how unethical it was, and are less critical of its supposed conclusion.August 14th, 1971.Palo Alto, California.Twelve young men are rounded up from their homes by police,placed under …

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