Your heart and brain, connected

Recently found this amazing Article, which demonstrates how our memory for words can change depending on how our heart is beating. This article is a fantastic piece on how seemingly impossible details in our physiology can impact cognition. Here’s how it works: your heart has a very well understood beating pattern, called the “QRS” complex: […]

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What is the Empiricist Blog?

Ironically, most of us ignore empirical evidence when we choose to understand how decisions are made.  The evidence shows that we are biologically wired to feel our way toward good decisions, that no decisions are devoid of emotion, and that reason and emotion work together for good decision making. But most of us think that […]

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