by Richards J. Heuer Jr. 20+ mins The Psychology of Intelligence Analysis
This book is posted on the CIA's website as it is required reading for their intelligence officers. The author discusses the fundamental limitations in human mental processes can prompt people to jump to conclusions and employ other simplifying strategies that lead to predictably faulty judgments known as cognitive biases.
by Jamail Yogis 10 mins Is Surfing More Sport or Religion?
Even hardcore devotees disagree, though many acknowledge there’s something profoundly spiritual about catching waves—a feeling scientists attribute to the power of being in the water.