Archive for September 4th, 2009

Are we truly in control of our decisions? Dan Ariely, a behavioural economist, illustrates how flawed our intuition can become sometimes. Often our decisions are dictated not by our cognition, but by the availability of options given to us. This flaw can lead us into making some surprisingly stupid decisions.

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Orgasm Deconstructed

Quoting decades of research, from Kinsey to Masters and Johnson, Mary Roach provides a very funny yet straightforward look at sexual climaxes. She cites 10 amazing claims about orgasms and shares a few surprising insights on human sexuality.

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