Don’t think of a pink monkey. Don’t think of a pink monkey. Don’t think of a pink monkey.

When someone tells you ‘Don’t panic!’ or ‘Don’t get stressed’ or even ‘Don’t worry’, the last thing that your brain hears is: ‘Panic!’, ‘Get stressed’ and ‘worry’. But it doesn’t only happen with commands. It’s not only when people are trying to reassure you that their intention may have the …

A Deep Dive into: Perception [pt.1] – HYPOTHETICAL: If you were born without the sense of touch, sight, hearing, taste or smell, would you understand about the world (if anything)? [Is our understanding of the world –and science– innate in any way]?

Imagine from the start of your life, that you’ve never seen, touched, heard, smelt or tasted anything… What would you understand, and what would you imagine about the world? Is it possible that maybe you could understand the universe in one way we do? Some ways? All ways? Or in …