Archive for May 2018

MORE AND MORE ATTENTION IS BEING PAID TO THE BRAIN’S POWERS OF THIN SLICING

My all-time favorite description of what time is comes not from a scientist but from a writer of pulp science fiction, the late Ray Cumming. In 1922, he observed that time is “what keeps everything from happening at once.”
This is more than a not-half-way-bad way of describing time. In fact, it’s such a doggone-good way [...]