Category Archives: Intuition

The Pitfalls of Intuition and Memory

Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman discusses the innate weakness of human thought, deceptive memories and the misleading power of intuition. Psychologists distinguish between a “System 1” and a “System 2,” which control our actions. System 1 represents what we may … Continue reading

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The neurological basis of intuition

Most of us have experienced the vague feeling of knowing something without having any memory of learning it. This phenomenon is commonly known as a “gut feeling” or “intuition“; more accurately though, it is described as implicit or unconscious recognition … Continue reading

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