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Sunday, December 18, 2016

A Topic for Spring

Music has charms to run a mental marathon?

Friday, December 16, 2016

Assignment for Spring 2017

It has been suggested in our final meeting of 2016 that we read one or two books for discussion when we start again in the Spring term.

The books are:

  • Faster by James Gleick, and/or 
  • The Control of Nature by John McPhee.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Meeting Notice for December 16

Well, we will be meeting for the last time in 2016 this Friday, December 16.  We will pick up with the review of cognitive bias that we began last Friday.

We will, as usual, meet at the Eastside Branch of the Lexington Public Library at 9:45am.  The room will be posted by the library staff.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Meeting Notice for December 9

We will have our penultimate meeting for 2016 December 9 at the Eastside Branch of the Lexington Public Library.  Deliberations start at 9:45am.

Let's consider discussing one or more of the cognitive biases presented (linked) on the SIG web page at

 You may also want to look at the Wikipedia article on cognitive bias. 

Further, you may want to browse the results of a search for the term "cognitive bias" at the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.