Perspectives on George Washington’s Nose

Looking at something from various angles and distances can help us see things we might miss otherwise.

Little House on *this* Prairie?

Sometimes we become so sure of something, we let momentum establish it as a fact in our mind. When we encounter the actual fact, we don’t recognize it.

American robin

Critical Thinking Helps with Wildlife ID (& Everything Else)

We can train our brains to think more effectively, to sharpen our critical thinking skills. Being aware of our perspectives and biases moves us in the right direction.

thinking skills

5 Ways to Sharpen Your Thinking Skills

Follow these tips to keep your brain out of autopilot, and you’ll see how thinking and thoughtfulness can help keep you out of trouble, increase your influence, maximize your success, and make more people like you.


Is Faith Rational? It Depends

Faith, by definition, is belief without proof, but it does not have to be — nor should it be — belief without evidence.