Daniel Gross' post about feedback loops:

Don’t Answer All the Feedback
One of the great weaknesses of many of the tools we use to collaborate on ideas and discuss ideas is the soft form of feedback and critique. When the author or the publisher comments on a blog post, he or she is mostly engaging in public feedback. The author writes a note to his or her audience for …
The question on our minds: Is Facebook giving us a bad case of tech addiction?
If you have ever been addicted to Facebook, your reward system will tell you exactly what you need to do. Your feed shows you posts from people you like and engage with, like Tim Cook and Lena Dunham. You learn when your friends like those posts, and then your feed becomes saturated with feeds. So y…
The Neuroscience of Facebook: Are Facebook posts ‘Pretending’ to be News?
A comparison of the anterior prefrontal cortex and caudate nucleus in the brains of adolescents and adults. Credit: neuroimage/iStock A half-century ago, psychologists observed that toddlers had a relationship to the world that was undeveloped, but by age 3, we were already taking sides on social c…
How bad is your social media?
Feedback loops, self-regulating mechanisms that direct you toward a good product or sequence of actions or behavior that leads to a reward, are almost always workarounds for flawed rewards. Those corrupted rewards usually involve some conditional interaction between you and an external party. If the…
Listen to other professionals about how to solve their problems.
Photo Once in a while, when my career as a journalist brings me to a large working area, I like to spend a day or so listening to others’ feedback loops. It’s a “give and take” in which I often get my own ideas. For example, I’ve read many accounts of a new, hot, friendly doctor who sets the stand…

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Ways to Enhance Morality Using Brain Stimulation
A person’s mind processes information in a variety of ways, each using a different set of brain functions, senses, and emotions. As she processes information she seeks to balance those things to achieve her goals. As information is absorbed, the person tries to learn and retain what she needs, which…