Dealing With Uncertainty Is A Science: Use It!

Here are six straightforward steps to making better decisions and regaining a sense of calm and … [+] control. getty We humans hate uncertainty. Our brains treat it like a threat and trigger us to avoid it. Yet, since the pandemic, there’s been no getting around it: Making decisions without as much confidence as we’d … Read more

Fossils and Other Living Things: Clearly Uncertainty Abounds

I have a hand-sized piece of gray rock (limestone, possibly) in my collection from a Devonian Period formation in western Ukraine. (This post goes deep in time and, so, avoids that country horrific present and uncertain future.) The rock is covered with many small fossils, all from the same animal, an animal about which paleontologists … Read more