Nate Kornell, Ph.D., researches what cognitive psychology says about how to get the most out of studying. He also researches people's misconceptions and mistakes when studying, and when using their memories in general. Nate is an assistant professor at Williams College.
Ever wonder if the rest of the world has gone crazy? We often go with that thought when, in fact, everyone else isn't suddenly stupid. This blog is about why humans have a basic tendency to be overconfident in ourselves and underestimate everyone else. I also write about learning and memory--both what what actually makes learning effective, and what people think makes learning effective.