“Do Autistic People ‘get’ Jokes?” AND More On Best 5 Thursday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) Do autistic people ‘get’ jokes? Originally dubbed “little professors” by Viennese paediatrician Hans Asperger, autistic people have often been thought to be a rather serious bunch. So do autistic people even have a sense of humour? A new BBC podcast, 1800 Seconds … More “Do Autistic People ‘get’ Jokes?” AND More On Best 5 Thursday Reads

“What Actually Is a Belief? And Why Is It So Hard to Change?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads

Hello and welcome to another edition of Best 5 Reads. Lets begin! 1) What Actually Is a Belief? And Why Is It So Hard to Change? “For some of our most important beliefs, we have no evidence at all, except that people we love and trust hold these beliefs. Considering how little we know, the … More “What Actually Is a Belief? And Why Is It So Hard to Change?” AND More on Best 5 Friday Reads