Practice, Repetition, Habit, Routine, Ritual and Decision Making in Risk Most decisions made by people are unconscious. The idea that decision making is brain activity between individuals is simply … [Read more...] about Practice, Repetition, Habit, Routine, Ritual and Decision Making in Risk
Biosemiotics is the idea that life is based on semiosis, i.e., on signs, symbols and codes. Biosemiotics is the study of signs in living systems. In ecological life there is a ’thinking’ dynamic or … [Read more...] about Unconscious Codes, Ecological Thinking in Risk
Safety seems to avoid the most important things when thinking about tackling risk. There seems to be no interest in safety in the nature of the human unconscious nor any interest in anything outside … [Read more...] about The Rational, aRational and Irrational in Safety
How Workers Really Make Decisions Latest video by Dr Rob Long as a follow up to his previous article: How Do Workers Make Decisions? Video Transcript (video below this): I’m asked many, many times … [Read more...] about How Workers Really Make Decisions
How Do Workers Make Decisions? This is the question on the tongue of Safety but has no idea of an answer. I saw a video recently about ‘predicting behaviour in safety’. This was a slick piece of … [Read more...] about How Do Workers Make Decisions?
Brain-Centredness and Occular-Centredness in Risk Such a small amount of what we ‘see’ is processed through the eyes and brain indeed, this amounts to less than 5% of all ways in which we sense the … [Read more...] about Brain-Centredness and Occular-Centredness in Risk
Daydreaming and Safety I can remember when the song Daydream was released (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnlCtPh25jk), I was 13 years of age and the music of the time was astounding even … [Read more...] about Daydreaming and Safety
‘A social and community psychology of resilience is needed if we are to understand why many of us are not always able to preserve well-being and sustain our progress toward the goals we have … [Read more...] about Why Resilience Cannot be Engineered