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Reg

Yeah, it'd be terrible if you actually to the time to think something through.

joss

How sad really, were happiest when we cannot even complete a thought in our head

Stan Flouride

Yes, it would be sad and terrible, especially if you (like Reg and Joss) were in such a hurry to advertise your lack of comprehension of Ms Miller's self-deprecating sarcasm that you didn't take the time to read what you'd written and see the missing half of the word "took" in your sentence or apostrophe in "we're" before hitting the 'post' button.

David

I think the reason it makes people feel more happy and energetic is because after answering questions like that you quickly think, "ha HAA! I'm good!" and before you start to wonder what importance those questions have, someone says, "Wow, great job!"

Seth

How about they just didnt have time to feel after reading the question because they read it so fast. this is stupid.

Sean

Actually, no, this is not stupid. I believe this is directly linked with the treatment of both ADD and depression, which involve using an EEG and focusing on elevating certain brain waves (while dampening others). The sensation you get while performing this exercise is very similar to that of 'thinking fast'. (Random Google result:) http://www.idealu.com/neuro/

Jared

Posted by: David | September 28, 2006 at 12:41 PM

How about they just didnt have time to feel after reading the question because they read it so fast. this is stupid.

----> Well, I guess David thought about it a little too long...

Jared

.... a little joke.

Jared

And I thought so fast that I'm happy- but too stupid to notice that it was Seth I was quoting and not David...

I guess Seth/David is better off...

Martin of Denmark

Or it might just be the fact that the popsci/typepad webdesigner put posts alittel to close to one another.
- I'm Danish so don't flame me for my spelling ;-)

Nick

....and of course it was this snap thinking that got us into the war in Iraq.....

Julian

No, Iraq was an idiotic decision, but they had more than enough time to think about it. They just didn't bother.

The logic behind these findings is obvious, and has nothing to do with lack of thinking: An activity that forces you to think quickly (playing minesweeper or charades, for example)triggers an increase in the energy flow to your brain, resulting in a sense of well-being. Caffeine and adrenaline work in similar ways, as does the mood-boost caused by exercise.

Simple lack of thinking wouldn't have the same effect (stare at the ceiling and see how energetic and powerful you feel), although snap reactions seem to be very popular on this forum.

Sebastian

Hi, I agree at all with the article. I think when you think fast, you feel more comfortable of yourself, and more confidence about what you do, even if it is wrong or right.

Thanks

Sebastian

Edwards Steven

I also agree with the above article, I guess it might be because when we think fast, our answer is more reflective of our personal feelings at the time and who we truly are. This honesty and self-discovery must be the key to the happiness we later see in ourself.

Edwards Steven

Oops, I made a grammer mistake there, what an awful one ;_), anyway, the correct version:

I also agree with the above article, I guess it might be because when we think fast, our answer is more reflective of our personal feelings at the time and who we truly are. This honesty and self-discovery must be the key to the happiness we later see in ourselves.

George G.

Works for me at roulette. Snap decisions!

Slow wheel with small ball tends to be 1-24 on roulette 75% of the time. Faster wheel tends to be 13-36 75% of the time.

The small ball bounces less I believe than large ball.

To slow of a wheel and to fast a wheel changes all that happen's. Just have to get the nack of the spin.

I play middle 12's outside on roulette normal first bet. After the spin of ball check the wheel speed for wheather placing bet on 1st. 12's or 3rd. 12's.

Once in a while also play 0/00's.

Anyway 12 hours at Taj AC/NJ and up from $100 to $700 with bets has happen to me.

Do I bet the number's , no cause, they add up to 666. Devil's Number 0/00's don't count!

Watch the wheel for speed and small ball! I don't count the revolutions. Betting second bet is snap decision and a Feeling. 3rd. bet on 0/00's just extra bet at times. Anyway manage to win 75% of the time if relaxed and not tired.

Remember it's a game casino's win a lot at! Something like 95% of money taken off table each time ball drops in slot! Most from the number's part of table.

One more thing watch the roulette game often for practice many times over weeks. Half hour at a time. See if your getting it right possible area's to play 2 outside bets.

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