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Langer and her colleague Philip Maymin, of Fairfield University, used this aspect of mindfulness to try to reduce that familiar enemy of rationality—cognitive biases.

So, this study does not show evidence that your rationality is improved by being mindful in the sense of how you go about dealing with your own thoughts.

Eventually, people were agitated, and pretty soon there was no sense of rationality anymore with some.

That was new for Martin, who had navigated his life only with logic and rationality.

The seemingly obvious notion that rationality requires thinking for oneself, he wrote, is “a romantic ideal which is thoroughly unrealistic.”

On Wednesday, anchor Shepard Smith gave Fox News viewers a dose of rationality.

Of course, for the Baptist Convention, this was a matter of theology, not rationality.

Remember when we all thought historical events would push us toward greater rationality, moderation, and liberalism?

They are the epitome of old-school rationality and refinement—or at least they were until now.

To devotees of rationality in markets, Tesla was a thumb in the eye.

The sense of the desertion by humankind, by God and mercy and rationality swept through me and overwhelmed my inner self.

It heralds the return of rationality, the return to duty of the weighing and measuring qualities of the mind.

On the other hand, the more sudden a love the more intense it must be; also the less rationality can it have.

Any departure from rationality is madness, and for a man of Charles J. Johnson's calibre, suicide is an extremely irrational act.

As an emancipated rationality, you say you cut yourself loose from the convention of feeling.


On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rationality, such as: coherence, good sense, sanity, argumentation, connection, and deduction.

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