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Probability Theory is Nothing but Common Sense Reduced to Calculations

As one of the founding fathers of experimental psychology, Weber's studies on sensation and touch, along with his emphasis on good experimental techniques gave way to new directions and areas of study for future psychologists, physiologists, and anatomists.

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Probability Theory is Nothing but Common Sense Reduced to Calculations

The theory of probabilities is at bottom nothing but common sense reduced to calculus; it enables us to appreciate with exactness that which accurate minds feel with a sort of instinct for which ofttimes they are unable to account.

- Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749-1827)

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Probability Theory is Nothing but Common Sense Reduced to Calculations

Inspired by Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749-1827)'s quote, "The theory of probabilities is at bottom nothing but common sense reduced to calculus; it enables us to appreciate with exactness that which accurate minds feel with a sort of instinct for which ofttimes they are unable to account". The titled responsion is...

Diminishing Returns Courtesy of Weber

Inspired by Emil Cioran (1911-1995)'s quote, "Every thought derives from a thwarted sensation". The titled responsion is...

Measured and calculated is the approach of one Ernst Heinrich Weber. As one of the founding fathers of experimental psychology, Weber's studies on sensation and touch, along with his emphasis on good experimental techniques gave way to new directions and areas of study for future psychologists, physiologists, and anatomists.

Tingling Spider Senses and a planksip Möbius

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