Situational Awareness

The Snake is a Stick

The Snake is a Stick

Self evidencing training bias. Agkistrodon contrortix. Heuristics. Amodal completion. You guessed it, COWAN! is once again talking about training. Breach-Bang-Clear. The Snake is a Stick Aaron Cowan. We are diurnal predators by nature. We hunt and forage by daylight....

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Perception and its consequences

Perception and its consequences

Sometimes it's easy to explain why someone ends up dead. Sometimes, not so much (particularly if the reasons or causes are ambiguous). It would be nice if everything was as cut, dried and clear at the time of the event as it is in hindsight, but that's just not...

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