How dyslexia could help humans adapt to climate change

Complementary cognition could help society solve pressing problems such as climate change.

A World Economic Forum article discusses Dr Helen Taylor’s new theory of human cognitive evolution, termed ‘Complementary Cognition’, which proposes that humans evolved to specialize in different but complementary ways of processing information, and that this underlies the ability of our species to solve problems, adapt and survive. The theory has several far-reaching implications, with this article exploring how the dominant cultural values of modern society could be preventing us from using our full collective ability to solve pressing problems, such as climate change.

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