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My Fear Heuristic

lsusr1 Dec 2020 8:00 UTC
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Self-Blinded Caf­feine RCT

niplav27 Jun 2023 12:38 UTC
42 points
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Us­ing the Quan­tified Self paradigma for COVID-19

ChristianKl22 Mar 2020 21:14 UTC
27 points
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Self-Ex­per­i­ment: Does Work­ing More Hours In­crease My Out­put?

lynettebye3 Apr 2020 21:36 UTC
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One Year of Pomodoros

Alex_Altair31 Dec 2020 4:42 UTC
56 points
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Ex­per­i­ments as a Third Alternative

Adam Zerner29 Oct 2023 0:39 UTC
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Self-Blinded L-Thea­nine RCT

niplav31 Oct 2023 15:24 UTC
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Please Bet On My Quan­tified Self De­ci­sion Markets

niplav1 Dec 2023 20:07 UTC
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Try more things.

whales12 Jan 2014 1:25 UTC
85 points
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Meta-prefer­ences are weird

16 Jul 2020 23:03 UTC
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Break your habits: be more empirical

Academian2 Oct 2010 21:04 UTC
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[Question] If some­one you loved was ex­pe­rienc­ing un­remit­ting suffer­ing (re­lated to a con­stel­la­tion of multi-di­men­sional fac­tors and pro­cesses, those of which in­clude anoma­lous states of con­scious­ness and an ia­tro­genic men­tal health sys­tem), what would you think and what would you do?

Sara C3 Jul 2020 21:02 UTC
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Diet Ex­per­i­ment Pr­ereg­is­tra­tion: Long-term wa­ter fast­ing + seed oil re­moval

lc23 Aug 2023 22:08 UTC
56 points
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[Question] What met­rics should I track when ex­per­i­ment­ing with sleep?

CheerfulWarrior8 Feb 2021 17:22 UTC
10 points
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I Caught Covid And All I Got Was This Lousy Am­bigu­ous Data

Elizabeth21 Apr 2022 19:30 UTC
47 points
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(acesounderglass.com)

De­stroy­ing Inse­cu­rity and Boost­ing Con­fi­dence Through Your In­ter­ests and Values

Olitness1 Aug 2021 14:34 UTC
21 points
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(olitness.wordpress.com)

A Good Pos­ture - Mus­cles & Self-Aware­ness.

leggi15 Nov 2019 9:19 UTC
10 points
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More Dakka

Zvi2 Dec 2017 13:10 UTC
184 points
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(thezvi.wordpress.com)

Make your train­ing useful

AnnaSalamon12 Feb 2011 2:14 UTC
132 points
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Sab­bath hard and go home

Benquo27 Sep 2017 7:49 UTC
95 points
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Sin­gu­lar­ity Mindset

alkjash19 Jan 2018 0:32 UTC
52 points
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(radimentary.wordpress.com)

Psy­cho-cy­ber­net­ics: ex­per­i­men­tal notes

romeostevensit18 Sep 2018 19:21 UTC
54 points
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[Question] What is the ev­i­dence for pro­duc­tivity benefits of weightlift­ing?

jp2 Jun 2019 19:17 UTC
59 points
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Ap­ply­ing Be­hav­ioral Psy­chol­ogy on Myself

John_Maxwell20 Jun 2010 6:25 UTC
70 points
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[Per­sonal Ex­per­i­ment] One Year with­out Junk Media

lsusr14 Dec 2019 8:26 UTC
45 points
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No, Se­ri­ously. Just Try It: TAPs

Hazard14 Jan 2018 15:24 UTC
16 points
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Ra­tion­al­ist Lent

Qiaochu_Yuan14 Feb 2013 6:32 UTC
65 points
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Ra­tion­al­ist Lent

Qiaochu_Yuan13 Feb 2018 23:55 UTC
40 points
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No, Se­ri­ously. Just Try It.

lukeprog20 Apr 2011 16:11 UTC
86 points
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Time is not the bot­tle­neck (on mak­ing progress think­ing about difficult things)

kman12 Sep 2022 20:45 UTC
26 points
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[Question] How could I mea­sure the nootropic benefits testos­terone in­jec­tions may have?

shapeshifter18 May 2023 21:40 UTC
10 points
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Self-Similar­ity Experiment

Dawn Drescher15 Aug 2020 13:19 UTC
12 points
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Seed Study: Polypha­sic Sleep in Ten Steps

LoganStrohl11 Jul 2013 7:17 UTC
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Reflec­tions on a no con­tent Jan­uary 2020 experiment

Elo22 Mar 2020 15:32 UTC
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A Day Without Defaults

katydee20 Oct 2014 8:07 UTC
49 points
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Ex­per­i­ment Idea Thread - Spring 2011

Psychohistorian6 May 2011 18:10 UTC
35 points
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Self-ex­per­i­ment Pro­to­col: Effect of Cho­co­late on Sleep

AspiringRationalist22 Jul 2019 3:32 UTC
30 points
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Micro Habits that Im­prove One’s Day

silentbob1 Jul 2023 10:53 UTC
59 points
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[Per­sonal Ex­per­i­ment] Coun­ter­bal­anc­ing Risk-Aversion

lsusr15 Nov 2019 8:34 UTC
31 points
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Mag­netic rings (the most mediocre su­per­power) A re­view.

Elo30 Jul 2015 13:23 UTC
53 points
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Re­in­force­ment and Short-Term Re­wards as Anti-Akratic

Intrism13 Apr 2013 20:47 UTC
35 points
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Does play­ing hard to get work? AB test­ing for romance

amplemaple26 Oct 2020 15:29 UTC
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I tried to learn as much Deep Learn­ing math as I could in 24 hours

Phosphorous8 Jan 2023 21:07 UTC
31 points
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That time I went a lit­tle bit insane

belkarx18 Aug 2023 6:53 UTC
35 points
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Parametrize Pri­or­ity Evaluations

SilverFlame8 Apr 2023 0:39 UTC
2 points
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De­caf vs. reg­u­lar coffee self-experiment

NaiveTortoise1 Mar 2020 19:19 UTC
10 points
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(an1lam.github.io)

A Clearer Think­ing tool that teaches you to use In­ter­nal Fam­ily Sys­tems concepts

spencerg28 Apr 2023 13:42 UTC
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(programs.clearerthinking.org)

Sleep Qual­ity: Strate­gies that work for me

Lukas Trötzmüller15 Feb 2023 0:17 UTC
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Without a phone for 10 days

Benjamin Spiegel10 Oct 2021 5:19 UTC
19 points
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Ham­mer­time Day 1: Bug Hunt

alkjash30 Jan 2018 6:40 UTC
104 points
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(radimentary.wordpress.com)

[Per­sonal Ex­per­i­ment] One Year with­out Junk Me­dia: Six-Month Update

lsusr18 Jun 2020 16:34 UTC
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Pro­gram­ming an IFS for al­ter­nate uses

SilverFlame29 Apr 2023 0:25 UTC
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[Up­date] Without a phone for 10 days

Benjamin Spiegel20 Oct 2021 1:17 UTC
11 points
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Ex­per­i­ment­ing with An­droid Digi­tal Wellbeing

Yair Halberstadt21 Oct 2021 5:43 UTC
8 points
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30-ish fo­cus­ing tips

Raymond D22 Oct 2021 19:38 UTC
21 points
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[Question] Are par­a­sitic worms an effec­tive weapon against MS?

Demeter23 Jul 2020 13:59 UTC
31 points
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Phys­i­cal al­ign­ment—do you have it? Take a minute & check.

leggi5 Feb 2020 4:02 UTC
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