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Is being a professional logician associated with serious mental health issues?

In Indiscrete Thoughts, Gian-Carlo Rota claims that: It cannot be a complete coincidence that several outstanding logicians of the twentieth century found shelter in asylums at some point in their ...
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Was Einstein's riddle (the zebra puzzle) created by Albert Einstein?

I guess a lot of people have seen this riddle which is commonly attributed to Einstein. What is the true source of it and did Einstein have anything to do with it and the claim that only 2% of the ...
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Is Lojban completely unambiguous?

The description from Wikipedia: Lojban (pronounced [ˈloʒban]) is a constructed, syntactically unambiguous human language based on predicate logic, succeeding the project of Loglan. I understand ...
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Do the Left Brain and Right Brain have different functions?

I've heard that the left brain controls the logical aspects of the thought and right brain controls the creative. Is there any truth to such claims?