About Brenton Mayer

Brenton Mayer is a medical doctor in Cairns, Australia a co-founder of The Run To Better Days and Effective Altruism Australia, and is currently pursuing a masters of public health.

December 2015

52 Concepts To Add To Your Cognitive Toolkit

By |December 30th, 2015|

Concepts change the way we think. Before we knew about evolution, we couldn’t explain much of what was going on around us; for example, how there came to be such a diversity of species on earth. We’ve collated a list of some concepts that have changed the way we think about the world that might be […]

May 2015

Should You Visit an Effective Altruism Hub?

By |May 18th, 2015|

This a post co-written by Brenton Mayer and Peter McIntyre.


Peter Hurford’s recent post challenges us to find ways to engage new EAs. In this post we explore travelling to an EA hub as a means to achieve this goal, and consider whether we would advise others to undertake the same trip we did.

As an effective […]