They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
Phil Anderson’s article “More Is Different” describes how different levels of complexity require new ways of thinking. And as the virus multiplies and spreads, that’s just what the human race desperately needs...
The pandemic is no excuse to abandon chronic disease management and prevention
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Image of the Week #79, February 14th, 2013: From: The Intelligent Use of Animations by Kalliopi Monoyios at Symbiartic and Commenting threads: good, bad, or not at all...
Being mindful means being acutely aware of what is happening now—rather than drifting into the past or musing about the future—without emotionally reacting to these ongoing events.
It is Valentine’s Day and I want to talk to you about how you smell. This will not be a discussion about how your musky, earthy scent attracts a mate.
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Giant Pandas, Jonah Lehrer, Spider Assassin, new owl species, scientific metrics, and more.
- Cadell Last - The Great (Ape) Taxonomy Debate - Taylor Dobbs - #ProveitJonah: How Jonah Lehrer can prove his apology wasn’t a sham - Janet D.
There's a classic "problem" (meaning one that our brains have to solve, not us, though we do have to solve how our brains do it) in sensory perception: the cocktail party problem.
- Kirsten Sanford - Is PeerJ just another game-player, or is it a Game-changer? - Ashutosh Jogalekar - Darwin Day: A personal offering and Leo Szilárd, a traffic light and a slice of nuclear history - Brian Malow - Happy Birthday, Charles and Abe! - David Bressan - Geologizing with Darwin - Janet D...
At Context and Variation, Kate Clancy has posted some advice for researchers in evolutionary psychology who want to build reliable knowledge about the phenomena they're trying to study.
Will "Love Will Keep Us Together" or is it true that "Love Is a Battlefield"? Whereas the topic of romance has provided limitless inspiration for artists, writers and musicians, scientists are just as fascinated by affairs of the heart, though they seldom sing about it...
Sci is headed to Boston tomorrow for the AAAS Meeting! I'm very excited, it'll be my first time, but it seems like a very vibrant meeting full of lots of great ideas!
Editor’s note: Researchers exploring Mars via rover and satellite have to adapt to the longer day on the Red Planet. Katie Worth, whose Can Earthlings Adapt to the Longer Day on Mars?...
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