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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How's this for a confluence of cultural currents? A British scientist chats about psychopaths with an American actor who plays a psychopathic serial killer on TV in front of an audience at a museum loaded with Buddhist art...
Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, where I have sharpened my delicate little claws to talk about a study showing that your votes could be changed by ovulation.
You all must forgive me for this blog post. You see, I am in my premenstrual phase, and so with all my insane-o premenstrual symptoms I simply cannot access the part of my brain that makes political decisions...
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The 1960 Presidential election, in which Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts squared off against Vice President Richard Nixon, would usher in a new era in Presidential politics, thanks to the growing prevalence of television ownership...
#SciAmBlogs Wednesday - Komodo dragons, tracking chimps, Baxter the robot, Sauropterygians, National Chemistry Week, and more.
Our sister network, SciLogs.com, announced the addition of a number of excellent new bloggers. Go check them all out.Today we have both a new Image of the Week and a new Video of the Week.- John R...
Video of the Week #66 October 24th, 2012: From: Saving Rhino Phila - A Genre-Busting Documentary on the Massacre of a Species by Carin Bondar at PsiVid .
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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today, talking about a study using Ritalin to enhance...social conformity. It looks like Ritalin exposure may enhance the salience (or importance) of other people's opinions...
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