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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Sci is at Neurotic Physiology today talking about an interesting question she received: is there a connection between major depressive disorder and hypotension?
Do you read Scientific American to stay informed on scientific research and discoveries? If yes, then please nominate us for a Shorty Award in Science: Vote Here- Cassie Rodenberg - All you need is love: the neurochemical jolt and obsession - Jennifer Ouellette - Special Valentine’s Day Archive Post: Tit for Tat - Melissa C...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week.How about some Valentine's Day science on this Valentine's Day? First, from Melanie Tannenbaum at PsySociety: are love and hate really all that different?...
(The following is a companion piece to the Slate article, "Eugene Hoskins Is His Name: The long-forgotten story of a black autistic man in Oxford, Miss., who crossed paths with William Faulkner." You can read that story by clicking here.)When Professor Hiram Byrd opened up the autistic savant Eugene Hoskins' private notebook back in Oxford, Mississippi in 1920, here's what he described seeing: "Mississippi Division, Jackson District." Then follows the names of stations leading from Jackson, Tenn - (Just as they were spelled out in his book) Bemis, Melases, Medon, Teag, Toone, Shandy, Bolivar, Hickery Valley, Temper, Grand Junction, Michigan City, Hudsonville, Holly Springs, etc...
People who succeed in their jobs and in life are typically blessed with a special blend of four qualities: efficacy (self-confidence), resilience, hope and optimism.
Love is maddening and inconvenient and exhilarating and wonderful. We often feel overwhelmed by it, heart pounding, “head over heels,” “crazy in love.” But how much is too much?
Sci's not a big celebrator of Valentine's Day. Instead, I prefer to celebrate February 15th, when all the awesome chocolate will be 50% off. If you all are very unlucky I will post photos of the truly massive haul I'm planning...
If someone asked you to sketch a portrait of a gamer who spends countless hours each week inhabiting an avatar—say, an elf or a warlock—in a virtual fantasy world, what kind of person would you draw?...
The pharmaceutical industry has beat a concerted retreat from developing drugs for diseases that affect the brain, stymied by the lengthy development times for these agents and a string of failures...
#SciAmBlogs Monday - bacterial size, Black History Month in STEM, Darwin Day, Adele's voice, NASA funding, and more.
Welcome back. As is usually the case on Mondays, we have a new Image of the Week - enjoy!And if you are in this city, join us for a variety of scienc-ey community events: Science events in New York City this week.- Psi Wavefunction - Musings on size: do bacteria want to be bigger?...
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