It's not just bad storytelling—it’s because the storytelling style changed from sociological to psychological
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Of all of that precious metal ever refined, 600 tons were created in a collision between two neutron stars 1,000 light-years away and 4.6 billion years ago
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Video of the Week #14, October 26, 2011 From: The Fracking Song by Bora Zivkovic at A Blog Around The Clock . Source of the original: The Explainer project by the NYU’s Studio 20 students...
Imagine you, but better. Apparently this is what most of us do most of the time. Our tendency toward self-deception is captured in Robert Trivers' Folly of Fools in bookstores this week...
Ed note: As Halloween rapidly approaches in the US, AiP will be exploring superstitions, beliefs, and the things that go bump in the night. [Evil laugh.] At some point, most of us have likely had a token that we believed would protect us or bring us luck...
Are you maternal enough to be a woman? I saw this headline on Scientific American blogs, and was intrigued. As a researcher in intra-sex variation in personality, I was eager to see any reference to maternal inclinations, given that it is the subject of my most recent paper...
- Scicurious - Grab your Coffee, I think this paper may depress you. - DNLee - Hip Hop Evolution Files: Examining Infidelity from a Biological Perspective - Bora Zivkovic - #scio11 - Video: From YouTube to TV to Hollywood and Back: Mini Science Film Festival - John R...
New this week: a New York City gallery is featuring three-dimensional topographic maps designed by cartographer Jeffrey Ambroziak; science artist Lynn Fellman hosts an open studio in Minneapolis; the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Greater New York Chapter's member show closes; and ScienceOnline2012 nears registration time (Nov...
As Psychology and Neuroscience Editor for ResearchBlogging.org, I feature the best posts about peer-reviewed research in those areas each week. Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week...
Last week, I wrote about the importance of perspective-taking. This week, I’d like to continue with one of its close relatives, a state that would indeed be largely impossible without its existence: empathy...
Last week, I wrote about the importance of perspective-taking. This week, I'd like to continue with one of its close relatives, a state that would indeed be largely impossible without its existence: empathy.Empathy, a concept originally introduced as Einfühlung by Theodore Lipps, is a state that allows us to share in the experiences and mental states of others...
(Source)A few weeks ago I saw this headline floating around the interwebs. COFFEE: NOW WITH ANTIDEPRESSANT EFFECTS!!! I obviously wanted to look into it.
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