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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As you should all know by now, there's WAY more to addiction than simple behaviors. There is physiology underlying those behaviors, and underlying physiology, there are genes.
Another great day on the network...- John McKay - The White Elephant of Rucheni - Judy Stone - Molecules to Medicine: Pharma Trumps HIPAA? - David Wogan - xkcd: the cost of electricity - Bora Zivkovic - Writing, narrative and books at ScienceOnline2012 - Caleb A...
Here are my Research Blogging Editor's Selections for this week. Among feelings that are investigated by scientists, we don't usually hear about awe .
Welcome back from the weekend. As usual on Monday, we have the new Image of the Week for you to enjoy and share. And then check out the amazing blog posts that accumulated since we last checked in on the network bloggers:- Deborah Blum - About Pepper Spray - Tom Murphy - Growth Has an Expiration Date - Maille Lyons - 3 strategies for an original science fair project - Janet D...
Words, pitch, and rhythm. How do these three elements meld together in your brain when you listen to the sung lyrics of a song? Julia Groh of the Max Planck Institute Leipzig explored these questions during her poster session on the first day of the Society for Neuroscience conference...
Words, pitch, and rhythm. How do these three elements meld together in your brain when you listen to the sung lyrics of a song?Julia Groh of the Max Planck Institute Leipzig explored these questions during her poster session on the first day of the Society for Neuroscience conference...
Longtime science blog readers will certainly remember the popular cognitive psychology blog Cognitive Daily, written by Greta and Dave Munger, that had a fantastic five-year run at Scienceblogs...
Weakening eyesight can be sharpened with lenses, and impaired hearing can be improved with aids. What about a failing sense of smell?Detecting and distinguishing the floral bouquet of fresh honey or the miasma of bad lunchmeat might not seem quite as critical for day-to-day existence as sight or hearing...
Today's is the LAST of the SfN Neuroblogging for this year. It was a great time, with so much awesome science! This one was a little more complicated than the others and needed some more time...
People are particular about their things. Property—who owns it or did what with it—is the subject of many a legal battle. It’s odd to me how attached people get to objects and how emotional they become when someone messes with their stuff...
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