Items tagged science

Maslow Got It Wrong

Read: he deliberately misrepresented Native American teachings to make individualism seem like a good thing rather than the destructive force it is.

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Research linking violent entertainment to aggression retracted after scrutiny

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How White Supremacy Is Like a Drug

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The Science That Explains Trump’s Grip on White Males

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How Scientists Use and Abuse Portraiture

Many scientific studies assume that the features of painted faces are the facts of the flesh-and-blood countenances to which they refer. This assumption is not only false; it is preposterous.

Tags: art, history, science, education

Study reveals gender bias in TA evaluations

The female TA got five times as many negative reviews as the male TA — but they were the same person.

Tags: gender, science, education

The X-Files and the Scully Effect — fake aliens, real-world phenomenon for women in STEM

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Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates

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Astrobiologist Tries Cooking In Antarctica At -94ºF (-70ºC), And The Result Will Crack You Up

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Mathematics in Games, Part 1

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The chemistry that gives champagne its famous fizz

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The problem with Nobel prizes and the myth of the lone genius

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The Closing of a Great American Dialect Project

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White nationalists flock to genetic ancestry tests. Some don't like the result.

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Evidence Rebuts Chomsky's Theory of Language Learning

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How do I draw a pair of buttocks?

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Wine tasting is bullshit. Here's why

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5 Steps to Separate Science from Hype, No PhD Required

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Why does Easter move around so much?

It all depends on the timing of the full moon relative to March 21st

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Meet the man trying to bust porn's greatest myths

John Millward’s latest research project, Deep Inside: A Study of 10,000 Porn Stars and Their Careers, has been compiled using information from the world’s largest database of adult films and performers, over the past six months. He talks to Dr Brooke Magnanti about his findings and motivations.

Tags: sexuality, science

The Management Myth

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