Stories about ‘Questions’

This article left me thinking that we’re continually looking to the institution of Science to be the authority of some common sense analysis and conclusions, except that it doesn’t always answer the questions it raises! Little, if anything at all appears resolved by this study, especially in the light of common folk wisdom -however, I …

PRI’s The WorldDutch committee finds psychologist who claimed meat eaters are more selfish …Washington Post“I realize that via this behavior I have left my direct colleagues stunned and angry and put my field, social psychology, in a poor light.”…Via www.washingtonpost.com

By Carlos curated from nature.com -

Let me qualify the sensationalist headline a bit. There’s probably not just any one gene that can be found to qualify someone as mentally disabled when mutated, however, what they’re talking about here in Nature is a program launched in the UK that aims to identify mutations in genes different from the already known genetically based …

By Carlos curated from nature.com -

I asked myself this question the other day, after showing a passage of The Watchman’s Rattle by Rebecca D.Costa to MJ, who is also a woman.

The book is a synthesis of ideas from many different fields. The author weaves ideas from the frontier of cognitive neuroscience, geology (climate change) , historical analysis of ancient civilizations, …