From the blog – Why Evolution is True, a very well written piece on some faux controversy among some academics trying to pick at what is apparently politically/emotionally uncomfortable for them. Take Away – “Let me say first that I’m a bit puzzled by the continual appearance of these “Does evolution need a revolution?” pieces. […]
The latest brain science has killed the dominant, and very old fashioned, professional and academic models of how behavior is caused making them obsolete and in need or total bottom-up reformulations. They are the walking dead and zombies of human knowledge and practice. These ways of, supposdly, understanding human actions are stumbling and fumbling without […]
Men with childhood ADHD also had: • lower educational levels (mean 2.5 less years) • lower occupational achievement • lower socioeconomic status • lower social functioning • higher divorce rates • more incarcerations • higher mortality
“We don’t like unfamiliar music, even though we claim we do…New research shows that although consumers say they prefer to listen to unfamiliar music, their choices actually belie that preference.
This is a great review of the brain training claims and studies, from Stanford. “In summary: We object to the claim that brain games offer consumers a scientifically grounded avenue to reduce or reverse cognitive decline when there is no compelling scientific evidence to date that they do. The promise of a magic bullet detracts […]