Dum and dummer:”The U.S. psychic industry has grown 52% since 2005 to reach $2.2billion in revenue …thanks to wider acceptance of the supernatural, report finds “

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“It is always a little sad to see what the people rich enough to have everything actually want. They do not want to participate in the world at all…the same as the promise of the Titanic.”

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“;they want to build their own simulacrum of it and float away forever, secure in the knowledge that none of the lesser people or things that populate the earth will ever be allowed to intrude.”

Pop Science Fail: Epigenetics: “epigenetics is catch all BS for lack of understanding of how the genome functions!”

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https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/classic-mechanism-of-epigenetic-inheritance-is-rare–not-the-rule-65511

“…adolescent binge drinking, even if discontinued, increases the risk for anxiety later in life due to abnormal epigenetic programming.”

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what we do know is that epigenetic changes are lasting, and increase susceptibility to psychological issues later in life, even if drinking that took place early in life is stopped….”Exposure to alcohol causes epigenetic reprogramming to occur, leading to molecular changes in the amygdala, which are long-lasting, even in the absence of more alcohol…If the amygdala has deficits in its wiring or connectivity, and these modifications are long-lasting, the individual is at risk for psychological issues based on difficulties in regulating emotions, such as anxiety or depression and the development of alcohol use disorder later in life.”

“Effective decision-making requires integrating evidence over time. For simple perceptual decisions, previous work suggests that humans and animals can integrate evidence over time, but not optimally.”

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