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Confessions of a Wasteful Scientist - Scientific American Blog Network
Three of my projects appeared last week on a senator's list of questionable research last week. Allow me to explain...
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yesterday by joeshirley
Robert Epstein’s empty essay | Writing my own user manual
Sometimes reading a flawed argument triggers my rage, I really do get angry, a phenomenon that invariably surprises and amuses me. What follows is my attempt to use my anger in a constructive way, it may include elements of a jerk reaction*, but I'll try to keep my emotions in check. Dr. Epstein recently published…
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3 days ago by joeshirley
Odds Are, It's Wrong | Science News
Science fails to face the shortcomings of statistics.
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27 days ago by joeshirley
What Motivates Extreme Self-Sacrifice? - Pacific Standard
New work in the field of anthropology says violent extremism isn't really motivated by religion—but by fusion with the group.
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8 weeks ago by joeshirley
Highline students are latest to learn about emotions along with ABCs | The Seattle Times
Highline Public Schools has joined the Seattle and Bellevue districts in adopting an approach to social and emotional learning called RULER.
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9 weeks ago by joeshirley
Had Bernie been Bernadette — The heartbreaking truth about American patriarchy — Medium
When I was 22, I got a death threat in the mail. I was the co-president of the Wisconsin chapter of the National Organiz…
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10 weeks ago by joeshirley
Why Trump? « George Lakoff
 By George Lakoff          Donald Trump is winning Republican presidential primaries at such a great rate that he seems likely to become the next Republican presidential nominee and perhaps the next president. Democrats have little understanding of why he is winning — and winning handily, and even many Republicans don't see him as a Republican…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
How My Peter Pan Syndrome Landed Me In Prison For 10 Years — Medium
Never Never Land turned out to be a maximum-security penitentiary.
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
Sophie L. — A Life in Five Moves — Medium
She rescues her husband from Buchenwald and twice flees for her life as a refugee — but her final move is the hardest.
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
The “Third World” Is Not Your Classroom — The Development Set — Medium
A growing number of privileged Americans are studying and working in low-income countries. How do you prime the young an…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
After years of intensive analysis, Google discovers the key to good teamwork is being nice - Quartz
Google wants to know the secret to building a more productive team. The tech giant charged a team to find out. The project, known as Project Aristotle, took several years, and included interviews with hundreds of employees and analysis of data about the people on more than 100 active teams at the company. The Googlers looked hard to...
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
The Baffling Reason Why So Many Millennials Hate Baby Boomers — Medium
My generation has the distinction of being the ones who turned on the lights; in all the naive rational optimism that ac…
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11 weeks ago by joeshirley
The Bloomberg Job Skills Report 2016
New business school graduates are lacking the job skills that corporate recruiters are looking for.
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12 weeks ago by joeshirley
How far should medicine go to cure taboo loves and d...
Passion stabs, unrequited love hurts and taboo desires can torment the spirit. Is it time to fix our love lives for good?
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12 weeks ago by joeshirley
Harris Rosen - Pegasus Magazine
Read Harris Rosen Big Enough and other articles about UCF students, alumni and faculty impacting Orlando, Florida and the world.
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12 weeks ago by joeshirley
The painful & personal process of Black Consciousness — Medium
I’ve been putting off writing this piece for awhile now and I’m not quite sure why. But after reading a Facebook status …
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12 weeks ago by joeshirley
The Robin Hood of Science: The Missing Chapter | Big Think
The tale of a young man driven to his death for fighting for what is right, and the young woman picking up where he left off.
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12 weeks ago by joeshirley
In a Rhino, Everything | Charles Eisenstein
I received the following email from a young woman, a student at an elite law school. I want to quote it in full, because it cuts so deep to core issues so many
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february 2016 by joeshirley
All in the mind? How research is proving the true healing power of the placebo | Science | The Guardian
Jo Marchant, author of Cure, explains why the mind’s ability to heal the body is now being taken seriously by scientists who question alternative medicine
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february 2016 by joeshirley
Board Roles and Responsibilities | National Council of Nonprofits
Board members are the fiduciaries who steer the organization towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission.
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february 2016 by joeshirley
Disinformation Part 2: Detailed Tips for Trolls - WhoWhatWhy
This is the second of a three-part series on the insidious techniques of trolls, spooks, feds, saboteurs, provocateurs, and disinformants. As you read about these dirty tricks, you may have a sense of deja-vu.
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february 2016 by joeshirley
Disinformation Part 1: How Trolls Control an Internet Forum - WhoWhatWhy
This is the first of a three-part series on the techniques of trolls, spooks, feds, saboteurs, provocateurs, and disinformants. As you read about these dirty tricks, you may have a sense of deja-vu.
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february 2016 by joeshirley
Fernando Flores Wants to Make You an Offer
Having moved from political prisoner to cognitive scientist to Chilean senator, this uncompromising philosopher of communication is now educating business leaders for the world of social media.
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december 2015 by joeshirley
Ten More Minutes — Medium
Most young women are used to being looked at on the train.
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december 2015 by joeshirley
Swipe Right On Monogamy — Matter — Medium
Hook ups are no longer progressive and exciting. Now, we’re all ready for more than just sex.
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december 2015 by joeshirley
I Am Not Worthy To Be Received — Mammals Generate Biological, Not Psychological Responses — Medium
We educators are passionate about solving problems that cause childhood suffering such as unmanageable amounts of anxiet…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
THE LUCK OF THE DRAW SAYS 1 in 4 of YOU WILL…. — Mammals Generate Biological, Not Psychological Responses — Medium
We modern humans are living a game of chance every single day. You might be having a great day teaching your little sist…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
To Drug Or Not To Drug the 3rd Graders? — Mammals Generate Biological, Not Psychological Responses — Medium
Annie’s morning starts out pleasantly. She gets dressed, eats her favorite cereal, plays a video game with her dad, walk…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
Childhood Suffering: Is Much of it Caused By What We Think We Know About the Human Personality? — The Synapse — Medium
We educators are passionate about solving problems that cause childhood suffering such as unmanageable amounts of anxiet…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
Absurdist — Medium
Our brief engagement began with more of a challenge than a question. He was in the Navy, in San Antonio, and I was in Va…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
One Year Ago — Medium
November 4th, 2015. One year ago today, a sixteen year old boy named Cameron Lee passed away. That’s what we like to say…
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november 2015 by joeshirley
Rudeness in Hospitals Could Kill Patients -- Science of Us
A recent study paints a grim picture of what rudeness does to doctors' and nurses' performance.
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong - YouTube
What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. Check out Johann Hari’s book about drugs and addiction: http://ch...
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Superintelligence Now! — How We Get To Next — Medium
Can humans evolve fast enough to defend ourselves against the AI threat?
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) — Bad Words — Medium
It wasn’t Professor Plum in the Library with the Candlestick. So what killed Twitter?
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october 2015 by joeshirley
Pressure to 'publish or perish' may discourage innovative research, UCLA study suggests
The traditional pressure in academia for faculty to "publish or perish" advances knowledge in established areas. But it also might discourage scientists fr ...
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october 2015 by joeshirley
The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence — Medium
In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, bein…
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october 2015 by joeshirley
A Thousand Rivers
What the modern world has forgotten about children and learning.
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october 2015 by joeshirley
10 creative ways to make your inner gremlin shut up — Life Tips. — Medium
She is an old, grumpy lady. She is cynical. She never creates but only criticizes. Her hobby is gossiping. She always se…
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september 2015 by joeshirley
Self-control saps memory resources | Science | The Guardian
New research shows that exercising willpower impairs memory function by draining shared brain mechanisms and structures
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september 2015 by joeshirley
Income inequality: Rich Democrats don’t care about the problem any more than rich Republicans do.
F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway famously disagreed about the American elite. “The very rich are different from you and me,” Fitzgerald wrote. “Yes,” Hemingway shot back, “they have more money.” With inequality in America continuing to rise, we revisited Fitzgerald and Hemingway’s (perhaps apocryphal) dispute, conducting a series of...
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september 2015 by joeshirley
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