A Star is Made

September 6, 2006   ·  2 minutes

If like me you loved the inquisitive mindset in Freakonomics where the authors ask numerous unrelated questions of … Continue reading “A Star is Made”


The state of sleep research

September 2, 2006   ·  < 1 minutes

Recent developments in sleep research are extremely interesting. The two most interesting findings are on the importance of … Continue reading “The state of sleep research”


Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous

August 31, 2006   ·  < 1 minutes

The recent Slate article on the deathstyles of the rich and famous is hilarious. I suppose, I found … Continue reading “Deathstyles of the Rich and Famous”


Window to the future

August 28, 2006   ·  < 1 minutes

People are notoriously bad at predicting the future further than a few years down the line. We think … Continue reading “Window to the future”


Electrify your brain

August 27, 2006   ·  < 1 minutes

It sounds crazy, but there is significant evidence that passing a weak current through your brain can significantly … Continue reading “Electrify your brain”


A more sophisticated take on nature vs. nurture

July 24, 2006   ·  < 1 minutes

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/23/magazine/23wwln_idealab.html?pagewanted=all In a widely-discussed 2003 article, he found that, as anticipated, virtually all the variation in I.Q. scores … Continue reading “A more sophisticated take on nature vs. nurture”


Narcissistic Leaders: The Incredible Pros, The Inevitable Cons

June 27, 2006   ·  < 1 minutes

I thought many of you would enjoy the irony of my posting this 🙂 Freud has been proven … Continue reading “Narcissistic Leaders: The Incredible Pros, The Inevitable Cons”

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