Summer and time for doing plenty of nothing. Like playing a rousing game of 10,000, sometimes called Farkle, Dix Mille, or “Didn’t we just play that yesterday?” There are many variants to […]
fMRI Discovers Freud, Distribution Plushies Lurking In Brain
Regular readers will know my opinion on fMRI research. Nothing but newfangled electronic phrenologic theory-discovering machines. Well, I take it all back. Yes, the new paper “A Triple Dissociation of Neural Systems […]
Abortion Safety: Doctors V. Nurses & Physician Assistants & Midwives—Part II
Update 4 Too late. 10 October 2013. Update 4 Moved this to top because the bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions is on Gov. Brown’s desk. He’ll likely sign, but those who […]
On Probability Leakage
Submitted for your approval, yet another paper. On Probability Leakage, posted at Arxiv. Once you, my beloved readers, have had a go with it, I’ll incorporate your comments in an updated version […]
Low IQ & Liberal Beliefs Linked To Poor Research?
Watch out Sam Harris, Gordon Hodson and Michael A. Busseri of Brock University are giving you competition for the worst use of statistics in an original paper. Their “Bright Minds and Dark […]
Hayek Versus Keynes
The video “Fight of the Century: Keynes vs. Hayek Round Two” (via Econstories.tv) allows us to discern one reason why reporters side with the forces of large government. Hayek’s corner man is […]
Hats Are Back! Staring At Women’s Breasts Lowers Math Scores!
Fedoras For Fellas While watching an exquisite interpretation of the classic hose-in-the-face by one Curley “Babe” Howard on television, I inadvertently saw a commercial for the movie The Adjustment Bureau starring, among […]
World Cup Predictions Verified
All that was missing was the water for the players to plunge into. Still, referee Howard Webb must be a fan of the aquatic and artistic sport of diving, and he must […]