Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nature v Nuture in Parenting Studies: the nurture side has adopted the strategy of ignoring the debate

Take a look at this article (if you want). It’s another article about parenting in The Atlantic. This time the claim is that less attentive parents cause their children to have smaller brains.* * Not every report on these studies is so … Continue reading

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Sit down. Relax.

You may have seen the recent article in New York Magazine called Sitting is Bad for You. So I Stopped. For a Whole Month. I understand that humor is part of the intention of this article, but its very premise – that … Continue reading

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Withdrawal symptoms for caffeine and heroin: A simple comparison

There are two columns below. One is the list of commonly reported withdrawal symptoms from caffeine. The other is a list of commonly reported withdrawal symptoms for heroin. See if you can guess which is which: Abdominal cramping Abdominal cramping … Continue reading

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