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More on (moron!) bad pop science

Blogging clearly isn’t my priority lately (I have some great posts planned, though, I swear!), but nothing beats dumb pop science writing for generating a quick post. I’m sure I’ve missed some since my last post on the topic a … Continue reading

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On bad pop science

I just love this kind of writing about abstruse, abstract physics for a lay audience: A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection. In 1997, theoretical physicist … Continue reading

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Old news about IQ

It’s rather old news now, but last year Hampshire et al. published a paper called “Fractionating Human Intelligence” [pdf] in which they argue that there isn’t a single scale along which people’s intelligence varies – i.e., there’s no g. This claim is … Continue reading

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