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Wednesday Round Up #60

Sharpen your intuitions about plausibility of observed effect sizes. r > .60? Is that effect plausibly as large as the relationship between …


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Wednesday Round Up #54

Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism and American History, via the Association of American Colleges & Universities We, …


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Wednesday Round Up #50

Play vocalisations and human laughter: a comparative review Complex social play is well-documented across many animals. During play, animals often use signals …


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Wednesday Round Up #49

The Challenges of Animal Translation: Artificial intelligence may help us decode animalese. But how much will we really be able to understand? …


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Wednesday Round Up #48

mHealth Training Institute Lectures Our healthcare challenges are very complex and do not fit neatly into existing scientific disciplines; solving them requires …


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Wednesday Round Up #47

Behavior needs neural variability Human and non-human animal behavior is highly malleable and adapts successfully to internal and external demands. Such behavioral …


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Wednesday Round Up #46

The Re-Enchantment of Humanism: An Interview with Sylvia WynterPDF of an article/interview. Here is a description:“Sylvia Wynter is a radical Jamaican theorist …


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Wednesday Round Up #45

Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving Consider the Lego structure depicted in Figure 1, in which a figurine is placed …


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Wednesday Round Up #41

Ta-Nehisi Coates on words that don’t belong to everyone Interview between Ian Tyndell and Kevin Mitchell Fascinating and wide-ranging interview on psychology, …


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Wednesday Round Up #40

Neural prosthetics: understanding reach planning First understanding the task to then be able to help people with paralysis have functional prosthetics. What …


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Wednesday Round Up #39

Evolution: A Brief History of Us Anthropologist Herman Pontzer covers human evolution in 12 minutes. Bird-Watching Goes Both Ways Before he began …


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Wednesday Round Up #38

Toward Clinically-Viable Brain-Machine Interfaces – Krishna Shenoy Shenoy’s talk starts around 3:25, and the first part really is about dynamical approaches to …


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