2020-08-13

It’s Not About Greta.

I mean, Greta is great. She’s fearlessly speaking truth to power, and I agree with everything she says, including the ruder bits and the yelling. Ditto for Autumn Peltier, the teenage water activist, and so many others, although Greta’s getting most of the press right now. I hope they keep on keeping on. I’ve been […]

Neat Stuff from Elsewhere Wed Apr 13, 2016

"The study focuses on one of the most debated international types in the literature: ATU 333, ‘Little…" “The study focuses on one of the most debated international types in the literature: ATU 333, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. A number of variants of ATU 333 have been recorded in European oral traditions, and it has been […]

Neat Stuff from Elsewhere Wed Apr 06, 2016

The Detection of Prosocial Lying by Children – Eskritt – 2016 – Infant and Child Development – Wiley Online Library The Detection of Prosocial Lying by Children – Eskritt – 2016 – Infant and Child Development – Wiley Online Library: “Child lie detectors, unlike the adults, were also able to discriminate between adults’ truthful and […]

Neat Stuff from Elsewhere Wed Mar 18, 2015

PLOS ONE: A Wider Pelvis Does Not Increase Locomotor Cost in Humans, with Implications for the Evolution of Childbirth PLOS ONE: A Wider Pelvis Does Not Increase Locomotor Cost in Humans, with Implications for the Evolution of Childbirth: Interesting, but it doesn’t seem that they looked at pelvis size vs size of birth canal. I […]

Neat Stuff from Elsewhere Wed Mar 11, 2015

PLOS ONE: The Long and Winding Road to Uncertainty: The Link between Spatial Distance and Feelings of Uncertainty PLOS ONE: The Long and Winding Road to Uncertainty: The Link between Spatial Distance and Feelings of Uncertainty: Why the first time you walk anywhere always feels so far: “a feeling of uncertainty leads to a perception […]