Quantifying how social trust evolved throughout history can help us understand the long-run dynamics of our societies. Here, the authors show an increase in displays of trustworthiness, using a face processing algorithm on early to modern European...
Abeba BirhaneIf we truly are committed to antiracism in philosophy, we will certainly need to deal with the explicit racism of individual thinkers, the lack of diversity in the philosophy curriculum, and the lack of diversity in philosophy faculty and students. – aeon.co/essays/racism-…pic.twitter.com/eTLsHDk8YC
The recognition and progression of an academic or research career is hinged on the number and quality of publications in high-impact journals. Open access publication, especially in high-impact journals, confers a significant citation (ie,...
Research on meditation and mindfulness practice has flourished in recent years. While much of this research has focused on well-being outcomes associated with mindfulness practice, less research has focused on how perception of self may change as a...
Consent issue in Beaumont brain tissue study highlights need for national genomics programme
Abeba Birhane"This week, the inadequate ethical and regulatory structures under which Ireland permits DNA research has been exposed yet again, raising persistent questions about why Ireland remains one of the few countries without a national public genomics programme."
In an age thick with anger and fear, we might dream of a purely rational politics but it would be a denial of our humanity
Abeba Birhane"Visceral states are not passive byproducts of the things we like/dislike. Instead [they] are crucial to the processes of political decision-making. It’s therefore a fantasy to believe that political animals could ever be purely rational." @manos_tsakiris
A 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act.
Abeba BirhaneA 6,600-word internal memo from a fired Facebook data scientist details how the social network knew about specific examples of global political manipulation — and failed to act. buzzfeednews.com/amphtml/craigs… “I know that I have blood on my hands by now,” Zhang