What contributes to gender-associated differences in preferences such as the willingness to take risks, patience, altruism, positive and negative reciprocity, and trust? Falk and Hermle studied 80,000 individuals in 76 countries who participated in...
Nicholas A. ChristakisHow gender differences in preferences vary w economic development & gender equality. The more that women have equal opportunities, the more they differ from men in their preferences. In a truly equal world, all people make free choices. | @sciencemagazine
The problem and its perpetrators have a three-letter name.
Bridget PhetasyWTF. “Most men treat women like something less than human, whether accidentally or on purpose, and that means it’s hard to like them.”
This is NOT my experience of “most” men. Stop with this garbage.
Katie HerzogGood god. This is the first thing I’ve read after nearly a week offline and now I want to throw my phone in the Caribbean and go straight.
In a recent article for Forbes, “The Vaccination Debacle,” I discussed the frightening rise in the number of European measles cases. The reason for the spike is simple: Fed a daily online diet of nonsense and ideologically motivated activism, many...
Claire Lehmann"There is perhaps no other area of human behaviour where ideologically motivated actors have been so successful in creating what are in effect no-go zones for academics, and even for facts themselves."
A cadre of conservative House lawmakers are fueling false reports depicting the missing Saudi journalist as allied with Middle Eastern terrorists.
Robert CostaHouse conservatives emailing conspiracy links to each other.
Fox News anchors musing about the Muslim Brotherhood.
GOP candidates slamming a dissident journalist.
It’s a smear campaign.
Ezra Klein and Sam Harris are usually intellectual adversaries. They butted heads earlier this year on the topic of the science of IQ, which was just one battle in the larger war waged by the “intellectual dark web” against mainstream leftism and...
Uri Harris"We love animals. We really do. Think of the connections children can immediately form with animals—before they understand that animal bodies are on their dinner plates, and well before they’ve heard of the horrors of factory farming."
Saudi rulers are considering blaming Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, a deputy intelligence director who is close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The New York TimesThe Saudi rulers are expected to say that General Assiri received oral authorization from Prince Mohammed to capture Jamal Khashoggi for an interrogation in Saudi Arabia, but either misunderstood his instructions or overstepped that authorization
BennyMob rushes Nancy Pelosi on her way into a campaign stop calling her a "F**king communist!"
Security had to hold back the anti-communism protesters as a frightened Pelosi was rushed into a doorway.
Mob chanted "Communism sucks!" while beating on the door