YeyoCordelia Fine trying to explain why statistical differences between groups are completely irrelevant for any differences in outcomes between groups.
Yes, the article is a huge mess.
Geoffrey MillerHow does the NY Times get away with blatantly lying about the state of the art in sex differences research?
1) publish hatchet jobs as 'opinion' pieces' rather than as actual science reporting
2) ignore evolution, sexual selection, SRY, and other species.
There is much that should be said about the ways in which the dominant Social Justice ideology has negative impacts upon the university, free expression, academic freedom and, especially, the scien…
Geoffrey MillerWhy are most academics too afraid to stand up against the 'social justice' takeover of universities? Here's a great new piece by @ConceptualJames explaining the risks & rewards that may not be obvious to folks outside academia.
Areo"Are Academics Cowards? The Grip of Grievance Studies and the Sunk Costs of Academic Pursuit" by @ConceptualJames
Colin WrightAn incredibly thorough and important piece by @ConceptualJames on why most scientists and other academics stay silent about the troubling rise of Social Justice activism in academia.
Diana S. FleischmanMy lively chat with @robertwrighter@bloggingheads - on evolutionary psychology, how men's overperception and women's ambivalence come together to cause confusion, sex differences and my enduring problems with #metoo creating a bad view of women and sex
Paulina NeudingCompletely foreseeable.
"No more dinners with female colleagues. Don’t sit next to them on flights. Book hotel rooms on different floors. Avoid one-on-one meetings.
In fact, as a wealth adviser put it, just hiring a woman these days is 'an unknown risk.'"
Bret WeinsteinThe unavoidable consequences of a de facto 'guilt by accusation' standard for sexual harassment include cryptic employment discrimination, wage gaps and competence gaps.
When these trends emerge in the data, will the rise be pinned on "The Patriarchy"?
On average, women show stronger preferences for mates with good earning capacity than men do, while men show stronger preferences for physically attractive mates than women do. Studies reporting that sex differences in mate preferences are...
There is an uncomfortable truth in the current system. No one wants to talk about it.
KC JohnsonVery important op-ed--to an audience that needs to hear it--from @larabazelon, on how the structural unfairness of the campus TIX system especially harms students of color (esp. in cross-racial allegations)
"Free speech is one thing. Hate speech is entirely different."
Robby SoaveAlso, this is like Exhibit A for how the whole "hate speech isn't free speech thing" is always and obviously going to be weaponized against the left.
Michael MungerIf we care about academic freedom, we have to defend the freedom of academics to state their views. #MarcLamontHill should not be fired, or sanctioned reason.com/blog/2018/12/0… #NoHateSpeechException
Robby SoaveSome Temple University admin are looking for a way to get rid of Marc Lamont Hill over anti-Israel comments, because "hate speech isn't free speech." This is wrong on all counts.
In their PNAS article, Joel et al. (1) demonstrate extensive overlap between the distributions of females and males for many brain characteristics, measured across multiple neuroimaging modalities and datasets. They pose two requirements for...