The age of rage: are we really living in angrier times?

May 11, 2019

www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/may/11/all-fired-up-are-we-really-living-angrier-times

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How the news took over reality

May 11, 2019

www.theguardian.com/news/2019/may/03/how-the-news-took-over-reality

The missing ingredient in today’s debates? Generosity

May 11, 2019

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/11/missing-ingredient-debates-generosity-labour-antisemitism

The human cost of insulin in America

March 15, 2019

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-47491964

Opinion | Our Culture of Contempt – The New York Times

March 12, 2019

The problem in America today is not incivility or intolerance. It’s something far worse.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/03/02/opinion/sunday/political-polarization.html

Don’t look now: why you should be worried about machines reading your emotions | Technology | The Guardian

March 6, 2019

Machines can now allegedly identify anger, fear, disgust and sadness. ‘Emotion detection’ has grown from a research project to a $20bn industry
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/06/facial-recognition-software-emotional-science

No link between autism and MMR, affirms major study | MMR | The Guardian

March 5, 2019

Danish research again dispels link with vaccine at a time of surging measles cases globally
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/society/2019/mar/04/no-link-between-autism-and-mmr-affirms-major-study

Meet the neuroscientist shattering the myth of the gendered brain

February 24, 2019

www.theguardian.com/science/2019/feb/24/meet-the-neuroscientist-shattering-the-myth-of-the-gendered-brain-gina-rippon

Blinded By Ideology: People Find It Difficult To Think Logically About Arguments That Contradict Their Politics – Research Digest

February 1, 2019

Blinded By Ideology: People Find It Difficult To Think Logically About Arguments That Contradict Their Politics – Research Digest
— Read on digest.bps.org.uk/2019/01/23/blinded-by-ideology-people-find-it-difficult-to-think-logically-about-arguments-that-contradict-their-politics/amp/

Our brains rapidly and automatically process opinions we agree with as if they are facts – Research Digest

January 24, 2019

The researchers said their findings “may help explain people’s remarkable ability to remain entrenched in their convictions”. By Christian Jarrett
— Read on digest.bps.org.uk/2018/04/20/our-brains-rapidly-and-automatically-process-opinions-we-agree-with-as-if-they-are-facts/