We like to think of ourselves as rational actors when it comes to making decisions, we take in information, process it and choose the path that we think will lead to a desirable outcome (if we aren’t deep-seated masochists I suppose). Regular readers of this blog and others that espouse a sceptical viewpoint will know… Read More The Risky Business of Hunger
Last week I posted about the effects of alcohol availability on the amount of violence in an area and mentioned that disorder in the area might also contribute to this. I thought this needed expanding upon, are we really so shallow as a species that we allow the environment that we may be in only… Read More Does Your Environment Determine Your Behaviour?
So,I didn’t have the fortitude to write a proper post this week but earlier this paper came to my attention: “Embryonic, Larval, and Juvenile Development of the Sea Biscuit Clypeaster subdepressus (Echinodermata: Clypeasteroida)” Normally this isn’t in my field of interest but this one has videos! Check out these completely entrancing records of science. Unfortunately… Read More Sea Biscuits: Not Just For Carrying Tobey Maguire Around