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The Death of Hundreds Is Just a Statistic—But It Doesn’t Have to Be

Cognitive Scientist Jim Davies of Carleton University published a blog entry for the online magazine Nautilus about how our moral judgments tend to be insensitive to numbers–and how we might overcome that.   ... More

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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Why Are You So Smart? Thank Your Mom & Your Difficult Birth

Carleton professor Jim Davies published a blog entry for the popular science magazine Nautilus on the relationship between the evolution of human intelligence and the fact that women need to be able to run. http://nautil.us/blog/why-are-you-so-smart-thank-your-mom–your-difficult-birth... More

Monday, February 2nd, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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New Year’s Resolutions and the Science of Willpower

Jim Davies of Carleton University has published an essay on the blog of Nautilus magazine on how the relationship between New Year’s resolutions and willpower.  http://nautil.us/blog/new-years-resolutions-and-the-science-of-willpower  ... More

Monday, January 26th, 2015 in News Feed for all posts filed under News

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