I was reading a few articles about Dmitri Mendeleev recently – seeing we were celebrating his 182nd birthday (see What a pleasant surprise!). One I came across (Dmitri Mendeleev: Chemistry, the hot-air balloon and vodka) set me
Richard Nisbett is a professor of psychology and co-director of the Culture and Cognition Program at the University of Michigan. Edge has an interesting talk about the problems of research relying on regression analyses (see The
This video is very relevant today – as it was 6 years ago when it was made. The speaker is Michael Spector, author of the book Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives.
Image credit: TWITTER/PEDRO SIRGADO In the words of Prof Richard Allan, Reading University: “The human race has a climate crisis, Paris has delivered a plan, next begins the hard bit: action.” The final draft text of a climate