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Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Make You Fat
Political beliefs hard-wired into brain, say neuroscientists
Why too much evidence can be a bad thing
The Case Against Sugar, by Gary Taubes, review by the Atlantic
Low-calorie sweetener use is independently associated with heavier relative weight, larger waist, and higher incidence of abdominal obesity.
Don't study for exams by "studying." Instead, take practice tests, which help you remember better under stress.
Gamifiying Goodness: Reversing the Stanford Prison Experiment
Smallest sliver of time yet measured sees electrons fleeing atom...
The first ever photograph of light as both a particle and wave...
Scientists can publish their best work at any age.
Industry-funded soda studies overwhelmingly downplay health risks.
What Happens in the Brain When You Study Science
The maximum lifespan of humans is fixed and subject to natural constraints. With rare exceptions no one has lived beyond 115 years.
How Many Friends Can Your Brain Handle? - Scientific American
Why There's So Much Confusion Over Nutrition and Health, by Alan Henry of Lifehacker
The billion dollar brain training industry is a sham. It is nothing but a placebo, according to a scientific study.
The Weak Evidence Behind Brain-Training Games
Update the Nobel Prizes
Studies funded by artificial sweetener companies were 17 times more likely to find that artificial sweeteners have beneficial effects.
Fed Up Movie: Sugar is addictive poison that makes people sick, according to Robert Lustig.
The sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar’s role in heart disease (by pointing the finger at fat) in the 1960s.
Americans Are Now More Politically Polarized On Climate Change Than Ever Before, New Scientific Analysis Finds
Do You Believe in God, or Is That a Software Glitch?
A great new resource from Examine.com on how to read a scientific study. Very useful to parse all the bad media stories.
Cinnamon is good for memory improvement. Or is it?
Women Scientists with Feminine Appearance are Deemed Less Likely to be Scientists
Why science is so hard to believe
The Backfire Effect: The Psychology of Why We Have a Hard Time Changing Our Minds, by Brain Pickings
How conservatives lost their faith in science
Why Do So Many Studies Fail to Replicate?
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Scientific Studies
Failure Is Moving Science Forward, by FiveThirtyEight
Adam Ruins Everything published the script for the health ep in Advances in Nutrition and Food Technology to prove they'll publish anything.
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