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Neurocinematic Testing: Will It Make You Scream?

t is always hard to predict the response of a massed audience, and almost impossible to objectively assess creative works. In the present information boom and flourishing ‘attention...

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Alternative Facts and Science Skepticism

Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism ...

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How Anonymous is Your Anonymous Browser?

Your 'anonmyized' web browsing history may not be anonymous ...

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Strong, but Itchy. Armourers Update the Hairshirt for 2017

Strength of hair inspires new materials for body armor ...

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Against the Indignities of Trump, We Are Either All Together, or We Fall

Pearlclutching and professional outrage led us here, it's time to speak plainly....

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Need a Cure for Video Gaming Depression? Try Social Media Depression

Those who play games more than four hours a day may not develop addiction-like problems if they are socially engaged with others...

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To Mow a Meadow (Green Scythe Fair)

Remember where your food comes from. Remember the hands that toiled for you....

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Sympathy/Empathy: The Very Air That Evil Breathes.

Manipulating the reader's revulsion at the bias of a clumsy attack is now an established technique of political propaganda ...

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Que Bueno! Bilingualism Saves Brains

Bilingualism may save brain resources as you age ...

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Politics? Environment? In the end, all is transitory.

The human heart, an inveterate time-traveler, knows its way through the honey-hived portals of time. ...

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The Ivory Tower, Trump, and the Eclipse of Dignity

If a Trump win came partly as a reaction to 'the PC brigade', it has to be said they presented an easy target...

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Documents of the Disturbed. Alva Bernadine, New Photography

A very suburban sort of smut permeates Bernadine's latest series ...

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President Trump, Napoleon and The Eclipse of Dignity

Does history, art or philosophy offer any survival tips for the incoming US presidency?...

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We Don’t ‘Like’: Social Media and Depression

Multi-social millennials are more likely to be depressed than their peers...

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Have An Imaginative Christmas

Famine, War, Greed. We can fix this. Just add a more rigorous imagination....

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Tastes Like Cabbage: The Deep Origins of Cooked Veggies

Earliest evidence discovered of plants cooked in ancient pottery ...

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Escaping the Vortex: Would Wyndham Lewis Have Approved?

Vorticism's urge to cut away the fat of modern life remains valid today...

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Even Scientifically Proven News Can Be Fake News

Scientific 'facts' could be false ...

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Forget the Protestant Work Ethic. Catholics Are More Committed

Baylor University research suggests Catholics are most committed to their work...

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And When the Sleeper Wakes? (H.G.Wells, Wyndham Lewis and Nietzche)

Flirting with Fascism is a dangerous game, particularly when misinterpreting Nietzche...

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Greening the Battlefields (but destroying the planet?) with Transgenic Grass

New grasses neutralize toxic pollution from bombs, explosives, and munitions ...

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Good Dads Make Happy Kids (and they don’t even need to clean up)

How new fathers see themselves in child's early years seems to be most influential on kids' later life...

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Queasy Democrats – Make Your Wound a Womb

Only an honest appraisal of the situation will prove of benefit for Democrats yet to come...

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Deplorable Lives Matter : Why Sneering at Proles Doesn’t Work Either

Angry alienated American whites are not a Trump invention, and patronising them won't make them go away...

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I wanted to actually capture some of the sky. (Interview: Nicola Anthony)

'As a species we adapt. Many suffering, and others denying. This is a classic reaction to trauma.' ...

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Tastes Like Chicken? Wiggly Meat and the Rise of Edible Insects

The buzz about edible bugs: Can they replace beef? ...

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‘Middle England’ faces lowest psychosis risk

hite, middle class, older. Psychosis and its attendent conditions are a lower risk for those who fit into the ‘Middle England’ grouping. So when it comes to excuses for voting Brexit,...

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Are You as Fast as A Touch Typist? Probably

Today's self-taught typists almost as fast as touch typists - with one crucial proviso...

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Is the US A New Weimar? If So, The Democrats Made It

If Donald Trump is the symptom of US sickness, it is the Democrats who are the disease...

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It’s A Start: Being Bipolar, Accepting I’m Ill (Mental Health)

The first step to better mental health is accepting there's a problem. ...

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