linkfest – 09/25/11

Genes linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Skull points to a more complex human evolution in Africa

Men and women cooperate equally for the common good“[W]omen were more cooperative than men in mixed-sex studies and men became more cooperative than women in same-sex studies and when the social dilemma was repeated. The ‘prisoner’s dilemma’ was the most commonly used experiment in this meta-analysis.”

Some brain wiring continues to develop well into our 20s: U of A study“Brain development doesn’t stop at adolescence as once thought”

Calculating crows know how to wait – crows can delay gratification.

Australian Aborigine Hair Tells a Story of Human Migration

Female promiscuity may be nature’s way of dealing with inbreeding, research claims

Black-white and Hispanic-white incarceration rate ratios by state – from the audacious epigone.

Improving general intelligence with pharmacological intervention – via inductivist.

Archaic admixture – what is it good for? – from greg cochran.

bonus: The Dark Side of the Placebo Effect: When Intense Belief Kills

bonus bonus: einstein was wrong?

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2 Comments

  1. thanks for the medieval squirrel! my new desktop background:) squirrels are cool, but chipmunks are cuter – their more rounded skulls make ’em a li’l more young-human-ish looking (less rodent-y:)
    — btw, an emphatic thank you for your excellent blogging skills!

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  2. @panjoomby – “thanks for the medieval squirrel! my new desktop background”

    heh! (^_^) you’re welcome.

    @panjoomby – “squirrels are cool, but chipmunks are cuter”

    i got nuthin’ against chipmunks — they are very cute. but they’re not cuter than these guys! i don’t think anybody is. (^_^) (don’t get me started ’cause i’ll go all girlie on you. yes, i visit Cute Overload everyday, i admit it! (^_^) )

    @panjoomby – “an emphatic thank you for your excellent blogging skills”

    thank you! (*^_^*)

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