Human ancestors in Eurasia earlier than thought – “Stone fragments found in Georgia suggest Homo erectus might have evolved outside Africa.”
Fair Chase – “On the plains of New Mexico, a band of elite marathoners tests a controversial theory of evolution: that humans can outrun the fastest animals on earth.”
Scared of nuclear power, dummy? – from the audacious.
Women warriors show resilience similar to men – “Study examines mental health of recent veterans of US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.” — this may apply to the women in the armed forces now, but i wouldn’t be so sure it would apply your average woman.
Brain scans appear to show changes associated with violent behavior – “A brain imaging study suggests that men with a history of violent behavior may have greater gray matter volume in certain brain areas, whereas men with a history of substance use disorders may have reduced gray matter volume in other brain areas….”
Agnostics and Big 5 personality traits – from the inductivist.
Brain imaging study of preschoolers with ADHD detects brain differences linked to symptoms – “Smaller brain volumes associated with severity of ADHD symptoms”
When Is a Child’s Brain Ready for Maths? – @al fin.
bonus: Johann Hari: It’s not just Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The IMF itself should be on trial << read this.