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Monthly Archives: September 2017
Linearititis = a psychological disease that involves being stuck in linear thinking and the inability to think recursively. Symptoms: Breaks into a sweat when faced with complex situations, uncertainty, and unpredictable situations; Desperately tries to make everything orderly and predictable; … Continue reading
Once upon a not so distant time, I was a “science educator,” and more specifically a science teacher educator. Some of you who may read this may have known me in that role or an even further back role of … Continue reading
As ecosystems are stressed and careen towards collapse… As the world population increases beyond the limits of capacity… As communities split apart and are consumed by fear and hatred… As nations come apart at the seams or barely hang on … Continue reading
A recent article in Phys.Org, Apes’ Abilities Misunderstood by Decades of Poor Science (see also: Leavens, Bard, & Hopkins 2017), briefly discusses the biases of scientists that have led to many misconceptions about the intelligence of apes. They make a … Continue reading