1) Some research from about a year ago on the personality traits that predict interest in EA. The finding isn’t very surprising, but the whole thing is worth a read: We found two psychologically distinct moral factors that predict whether someone is a proto-EA. First, such a…
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If you do a Google search for ‘meditation’, you might find results like this: ‘Meditation Completely Changed My Life’ ‘How meditation can change your…
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Most diets fail. I’m not sure if this “fact” is actually true, but it’s repeated often enough to make me think there’s something to it. It also just…
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Happy holidays all, and thank you to everyone who donated in response to my matching offer, the full £300 limit was reached (plus quite a bit more)! I…
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Apologies for not posting much recently, here’s a quick post summarising some of the more interesting papers I’ve read recently. Haven’t checked if…
I haven’t had a cheesy post for a while, so why not this? Fairly obvious where this idea is from, so no need to give credit. Advice is from a…
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1) An oldie but a goodie: guess the correlation. 2) I really, really enjoyed this 80k episode on probability. One thing that stood out (and I’ll…
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On the recommendation of Tyler Cowen, I’ve been reading Richard Reeves’ book Of Boys and Men. The most interesting parts of the book are the evidence…
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