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Monthly list of stuff I found interesting

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…
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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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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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1) FDB on the odd claim that Kanye West’s recent behaviour could not be caused by his mental illness: There’s a meme that’s arisen in the past few…
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1) The Scandinavian Prison Project: The Scandinavian Prison Project seeks to empirically assess what happens when certain practices and principles from…
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1) This Raj Chetty study on Social Capital: The share of high-SES friends among individuals with low SES—which we term economic connectedness—is among…
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1) Tom Chivers’ piece on the evidence about the advantages of breastfeeding: The study’s authors found “no benefit of a breastfeeding promotion…
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