Category Archives: Science

Abe’s Brain Chemistry

I would like to tell a little fictional* story about Abe as part of a thought experiment. Abe has been visiting a particular doctor every couple of weeks for two years. Every single time he comes in he is shaky, … Continue reading

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Impossibility

Impossible is a relative term, like all terms. It is a necessary term because it allows us to assess and communicate the feasibility of something. Some things appear more plausible than others, and thus those things with the lowest relative … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Biology and Behavior in Gender

Considerations of [causal fallacy] are especially important to keep in mind when on the topic of brain science because so little is understood or recognized about the possibilities of the brain. When a researcher notices that one particular group of … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Brain Gender

The following is a direct quote from the first chapter of Brizendine’s book “The Female Brain“: “Males’ and females’ brains are different by nature. Think about this. What if the communication center is bigger in one brain than in the … Continue reading

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Pseudoscience: Misunderstanding, Misrepresentation, Misattribution, Predisposition

There are a number of issues involving pseudoscience that I would like to bring to light, but first I must explicate my own understanding of pseudoscience and its ubiquity. It is common for people to call upon the name of … Continue reading

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Size Matters

Size Matters. I might have chosen a subtitle, something of the gist, “A Universe of Endless Possibilities,” which is, after all, the intended message of the post. But I wanted to relish the endless puns inherent in the chosen title. … Continue reading

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