Tag: science

Is It Time to Let Go of One of Science’s Measures?

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FromĀ The Conversation: Scientists are increasingly finding that the P value, one of the classic science statistics, is not as reliable as we like to...

Your Brain as Laboratory: The Science of Meditation

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In this guest blogĀ forĀ Scientific American, John Yates explores the ways that many meditation practices qualify as science. "In the history of meditation practices that qualify...

ā€œThe Weak Science Behind the Wrongly Named Moral Moleculeā€

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The latest research shows that the effect of the ā€œmoral moleculeā€ oxytocin has a much more complicated effect on human behavior than we think, according to Ed Yong in a recent article for The Atlantic. ā€œSeveral scientists have shown that this tower of evidence for oxytocinā€™s positive influence is built on weak foundations,ā€ he writes.