Interview with Debbie Feldman
Science or Fiction
A new study confirms the popular belief that old people can be identified by their smell. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0038110
A new analysis indicates that children are more imaginative in their play today than they were 20 years ago. http://blog.case.edu/think/2012/05/30/despite_less_play_childrenas_use_of_imagination_increases_over_two_decades
Updated data indicate that American brain size continues to slowly decrease over historical time. http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012/05/30/Americans-skulls-getting-bigger-over-time/UPI-83291338412167/?spt=hs&or=sn
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
‘The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents, and the oceans was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.’ - Daniel J. Boorstin, historian, professor, attorney, and writer (1914-2004)