World Thinkers’ Ideas – Examine No-Difference Results

No one writes an article about a study showing that medicine “x” is as good as “y” when it comes to making a muscle relax. Or that there is no difference between people reading books and video games. Or that girls are just as good on some tasks as boys are. Scientific reports and ideas …

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World Thinkers’ Ideas – Look for Similarities

Many of us would be offended if someone calls us an animal. But why does animals have such a bad reputation? Frans de Waal, primatologist and ethologist, says that part of the problem is the direction of thinking that has been used in research. The focus has been on characteristics that are missing rather than …