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What’s News For February 21st?

What’s News For February 21st? As always we search the globe for you to find the news everyone else including MSM has missed or ignored!

1. Eggs may be choosy about sperm. New evidence of female choice at the level of gametes. https://www.quantamagazine.org/choosy-eggs-may-pick…/

2. Schmidt Futures Launches AI2050 to Protect Our Human Future in the Age of Artificial Intelligence https://www.lesswrong.com/…/link-eric-schmidt-s-new…

3. How autonomous wingmen will help fighter pilots in the next war https://www.defensenews.com/…/how-autonomous-wingmen…/

4. Prevalence of questionable research practices, research misconduct: “Prevalence of fabrication was 4.3% (95% CI: 2.9, 5.7) and of falsification 4.2% (95% CI: 2.8, 5.6). Prevalence of questionable research practices (QRPs) ranged from 0.6% (95% CI: 0.5, 0.9) to 17.5% (95% CI: 16.4, 18.7) with 51.3% (95% CI: 50.1, 52.5) of respondents engaging frequently in at least one QRP.” https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0263023

5. Thirty years of research on general and specific abilities: Still not much more than g https://www.sciencedirect.com/…/abs/pii/S016028962100101X

6. “Individuals who identify themselves as “extremely left-wing” or “extremely right-wing” are roughly five times more likely than all others to be 100% certain that their political beliefs are correct.” https://journals.sagepub.com/…/10.1177/19485506211070410

7. Moving chairs in Starbucks: Observational studies find rice-wheat cultural differences in daily life in China: “People in northern China were more likely to move the chair out of the way, which is consistent with findings that people in individualistic cultures are more likely to try to control the environment. People in southern China were more likely to adjust the self to the environment by squeezing through the chairs.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5916507/

8. Debunking Giangrande and Turkheimer (2021): Every Dogma has its Day https://psyarxiv.com/qbkcg/

What’s News For February 21st? As always we search the globe for you to find the news everyone else including MSM has missed or ignored!

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