The late, great science writer's final book—about baseball.
Gould's last science book. It goes on a bit, but the chapter criticising Edward O Wilson's misappropriation of the term Consilience is Gould at his best.
Psychological assessments should become part of the UK driving test, a road safety expert has urged.
Hitler was a atheist (supposedly).
Everything starts to look like a nail.
Women dim: official!
Smoking is bad for the brain shock.
The BBC has a baseball jargon buster.
From an email to Stense.
Observer: Students face personality tests for university places [UK Government] Ministers want universities to adopt methods such as psychometric testing, the psychological questionnaires widely used in City recruitment which explore personality traits and ability to learn, and US-style aptitude tests as fairer ways of assessing teenagers. And these morons have been put in charge of… Continue reading Psychobollocks