Why do we make sacrifices for our loved ones? Research tells us that our commitment is what motivates our willingness to sacrifice. Sacrifice, after all, is really about navigating a conflict of interest. We encounter these conflicts of interest when our own personal needs and goals are incompatible with those of our partner or our relationship overall (e.g., continuing to watch our favorite Netflix show vs. helping a partner prepare for a job interview). In order to sacrifice, we have to
By: Christine Baugh A new Google Chrome extension puts the spotlight on conflicts of interest. The browser app, available for free download here, was created at the Hacking iCorruption hackathon event held March 27-29 in Cambridge, MA. The event, co-sponsored by … Continue reading →
Read the themed issues featured in the British Journal of Pharmacology from Year 2007 to 2015.
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I’m collaborating with Matt Shipman, public information officer at NC State University and curator of The Abstract, on a set of food safety-related posts from other NCSU folks as we roll toward WHO’s World Health Day on April 7– which is focused this year on … Continue reading →
I have writtenabout the ‘Big Brain Project’ a few times before, and I wrote a post about it for the Canadian TV channel TVO last year. The project basically seeks to make sense of that magnificent 3-pound bag of jelly inside our skull at multiple levels, from molecules to neurons to interactions at the whole brain level. The aims of the project are typical of ‘moon shot’ endeavors; ambitious, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional and of course, expensive. Yet right