The July/August issue of The Atlantic offers an unusual opportunity to compare different approaches to understanding what science journalists would normally think of as their story: What is the source of creativity? Where does creativity reside? And how might we encourage it?
The magazine, which The Atlantic calls The Ideas Issue, features three articles on the nature of creativity: One by a cultural critic with an interest in psychology and psychiatry; one by a neuroscientist; and one by a
Posting has been light this month, for several good reasons. My own schedule has been full with seeing patients, attending HICPAC, and most recently riding a bike across northwest Iowa during the first couple days of RAGBRAI with my mom (the route this year went through her hometown of Hull, Iowa). The photo above was taken on Sunday during a stop in beautiful Boyden, Iowa. I’m back at work now, and marveling at the complete online release of the SHEA/IDSA Compendium of
Maybe there’s something lost in translation; I’m barely starting to understand Australian. But if I read this right, the piping hot UK Food Standards Agency has put retail over public health after scrapping plans to regularly name and shame supermarkets … Continue reading →
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. ~E. O. Wilson Why the Malaysian Jet Crash Sparks Conspiracies : Discovery News. 40 Mexican bishops are taking an ‘intensive’ exorcism… Source: Doubtful News