Andrew Scull's commentary in the Los Angeles Review of Books is worthy of your time:-
We’re stuck. Descriptive psychiatry is a shambles, as both Taylor and Greenberg’s books help to show, and as the events of this month (May 2013) have made even more dramatically obvious. But, at present, it has no plausible rival. Speaking to Greenberg some moths ago, Thomas Insel, the self-same person who has now given the official thumbs-down to DSM 5, commented casually that most of his
Unless you’ve been distanced from the news and the internet, you have heard that tuberculosis has become increasingly drug resistant and is resurging in many areas of the world and this is much more than a minor inconvenience. Kari Stoever, the Vice President of External Affairs at Aeras – a global nonprofit biotech advancing TB [...]
This Thing Called Science Part 1: Call me skeptical
The resource continues themes covered in the first critical thinking series on strengthening critical thinking with scepticism and analysis and introduces thebasic elements of the scientific process.
via Tech N You Vids.
ICELAND – Team Iceland has arrived! We have been joined by our collaborators from Dickinson College and now number 9 strong. The Dickinson crew arrived early on Friday morning, so we spent much of the day recovering from our overseas travel and preparing for fieldwork. In addition to obtaining vehicles and food, we met our [...]