According to the New Scientist: Women get more of a buzz out of cartoons, a brain-imaging study has found, with their brains feeling more rewarded by a funny joke than those of men.
I’ve been reading a spate of articles recently concerned with fundamentalism. Antony Barnett and Isobel Hilton have kickstarted a discussion on democracy on openDemocracy, while Bernard Crick wrote a salutory piece in The Guardian on the need for humanists to find common cause with religious people in the face of fanaticism. Also in the Guardian,… Continue reading Fundamentalism
Busy busy, in preparation for going away this weekend. I’d intended to write a post in response to the New Scientist’s recent issue dedicated to “Reality Wars” but in the meantime I thought I’d simply point people to this exciting new theory on Intelligent Falling.