Category Archives: Drug Use

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Apr. 5, 2015)

Animals Cats relax to music, especially classical. Drugs There’s an association between long marijuana usage in teens and a smaller hippocampus.  In short, the more you smoke marijuana as a teen, the more likely your long-term memory will be affected. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 12, 2015)

Anti-Natalism A father complains about being a parent. Decision Theory Game Theorists have cracked poker as an algorithm. Drugs In states where drugs are legal, adult use is rising, but teen usage is the same, and in some cases are … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s In the News Today (Nov. 30, 2014)

Emotions There could be a danger emphasizing empathy.  “Once you see someone as fundamentally other, fundamentally different, empathy turns off like a switch.” Paul Ekman has been an expert at detecting the emotions of faces and even whether they’re dishonest … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Jan. 12, 2014)

Abortion Vermont introduces a bill affirming a right to an abortion. Animals Dogs can sense magnetic variations of the earth. Economics The Pope recently made comments critiquing capitalism.  The Atlantic has a response by saying the Pope is ignorant about world economics.  Toward the … Continue reading

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What Happens when an Entire Country Legalizes Drugs?

Things actually get better. As the article itself suggests: Life in Casal Ventoso, Lisbon’s troubled neighborhood, has improved. And new research, published in the British Journal of Criminology, documents just how much things have changed in Portugal. Coauthors Caitlin Elizabeth … Continue reading

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