Sex and the single amygdala: A tale almost saved by a peek at the data

So sexy! Was bringing up ‘risky sex’ merely a strategy to publish questionable and uninformative science? My continuing question: Can skeptics who are not specialists, but who are science-minded and have some basic skills, learn to quickly screen and detect questionable science in the journals and media coverage? “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” – Bob Dylan I hope so. One goal of my blogging is to arouse readers’ skepticism and provide them some tools so that they can decide for themselves what to believe, what to reject, and what needs a closer look or a check against trusted sources. Skepticism is always warranted in science, but it is particularly handy when confronting the superficial application of neuroscience to every aspect of human behavior.…


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