The Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War

  Download or read THE INSTINCTS OF THE HERD IN PEACE AND WAR here. The Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War 1916-1919, by Wilfred Trotter, F.R.S. (Oxford University Press. Pp. 219.) review here. Wilfred Trotter, 1872-1939, was one of the foremost surgeons of his time and for many years an outstanding figure in British medicine. He was a humanist of great … Continue reading The Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War

The Biggest Blind Spot in Psychology We All Ignore: Neither Ghost Nor Machine

The Engineering Method is great for modeling, but terrible for explaining. by Jeremy Sherman Psychology Today Feb 12, 2019 https://youtu.be/Ob5dPlH4p_U Every engineering advance of the past 400 years is the product of a brilliant breakthrough modeling method. Not the scientific method’s guess and test process—no, something more practical. Call it the engineering method—modeling all behavior … Continue reading The Biggest Blind Spot in Psychology We All Ignore: Neither Ghost Nor Machine

Black leopard confirmed in Africa for first time in 100 years

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Header image: An ultra-rare black leopard walks through Laikipia Wilderness Camp in central Kenya in 2018. PHOTOGRAPH BY WILL BURRARD-LUCAS, CAMTRAPTIONS The extremely rare female cat has melanism, a condition in which the body produces an excess of pigment. by JASON G. GOLDMAN National Geographic FEB 12, 2019 This is the first scientifically documented sighting since 1909. They … Continue reading Black leopard confirmed in Africa for first time in 100 years

Rare half-male, half-female cardinal spotted in Pennsylvania

What causes this phenomenon? //assets.nationalgeographic.com/modules-video/latest/assets/ngsEmbeddedVideo.html?guid=00000168-b9ea-d979-a16d-f9ffb69a0000 EXCLUSIVE VIDEO REVEALS HALF-MALE, HALF-FEMALE CARDINAL: Birdwatchers in Erie, Pennsylvania, found an incredibly uncommon bird—in their backyard. FOOTAGE PROVIDED BY SHIRLEY CALDWELL BY MAUREEN SEABERG National Geographic Jan 31, 2019 JEFFREY AND SHIRLEY Caldwell have been attracting birds for 25 years with carefully tended backyard feeders. But the lifelong Erie, Pennsylvania, residents … Continue reading Rare half-male, half-female cardinal spotted in Pennsylvania