Eric’s Enlightenment for Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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- Why do humans get schizophrenia, but other animals don’t?
- At Marginal Revolution, Ramez Naam recently argued that CRISPR (with all of the limitations in some recent research) should not be feared in two blog posts – Part 1 and Part 2.
- Ecological fallacies and exception fallacies – two common mistakes in reasoning, statistics and scientific research.
- Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are the most effective contraceptives, so why is their usage so low? Shefali Luthra reports that – at least for teenage girls – pediatricians were not trained to insert them in their education. Maddie Oatman finds more complicated reasons for women in general.