Learn about why having a “drink to cope” doesn’t work; why human brains shrunk 3,000 years ago; and high heel history.
Having a "drink to cope" doesn't actually work, and can even make you feel worse by Steffie Drucker
One year on: Unhealthy weight gains, increased drinking reported by Americans coping with pandemic stress. (2021, March 11). One year on: Unhealthy weight gains, increased drinking reported by Americans coping with pandemic stress. Https://Www.apa.org. https://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2021/03/one-year-pandemic-stress
“Drinking To Cope” Doesn’t Work, Even When We Believe That It Does. (2021, October 20). Research Digest. https://digest.bps.org.uk/2021/10/20/drinking-to-cope-doesnt-work-even-when-we-believe-that-it-does/
Wycoff, A. M., Carpenter, R. W., Hepp, J., Piasecki, T. M., & Trull, T. J. (2021). Real-time reports of drinking to cope: Associations with subjective relief from alcohol and changes in negative affect. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 130(6), 641–650. https://doi.org/10.1037/abn0000684
Human brains shrunk 3,000 years ago, and it may be due to the rise of collective intelligence by Grant Currin
When and why did human brains decrease in size 3,000 years ago? New study may have found clues within ants. (2021, October 22). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/932004
DeSilva, J. M., Traniello, J. F. A., Claxton, A. G., & Fannin, L. D. (2021). When and Why Did Human Brains Decrease in Size? A New Change-Point Analysis and Insights From Brain Evolution in Ants. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2021.742639
High Heels Were Originally Meant for Men by Reuben Westmaas originally published July 9, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/high-heels-were-originally-meant-for-men-persuasiv
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Learn about why successful people should reveal their failures; the death of planet WASP-12b; and Dutch “tulip mania.”
A Reason to Reveal Your Failures by Kelsey Donk
HBS Working Knowledge. (2018, December 11). Why Managers Should Reveal Their Failures. Forbes....
Learn about linguistic “laws” that also show up in nature; and how two California condors were born without fathers.
Linguistic "laws" like Zipf’s law of abbreviation and Menzerath’s law also show up in biology, geography, and more by Grant Currin
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