Collection of papers and articles that I’ve spotted since my previous links post that seem interesting.
- Précis of Social Perception and Social Reality: Why accuracy dominates bias and self-fulfilling prophecy (Jussim, 2017)
- Stereotypes are more accurate than you think
- Reality causes stereotypes in general
- Sometime, stereotypes causes reality (a self-fulfilling propecy), but this tends to work in a good direction (Pygmalion effect types of things)
- Imagine of the results went the other way
- Regarding male and female abandonment rates of gender atypical degrees
- The impact of tobacco control policies on smoking initiation in Europe (van Ours & Palali, 2017)
- Anti-smoking policies don’t work, except for taxation.
- Rumors of the nonreplication of the motivated numeracy effect are greatly exaggerated (Kahan & Peters, 2017)
- Prevalence and correlated of psychiatric disorders among former juvenile detainees in the US (Vaughn et al. 2015)
- Reasoning ability predicts irrational worldview but not conspiracy belief (Jastrzebski & Chuderski, 2017)
- Book review: surfing uncertainty
- The Lynn-Becker World IQ dataset
- This is the best source available for crosscountry comparisons
- The early emergence of sociomoral evaluation (Van de Vorvervoort & Hamlin, 2017)
- Understanding the therapist contribution to psychotherapy (King et al., 2016)
- Therapy is as good as self-help?
- Return of the city state
- Individuals with greater science literacy and education have more polarized beliefs on controversial science topics (Drummond & Fischoff, 2017)
- Why attacks on multinationals and sweatshops are often misguided and excessive
- Bitcoin’s academic pedigree
- Where Satoshi’s ideas came from
- The Selgin-Lord Keynes debate on Lydian coinage
- Does presuming you can take a person’s organ save lives?
- Too lucky to be true – fairness views under the shadow of cheating (Bortolotti et al. 2017)
- If people think the rich cheat, then they will demand more redistribution
- Capital income and the rising wealth of the rich
- Turnpikes, canals, and economic growth in England and Wales (1800-1850) Bogart et al. (2017)
- Consumption inequality just hasn’t gone up that much
- A politically incorrect guide to affirmative action
- If the goal of an institution is to accept the best candidates, it ought to discriminate against people that belong to groups with lower mean ability.
- The history of science as a graveyard of theories: A philosophers’ myth (Mizrahi, 2016)
- The moral status of animals (updated SEP)
- Tyler Cowen on Stubborn Attachments
- Amanda Askell on Pascal’s Wager
- A liberal theory of externalities?
Other (plus the Google memo stuff)
- What the fuck python?
- Semantic segmentation using FCN over the years
- Cross-sectional association between soda consumption and BMI (Eney et al. 2017)
- Drinking soda does not in general cause fatness. People predisposed to drink more soda are also predisposed to be fatter regardless.
- STEM pathways: Do men and women differ in why they enter and exit? (Maltese & Cooper, 2017)
- School stunts development
- Gender bias in STEM – an example of biased research?
- Statistical abracadabra: Making sex differences disappear
- Debunking the male-female brain mosaic
- Comments on split brain: divided perception but undivided consciousness
- Why men don’t believe the data on gender bias in science
- The prevalence of discrimination across racial groups in contemporary America (Boutwell et al. 2017)
- “Yeyo” comments on a critique of the Google memo
- Women and men in the IT profession
- Paranoid egalitarian meliorism: An account of bias in the social sciences (Winegard & Winegard, 2017)
- Recordings of former slaves describing their lives
- You don’t expand because the universe does.
- Hype or not? Some perspective on OpenAI’s DotA 2 bot