TIL The Great Salt Lake is half blue/green/ half red/pink by Nechama in TodayILearned

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How did I never know this?

Psychology team conducts research indicating that backward motion improves memory by Nechama in Psychology

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Good point. I was thinking something along the lines of it somehow rewiring our brains somehow.

Replication failures in psychology not due to differences in study populations by Nechama in Psychology

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Yep but with the push to publish or perish and editors wanting to publish unique and interesting findings it's not hard to imagine that studies are rushed, bias can enter into them or some may even fudge results since negative findings aren't generally published. Of course, when these studies are used as the basis of making treatment decisions for example, this can be a big problem.

Heath Ledger's daughter given wages of stars in Terry Giliam's Dr Parnassus by Nechama in news

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Sorry - not sure what your point it exactly. Do you have an issue with three actors who took over when Heath Ledger died suddenly, deciding to give their wages to his two year old daughter when there was only an old will left written before she was born?