Cognitive Daily

Archives for November, 2009

My SEED column this week focuses on artificial sweeteners. Can switching to artificial sweeteners help solve the obesity problem in the U.S.? Here’s a snippet: Saunders says an August report from the American Heart Association (AHA) made it quite clear that excessive sugar consumption is dangerous, and he argues that sugar should be seen as…

One of my favorite cartoons as a child was “Speed Racer.” It featured an all-American boy (first name, “Speed,” last name, “Racer”) engaging in that most American of pastimes: driving fast cars. Except that “Speed Racer” wasn’t really American; it was made in Japan, and the original Japanese voices were crudely overdubbed in English. Perhaps…