Archives for June 24, 2011

We love happy hot dog man!

I can’t believe that I’m like 50 something years old and never had one of these:

The Placebo Effect In Action

The Placebo Effect is rarely what people think it is, though it is often what people believe it to be. Unconvinced? Check it out.

For the next several weeks, I’ll be contributing a weekly post at The informal title of this series of posts is Darwin’s Other Birds. The idea is to identify particularly interesting passages from Darwin’s writings and put them in an appropriate context. This week’s post is an introduction to the series. Thanks to Gunnar…