Checking the Methods and Results More Than the Given Conclusions
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Post No.: 0200   Furrywisepuppy says:   When reading academic papers, it is most important to read the methods and results sections, and then to make up your own mind based on these. The discussion and conclusion sections are potentially … Read More

Teaching What Probably Needs to be Tort
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Post No.: 0199   Furrywisepuppy says:   Again, it’s tricky and maybe foolhardy trying to generalise legal topics that may come with various local differences depending on a country or state’s particular laws, but bearing this in mind…   Tort … Read More

More About the Symptoms of Depression
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Post No.: 0198   Furrywisepuppy says:   This follows on from Post No.: 0122 on our all-important journey towards understanding depression better…   The symptoms of depression may include – having what feels like low energy, a down or erratic … Read More

Gamification and Simple Measures for Complex Things
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Post No.: 0197   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Gamification’ is the application of game design elements and principles – such as points, badges and leaderboards – in non-traditional game contexts (e.g. to encourage individuals to be more physically active or engaged … Read More

Praise a Good Effort Rather Than a Good Outcome
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Post No.: 0196   Furrywisepuppy says:   We learnt in Post No.: 0189 that we should give attention to and reward a desired behaviour far more than give attention to and punish an undesired behaviour. And now we can elaborate … Read More

Animals Advertising Themselves as Delicious!
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Post No.: 0195   Furrywisepuppy says:   This is not a commentary about whether it’s right or wrong to eat meat or be a vegan or whatever – but don’t you find it ridiculous, for instance, when a chicken or … Read More

A Primer on the Effects of Priming
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Post No.: 0194   Furrywisepuppy says:   ‘Priming’ has been mentioned before within several previous posts already, so we’ll explore a bit more about this psychological technique or effect…   Priming involves exposing people to a prior stimulus, such as … Read More

The Logical Success of Your Ancestry and Lineage
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Post No.: 0193   Furrywisepuppy says:   When people investigate into their own ancestry or genealogy, chances are they will find at least someone in their lineage who was historically great or interesting.   Now this is actually nothing to … Read More

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