Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
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Interesting Links for 28-07-2017

Perfectionism as a risk factor for suicide
(tags: perfectionism suicide psychology )
The Twitter Joke Trial, as remembered by one of the lawyers
(tags: law freespeech twitter uk )
Why IBM has special permission to use software for evil
(tags: evil ibm software funny video )
European commission to crack down on offshore tax avoidance
(tags: tax europe )
How to Make a Clichéd High Fantasy Cover
(tags: fantasy funny art viaJamesNicoll )
The theocratic democracies of Iran and the UK
(tags: religion politics uk iran )
On The 50th Anniversary Of The Sexual Offences Act 1967, Look How Far We've Come
(tags: lgbt history )
Capitol Police Forced Journos to Delete Footage of AHCA Protesters.
(tags: police freespeech journalism usa )
Genetic evidence suggests the Canaanites weren’t destroyed after all
(tags: history middle_east )
Scotland receive £4,000 fine from Fifa for booing God Save the Queen
(tags: Scotland UK politics royalty )
Please Don't Say Just Hello In Chat
(tags: advice chat im viaSwampers )
Religious people believe because emotional resonance overrides logic
Which doesn't surprise me. Most people at least start off believing things because they lead to a conclusion that they like. Starting at axioms and working your way forward to whatever they lead to is distinctly uncomfortable at times
(tags: belief logic religion psychology )
'Eureka' moment pinpointed in the brain
(tags: brain learning psychology )
Regret improves children's decision-making
I've had a few. And sometimes they've helped me avoid doing the stupid thing again.
(tags: psychology learning behaviour )
Ketamine for depression encouraging, but questions remain around long-term use
(tags: depression psychology )

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