When Great Minds Think Unlike: Inside Science’s ‘Replication Crisis’
NPR’s Hidden Brain Podcast looks at the replication crisis in science by zooming in on one seminal paper that was the focus of two replication efforts: one succeeded in replicating the original finding, the other failed.
How Facebook uses you to sell stuff to your friends
ABC Radio Nationalexplores Facebook’s ‘sponsored stories’ feature, and how people are unaware that the feature means that their name can be used to advertise products to their friends.
Why some newspaper paywalls are simply unsustainable
An article in The Conversationdiscusses the evidence showing that the Australian Financial Review’s hard paywall strategy could prove difficult to maintain.
Peter, Paul, Kylie … David! Why we forget family members’ names
How often has your own mother forgotten your name? Does she ever cycle through the names of each of your siblings – and perhaps even the family pet – before getting to yours? The Conversationlooks at why this happens.