The new guidelines on “Toxic” masculinity

The new guidelines on “Toxic” masculinity

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Many people would rather give themselves shocks than be alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.

Many people would rather give themselves shocks than be alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.

I recently came across a report on a series of studies which attempted to see how people handle a task where they are instructed to have no external distractions and to entertain themselves only using their own thought (Titled “Just think: the challenges of the disengaged mind”).  A disclaimer: Many social…

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“That’s what leftists truly are, a bunch of salivating brainless dogs.”

“That’s what leftists truly are, a bunch of salivating brainless dogs.”

The title was a comment left in a thread about the conditioning allegedly used in those late night comedy shows like the Colbert Report, the daily show, and last week tonight with John Oliver. I got a hearty chuckle out of it and decided to share. It is a reference to…

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Human Biological and Psychological diversity

Human Biological and Psychological diversity

An important new academic paper was recently published. Many evolutionary psychologists have asserted that there is a panhuman nature, a species typical psychological structure that is invariant across human populations. Although many social scientists dispute the basic assumptions of evolutionary psychology, they seem widely to agree with this hypothesis. Psychological…

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A proposal: Social Matter for the sciences

A user on reddit posted a link in which he lamented that there is not a neoreactionary magazine devoted specifically to science and technology news. Frankly, I think this is a very good idea. I have published things related to this several times before. You can see two of these…

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Stereotype threat and pseudo-scientists

Stereotype threat and pseudo-scientists

This article was adapted from the premier book on sex differences in intelligence, Smart and Sexy by Roderick Kaine. The politically acceptable explanation for gender differences in intelligence studies and tests is that discrimination accounts for all current disparities between men and women in intellectual Fields, starting first and foremost…

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