society


Ultra Processed
Various  reputable media outlets are reporting the news that a study has been published that links the consumption of “Ultra processed” foods to cancer. For example … BBC – Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’ The Guardian – Ultra-processed foods may be linked to cancer, says study Even the UK’s National Health Service […]

Does “Ultra Processed” food really cause cancer?






religious intelligence
A couple of days ago the UK’s Independent, and several other media outlets, have promoted this claim … Religious people are, on average, less intelligent than atheists, researchers claim.  To be clear, this posting is not simply a dig at the Independent. Other outlets ran with the same story. The […]

Debunking: the non-religious are smarter than the religious


fake news
A formal study entitled “Selective Exposure to Misinformation: Evidence from the consumption of fake news during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign” has been published this month. Just to be totally clear here, the term is a reference to misinformation – news that is presented as true, but is instead partially […]

What do we learn from a new Study on the consumption of Fake News?