Here we go… 1. How can I intervene with a bullying coworker?
Stevenson and Wolfers find that liberalization of divorce laws significantly decreased rates of domestic violence and female suicide. The Nero Redivivus legend said that Emperor Nero survived his apparent death in 68 AD and was going to reclaim the Roman Imperial crown; it inspired three rebellions by people pretending to be Nero.
And in the world of modern crazy conspiracy theories: New England Journal of Medicine claims firearm injuries go down during NRA conventions because the people who are busy attending the convention are the same people who would otherwise be shooting themselves.
David Graeber on the new understanding of prehistory.
Not sure if his views are as consensus as he claims, interested in learning more from prehistorically knowledgeable readers. Italian election ends with center-right and populists in powerlikely a victory for anti-immigrant forces and Euroskeptics.
Still unclear who will get to lead the government, prediction markets slightly favor Di Maio and Five Stars. WeForum has numbers on the bullshit-jobs phenomenon: Two new major papers on growth mindset. A large pre-registered experiment related Twitter discussion here concluded that a growth mindset intervention had very modest but statistically significant benefits, and given that it was so cheap it might still be cost-effective to spam the school system with it in the hopes that a couple of students benefit a little.
Across a range of treatment types, Hattie, Biggs, and Purdie found that the meta-analytic average effect size for a typical educational intervention on academic performance is 0.
All meta-analytic effects of mind-set interventions on academic performance were less than 0. I admit I am pretty biased against this idea, but I have a different perspective. Imagine I claimed our next-door neighbor was a billionaire oil sheik who kept thousands of boxes of gold and diamonds hidden in his basement.
The Bible says God doomed Cain to wander forever, so where is he these days? Interested in hearing what the thus-far-very-successful pro-naloxone movement thinks about this.
The Darian calendarcreated for future colonists to keep time on Mars. Businessman Andrew Yang will run in the presidential election on a platform of universal basic income.
Evidence From Argentina tries to measure the effect of teachers by seeing if students who are exposed to long teacher strikes do worse in life.
This goes against all my priors but potentially matches some related results by Chetty. Interested in seeing further discussion of this. New paper claims that cutting back on stop-and-frisk in Chicago caused a spike in homicides. Some discussion on Reason 12 and on an SSC open thread.
Does anyone else think the UK knifefree campaign comes off as a little creepy and Orwellian? The Rise Of Machine Intelligence.
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