Do you think science is bullshit free?

As a species we are rather good at bullshitting! In the Observer, 18th July 2021, there was an interview on this subject with the cognitive scientist Martin Turpin: It would … Continue reading Do you think science is bullshit free?

‘The science of bullshitting’

As a species we are rather good at bullshitting! In the Observer, Sunday before last, I came across an interview with the cognitive scientist Martin Turpin [18 July 2021]:

Psychiatry: the ‘subjective-objective divide’

In my subjective opinion, one of the most important articles written in the Journal of my College, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, was written by a colleague of mine who … Continue reading Psychiatry: the ‘subjective-objective divide’

‘That kind of anger is a giveaway’

This passage from ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ by Richard Holloway reminded me of writings and research into certainty and medical decison making: