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“…fiercely unrelaxing, and impossible to ignore.”  That’s how Anthony Lane describes a movie in one of his reviews.

That’s how I feel about these paintings. The arrows, wedges, dots, and now three-stripes are very insistent in directing my attention. 191 more words

Composition

Publication Bias in Action: The Case of Oxytocin and Trust

 This article recounts how initial laboratory research showing the hormone oxytocin induced trust between people eventually was demonstrated to be mostly Type I error.  In this case, it was the original research team (lead by psychologist ANTHONY LANE) who came to realize that that their own lab had focused on statistically significant findings while ignoring insignificant experiments.   64 more words
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Remember when you were watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Adam Driver took off his mask, and you thought you were looking at some kind of advanced alien? 1,017 more words

Writing

Women with weapons: on Emily Blunt and the triumph of Higgins-ism

In subway stations a few weeks ago, I began seeing a poster, for a film called Sicario, that featured Emily Blunt wielding a pistol. To put it plainly, this bugged me. 477 more words

Film