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Heart rate increases when crossing the : Road traffic safety in also.
📄 Ditmer et al (2018) American black bears perceive the risks of crossing roads. Behavioral Ecology 29:667-675 dx.doi.org/10.1093/beheco/ary0

While I am still a great fan of Kahneman's best seller "Thinking, fast and slow" (2011), here are refreshing views about the pervasive presentation of making processes based on two orthogonal systems: type I (fast, unconscious, automatic, error prone) vs. type II (slow, conscious, costly, reliable).
📄 Melnikoff & Bargh (2018) The mythical number two. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 22:280-293 dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2018

Darwinian medicine and new views on or : genes formerly linked to higher fitness now predispose to non-communicable diseases.

📄 Corbet et al. (2018). The transition to modernity and chronic disease: mismatch and natural selection. Nature Reviews Genetics dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41576-018-

bias in (again): while they represented 42% of the attendance, women only asked 31% of the questions.
📄 Käfer et al. (2018) Progress and prospects in gender visibility at SMBE annual meetings. Genome Biology and Evolution 10:901-908. academic.oup.com/gbe/article/1

Don't lecture me! Towards better didactic practices in the . Institutions should revise their promotion and merit-recognition policies to incentivize and reward implementation of evidence-based instructional practices.
Stains et al. (2018) Anatomy of STEM teaching in North American universities. Science 359:1468-1470 dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.aap

Very impressive game of Chinese whispers in bats.
Patriquin et al. (2018). Bats without borders: predators learn novel prey cues from other predatory species. Science Advances 4:eaaq0579 dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaq0

Nice article of theoretical ecology by the MAD group: the state of the internal reserve is an excellent proxy for foraging decision in fluctuating environment. All the mathematical details are hidden in the supplementary materials. rspb.royalsocietypublishing.or

Animals detect threats: generalization of the concept of ecology of by also taking into account the parasites.
Weinstein et al. (2018). A landscape of disgust. Science 359:1213-1214 science.sciencemag.org/content

news spread farther, faster, deeper, and more broadly than the truth in social media: a very disappointing (yet not really surprising) result detailed in a vast quantitative analysis. Vosoughi et al. (20158) The spread of true and false news online. Science 359:1146-1151. science.sciencemag.org/content

The 2nd London Mastodon Meetup is tomorrow - Tuesday 6th March - at Mozilla HQ, from 7pm. See you there? 😀


Fact so romantic: has probably a profound adaptive significance as a way to assess or shape your compatibility with your partner.
Kort et al. (2014). Shaping the oral microbiota through intimate kissing. Microbiome 2:41 microbiomejournal.biomedcentra

Strong bias in : a quantitative study shows that women refrain from asking question at . Interestingly, the gender of the first person to ask a question also predicts the gender imbalance in subsequent questions.

Scientific . Six experts offer advice on producing a manuscript that will get published and pull in readers. nature.com/articles/d41586-018

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Improve ecological literacy: a selection of 100 papers, and still on top!
Courchamp, F. and Bradshaw, C. J. A. 2018. 100 articles every ecologist should read. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2:395-401
See also, the responses to this subjective and partial list as regards possible , and editiorial .

crisis in : overestimation of the effect size and no larger statistical power in high impact factor journal.
Brembs, B. 2018. Prestigious science journals struggle to reach even average reliability. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 12:37 frontiersin.org/articles/10.33