Links this week:
- A few years old, but good – a story from a Blue Zone “where people forget to die”. HT: Razib Khan
- Another critique of modern dietary guidelines. Weight gain after a fecal transplant. And the US Government is about to drop warnings about cholesterol.
- Improving ‘Neoclassical man’ with a gaze heuristic.
- Bigger data sets are uncovering the genetic underpinnings of intelligence.
- A take on the Peter Principle.
- To what extent will new birth control options be another fertility shock?
- Yet more on lead and crime.
- Greg Clark on social mobility. And my review of his book.
And if you missed them, my posts this week:
- Will defaults lose their power in the digital age. Or, as put by Eric Crampton, Will nudges survive the Lucs Critique?
- I recommend using a story other than organ donation rates to support defaults.