Links this week:

  1. Misrepresentation of Asch’s studies. ┬áHT: Stuart Ritchie

  2. Don’t pretend sports events have big economic effects. And this holds for the Olympics too.

  3. Get rid of all the ordinary accidents, and you are left with the weird. HT: Tyler Cowen

  4. If told obesity is a disease, obese people are less worried about their weight.

  5. Jerry Coyne on the new paper arguing kin selection is a factor in eusociality.

  6. Yes to marine reserves.

And if you missed them, my posts this week:

  1. The gender reading gap and love of learning.

  2. The law of law’s leverage.