Tag Archives: intelligence

Chocolate makes smart

You always knew it, didn’t you? Now there is a study suggesting a correlation between chocolate consumption and winning Nobel prizes. While you are emptying that jar of Nutella, you may however want to consider why this study is bogus: … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Food, Statistics | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

My Conversation with Artificial Intelligence

Regular readers will know of my scepticism towards technology and especially of its permeation into all aspects of our lives. But from time to time, I will give technology a chance. This time, I have put Artificial Intelligence (AI) to … Continue reading

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Why hot girls are dumb

Today, we’re going to explain a question that many (men) must have been asking already: Why are the most attractive women so often also the dumbest ones? Some believe in a divine power or an invisible hand that if not … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Economics, Education, Feminism | Tagged , , , | 66 Comments

High Expectations

As I am studying Philosophy, I couldn’t resist to share this study that analyses the mathematical and verbal aptitudes of students in different courses and reaches – inter alia – the following conclusion: “Philosophers are the smartest humanists, physicists the … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Education, Philosophy, Statistics | Tagged , | 4 Comments