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The most critical factor in medicine? Human bias
Oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winner Siddhartha Mukherjee explains why doctors aren't so much looking for disease as bias in their work.
Posted Oct 2015
3 articles on the danger of Ebola paranoia
It’s Halloween — and the only thing scarier than Ebola this week is Ebola paranoia. Should you panic in bowling alleys? How justified is your fear of hospitals? Are mandatory quarantines even legal in the U.S., anyway? 3 ideas behind the news.
Posted Oct 2014
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What can we learn from how animals cope?
Author of the book Animal Madness, TED Fellow Laurel Braitman shares 5 ways in which animals and humans suffer from similar mental illnesses. Anthropomorphism run amok? You decide.
Posted Jun 2014