Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gaydar

I mentioned previously┬áthat signal detection analysis could be applied to diverse fields of inquiry, including the study of gaydar. The word “gaydar” is a portmanteau of the words “gay” and “radar”, and refers to the ability of identifying sexual orientation … Continue reading

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Learning

My wife and I are going to Spain in January, so I have been practicing Spanish. One of the effects this has on me is that it gets me to think a lot about how memory works and what makes … Continue reading

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