Aeon Summaries and Reviews

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Heidi Hutner and Erica Cirino

Aeon, 2019

8
It’s the Other Way Round

Lisa C. Walsh et al.

Aeon, 2019

8
Far from being a touchstone of the truth, knowledge is a Stone Age concept that harms our dealings with the modern world

David Papineau

Aeon, 2019

7
Fixing chronic back pain is possible only when patients understand how much it is produced by the brain, not the spine.

Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Aeon, 2017

9
The authoritative statement of scientific method derives from a surprising place – early 20th-century child psychology

Henry Cowles

Aeon, 2017

7
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For big pharma, the perfect patient is wealthy, permanently ill and a daily pill-popper. Will medicine ever recover?

Clayton Dalton

Aeon, 2018

8
A Study in Maximizing Motivation

Daphna Oyserman

Aeon, 2016

8
When Your Reasons Are Worse than Useless, Sometimes the Most Rational Choice Is a Random Stab in the Dark

Michael Schulson

Aeon, 2014

9