June 27, 2022

MTC: Luxury Guilt Trip: Harvard Discovers Slavery

John Staddon

Are modern African Americans worse off for slavery? Harvard was directly complicit in America’s system of racial bondage from the College’s earliest days in the 17th century until slavery in Mass......

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July 30, 2021

MTC: The Multiversity and its Discontents: The Evolution of a Fatal Flaw

John Staddon

A well-known podcaster has the custom of going “off the grid” for a month each summer, to gain some perspective. I can beat that: I have been retired from academic teaching and research for nearly 14......

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August 23, 2021

Academic Questions: The Diversity Dilemma

John Staddon

Racial and ethnic diversity can contribute to greater intellectual diversity, but there is no guarantee especially if one group is easily offended. 

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August 23, 2021

Academic Questions: The Devolution of Psychological Science: Memes, Culture, and Systemic Racism

John Staddon

What does a successful model of social science look like, and how far have the social sciences strayed from that model?

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August 23, 2021

Academic Questions: Issue at a Glance

Volume 34, Issue 3, at a glance.

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June 7, 2021

Academic Questions: The Behaviorist Plot

John E. Staddon

If historians of science present a distorted picture, they imperil the future of science, a future on which modern civilization depends.

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June 7, 2021

Academic Questions: Can Science be Saved?

John E. Staddon

A review essay of "Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth" by Stuart Ritchie.

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April 30, 2021

Article: Cancel Culture in the Sciences: A Case Study

John E. Staddon

A reproduction of an email exchange between Professors John Staddon and Jonathon D. Crystal, published to provide a succinct example of how a cancellation occurs in real time.

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April 20, 2021

Academic Questions: Fact vs. Truth?

Carol Iannone

Editor's Introduction to Volume 34, Issue 2.

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