Mimetic Desires, Testing Witness Memories, Fermilab’s Ferret

Learn about why you want things just because others do too; a way to reduce wrongful convictions; and Fermilab’s ferret.

February 09, 2022

“Mimetic desires” are things you want because others want them — here’s how to spot them by Steffie Drucker

To reduce wrongful convictions, test a witness’s memory only once by Grant Currin

In the 1970s, one of Fermilab’s particle accelerator techs was a ferret named Felicia by Cameron Duke

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