The Amazon’s Future, Sugar Rush Retcon, A Study on Studies
Today, you’ll learn about the state of the Amazon rainforest, the truth behind the mythical sugar rush, and how studies involving MRI scans may have been too small to produce significant results, but researchers may have found a solution.
June 02, 2022
The forest needs attention - not the company.
- “75% of Amazon rainforest shows signs of loss, a 'tipping point' of dieback, study shows” by Doyle Rice
- “Fires in the Amazon are out of Control. Again” by Benji Jones
- “Heaviest Object on Earth Weighs 116B Pounds” by Jenn Gidman
- “A Framework for Quantifying Resilience to Forest Disturbance” by Timothy Bryant, Kristen Waring, Andrew Sánchez Meador, and John B. Bradford
- “7 Organizations You Can Support to Protect the Amazon Rainforest” by Erica Sánchez, Pia Gralki, and Joe McCarthy
Maybe sugar isn’t the problem.
- “Sugar rush or high on life? Dieticians explain why kids become hyperactive at parties” by Kate Dorrell
- “There’s No Such Thing as a Sugar Rush, According to Science” by Joshua A. Krisch
Data sets need to grow to bolster studies.
- “M.R.I.s Are Finding Connections Between Our Brain Activity and Psychology” By Kim Tingley
- “Reproducible brain-wide association studies require thousands of individuals” By Scott marek et al
- “Brain scans may reveal a lot about mental illness, but not until studies get bigger” by Jon Hamilton
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