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Things I Always Wanted To Know: A Guide to Drinking

(Note: Nearly all the literature on this topic is correlational, so we should be skeptical about causal explanations. Since that's what we have we'll do the best we can. Also, I'm the wrong kind of nerd for the topic, so don't take this as serious health advice; when in doubt, talk to the other kind… Continue reading Things I Always Wanted To Know: A Guide to Drinking

The Real World

Everything is a Spectrum

Breaking news: Autism isn't binary (not autistic / autistic), but instead it's a spectrum (not autistic ⇄ autistic). This, per the description in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the DSM-IV, published in 1994. In the DSM-IV, autism was categorized as a discrete spectrum, with separable levels like "Asperger's… Continue reading Everything is a Spectrum