Monday, July 5, 2010

60-Second Science 7/1/10 Intelligence Averages Linked to Regional Infectious Disease Burden

In a correlational study lower average regional intelligence was found to be linked with higher infectious disease rates. Perhaps because the metabolic demands of the brain are great and resources are diverted to fight disease. Karen Hopkin reports here.

Does the use of mosquito nets in Africa count as extended cognition?

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