Michael Blastland

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Journalist Michael Blastland discusses with Ivan six things which he thinks should be better known. You can find out more about Michael and order his book The Hidden Half.

1. The myth of nurture v nature https://www.nature.com/articles/421806a
2. The uncertainty of public data https://medium.com/wintoncentre/has-uk-employment-gone-down-maybe-and-maybe-not-7b2e8fbdc7c5
3. Science’s replication crisis https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-016-0021
4. The fallibility of medicines https://www.nature.com/news/personalized-medicine-time-for-one-person-trials-1.17411
5. Unknown impact of government’s policies https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/our-work/policy-making/all-change
6. The Mind is Flat, by Nick Chater https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mind-Flat-Illusion-Mental-Improvised/dp/0241208440/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=the+mind+is+flat&qid=1569486201&s=gateway&sr=8-1

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