Psychology professor Robert DeRubeis talks about “being taken out of context” on research findings including that antidepressants show almost no advantage in reducing symptoms in patients with non-chronic ‘mild’ or ‘moderate’ major depressive disorder — the majority of those to whom antidepressants are marketed. “Policymakers, treatment providers, and patients need unbiased research to inform treatment questions; responsible dissemination of this information by the press is critical. We will make progress only if we question current practices, fear no data, and resolve to address important questions with rigorous, clinically informative research.”
This is a perversion of justice.
We can never hope for a future with no problems. The solutions to problems create new problems, which in turn require new solutions, as WIRED founder Kevin Kelly explained recently.
Fiona Broome remembered Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s (he didn’t). Oddly, many people had the same false memory.
People think that unhappiness causes our minds to wander, but what if the causation goes the other way?
They say that nobody understands quantum mechanics. But thanks to these three pioneers in quantum entanglement, perhaps we do.