Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Links.... January 8th 2013

Vaughan Bell on DSM-5 A depressing financial justification "But bias, as you can find out from picking up any social psychology paper from the past century, is where incentives change our behaviour usually without us having insight into the presence or effect of the influencer.....We’re all susceptible to them. The trick is to recognise they exist and put measures in place to account for them."

Justin Smith My Faith: A Cofession. In the comments Justin Smith says "It is my personal blog, and what I say here has no bearing on my scholarship. As I explicitly said above, this is not an argument for a position, but a profession of faith. " More discussion at 3quarksdaily.

India gang rape victim's father  tells The Sunday People he hopes revealing her name will give courage to other women who have survived such attacks.

C.P. Chandrasekhar India's Triumph in Rice "So, if Yingluck Shinawatra is sacrificing exports in order to improve the lot of Thai farmers, India’s rice export success partly occurs at the expense of its poor and needy who are still to be delivered the promised food security."

Minai writes about the iconic dancer Ram Gopal.

Velchru Narayana Rao at eighty, possibly the best writer writing about Telugu in English.

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