Distraction paper pulled for clerical error

The authors of a 2018 paper on how noisy distractions disrupt memory are retracting the article after finding a flaw in their study. The paper, “Unexpected events disrupt visuomotor working memory and increase guessing,” appeared in Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, a publication of the Psychonomic…

‘We’ve Got The Tapes’ – Trump Slams CNN, Sun Interview As “Fake News”

In one of the livelier presidential press conferences in recent memory, President Trump slammed the media after reporters refused to stop asking questions about his interview with the Sun (in which the president repeatedly criticized Prime Minister May’s “soft” approach to Brexit, warning it would…

Transitional Justice in Nepal

Expand Activists observe a minute of silence in memory of the people who disappeared during the decade-long armed Maoist insurgency against the now-toppled monarchy to observe the International Day of the Disappeared in Kathmandu, Nepal August 30, 2017. © 2017 Reuters Confronted with global crises…

Investors Are More Worried About “Volmageddon” Than Nuclear Armageddon

While it might be difficult given that the memory of February’s “volocaust” is still fresh in their minds, investors would be better served if they stopped using VIX as a proxy for market risk. That’s because, as Wall Street Journal columnist James Mackintosh makes clear…

Muslim Apologist LASHED OUT At Christopher Hitchens, Instantly Regrets It

In memory of Christopher Hitchens, watch his brilliant reply to this woman…Muslim Apologist LASHES OUT At Christopher Hitchens Instantly Regrets It. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Muslim Apologist LASHED OUT At Christopher Hitchens, Instantly Regrets It

Trader Warns: Don’t Shrug Off Friday’s Data, “It’s Getting More, Not Less Important”

With the memory of a goldilocks still in the back in investors’ minds, this Friday’s payrolls data has somehow been demoted from critical import in the bull’s narrative (hey look over here at earnings growth…). However, as former fund manager Richard Breslow notes, that is…