Research of the Week
From the 1990s up until 2012, American adolescent psychological well-being was on the uptick. After 2012, it dropped, right around widespread teen adoption of smartphones. Further evidence shows a strong link between screen usage and unhappiness.
Heat speeds up recovery after training. Cold slows it.
Scientists have discovered where ebola, HIV, and zika hide from scrutiny. Unfortunately, we can’t exactly get rid of the hiding place.
Kids don’t sleep enough.
E-cigarettes might help adults stop smoking, but they may get teens to start.
Swat at mosquitoes, and they’ll learn to avoid you (you specifically).
New Primal Blueprint Podcasts
Episode 213: Jeffrey Brownstein: Host Elle Russ chats with Jeffrey Brownstein, a life empowerment coach who’s helping people discover and create meaningful lives full of purpose.
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Interesting Blog Posts
How Jordan Peterson eats.
Eat more meat.
China races ahead in human gene editing.
Gary Taubes and Nina Teicholz disagree with U.S. News’ diet rankings.
Did you know how all these foods were grown?
The end of plastic may be coming.
Some great science books for blowing your mind.
Things I’m Up to and Interested In
Article I found interesting: What’s college good for?
A great profile of one of my favorite chefs: Francis Mallmann.
I’m bewildered, too: A doctor is befuddled as to why hospitals insist on serving sugary shakes to patients.
Sometimes I feel the same way: Polish cow leaves captivity, joins wild bison herd.
Visualization I found striking: This one.
One year ago (Jan 28– Feb 3)
Comment of the Week
“this would be good for my hsband”
– I’d argue that most advice on this website would be good for your husband, Debi J Olson.