In the media

Some media appearances. Not everything will be listed as most media mentions are just copies of what other media write. Talks and interviews -- see this page Media mentions by…

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Comments on Gwern’s Counteracting Dysgenics

https://www.gwern.net/Embryo%20selection#counteracting-dysgenics Gwern has a very long and detailed post/page on embryo selection and related matters. You should definitely read it. He has just added a new section on counteracting dysgenics…

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What is Richard Lewontin most known for?

From Reddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/psychology/comments/3hktp8/try_phacking_for_yourself_the_process_of_fishing/cu8rexf?context=3  [–]jufnitz 2 points 1 day ago Not a bad place to plug the excellent, accessible, and snarky Statistics Done Wrong, which explains this problem with p-values along…

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Animal breeding, human breeding

Reading up on the huge animal breeding literature gives a useful background to one's thinking about what selection on humans will do in the future (embryo selection and direct editing…

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Review: Misbehaving Science: Controversy and the Development of Behavior Genetics (Aaron Panofsky)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18526647-misbehaving-science libgen.org/book/index.php?md5=ac86923b7bf1ed0639abf0e1c22810f8 The book is a sociologist trying to interpret the history of behavior genetics into sociology theories. I didn't pay much attention to their theorizing, being familiar with that…

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