Scotty Hendricks

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  • Sep 12, 2021
    While the term is often avoided for fear of ridiculing something more serious, mass psychogenic illness (MPI) — also known as mass sociogenic illness (MSI) or mass hysteria...
  • Jul 14, 2021
    It is rather common to think of nature as an endless competition between animals for survival. Idioms like "survival of the fittest" or "it's a jungle out there" remind us that the...
  • May 11, 2021
    Since 1992, people have been talking about "Dunbar's number," the supposed upper limit of the number of people with whom a person can maintain stable social relationships. Named for...
  • Apr 21, 2021
    A recent study suggests that a mysterious disease plaguing dogs in the UK is caused by a novel coronavirus. This virus, which coincidentally appeared in late 2019 and began to...