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Mary Brock is a scientist who works on drugs you've hopefully never heard of. She enjoys cooking to Blue Grass music, messing with her cats, and hosting the Boston Skeptics' Book Club. She was born in the South but loves living in New England (despite the lack of chocolate chip pizza). Mary does not use Twitter and don't even try to follow her, because she is always looking over her shoulder.

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  1. August 27, 2015 at 10:13 am —

    Haven’t read the study, but the article doesn’t address this: Did they attempt to control for the content of the children’s transgressions?

    As the article presents it, one could interpret the study as saying “Black kids are disproportionately punished” or “Black kids are more poorly behaved” as your personal racism permits.

  2. August 29, 2015 at 4:38 pm —

    I always assumed all the vitamin pills athletes endorse were plausible deniability, personally.

    But yeah, a lot of it is a scam.

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