A Mum’s Guide To Dodgy Science: Cause v Correlation

Time for another in my (very) occasional series of posts giving you tips on how to spot a dubious science story. The previous posts covered Publication By Press Release and the problem of Comparing People To Petri Dishes. This one has a few less P’s in it but it’s a biggy, something that crops up… Continue reading A Mum’s Guide To Dodgy Science: Cause v Correlation

How To Cope With Living In London

Embed from Getty Images //embed.gettyimages.com/embed/596759703?et=IdX6zFd2TYNUn4IziQp60w&viewMoreLink=off&sig=tx-EtnckGag0EyOdjj4xzKM58AhLBwCanOI8zyNa7oA=&caption=true I have to admit to a little guilty pleasure, the Mumsnet AIBU thread. If you’re not familiar with it, AIBU stands for “Am I Being Unreasonable?” and the answer is quite often yes, yes you really are. This week someone asked “AIBU to wonder how people cope living in London”… Continue reading How To Cope With Living In London