Episode 002: Genetics, General Education, and Geodude


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Rimfeld, et al. 2016. Genetics affects choice of academic subjects as well as achievement. Scientific Reports.

In this episode, we discuss genetics, psychology, and how much Pokemon GO has ruined our productivity. We get really deep about what education means as well as the further implications of concluding things with insufficient evidence in science.

We also talk about Pokemon. Like, a lot. It’s helpful that Pokemon is literally teaching impressionable small children how to be field biologists. How do you think two of our hosts wound up in biology? Pokemon, my friend. Pokemon.

They’ve even invaded Kelsey’s lab.

P.S. This week’s paper is Tyler’s fault and he can’t even spell his own last name.

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