Sichuan food and the transience of traditions
Seemingly millennia-old culinary traditions are relatively young. Cultural evolution research needs to not essentialise culture.
Nov 4, 2019
5 min read
RStudio on Amazon Web Services
Running your R scripts in the cloud is as simple as that (and free).
Sep 24, 2019
7 min read
Vaccine hesitancy is not correlated with social media penetration at country-level in Europe
Data from Wellcome Trust shows no correlation between social media usage and negative opinions towards vaccination.
Jun 20, 2019
3 min read
The ordeal simulation hypothesis
Why do people die in novels? A new paper with Olivier Morin and Oleg Sobchuck.
Jun 6, 2019
6 min read
Is cultural evolution “neoliberal”?
Why applying quantitative methods to the study of human culture is considered neo-liberal?
May 9, 2019
2 min read
Morgue employee cremated by mistake while taking a nap
My new paper on cognitive attraction and online misinformatin.
Feb 15, 2019
4 min read