Author Archives: James Cross

The Evolution of the Sensitive Soul

The Evolution of the Sensitive Soul: Learning and the Origins of Consciousness by Simona Ginsburg and Eva Jablonka argues that a type of complex learning they call unlimited associative learning (UAL) is a marker in the evolutionary record for the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Vaccine

A week ago I received at COVID-19 vaccine injection as a part of a Phase 1 clinical trial. Basically this is same vaccine and trial described here except the trial has expanded to include an older age group. I am … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Conspiracies

Josh Mitteldorf at Aging Matters has a series of posts with some bizarro views on COVID-19. First, he argues that we have hugely overreacted to COVID-19. That was written ten days ago when about 2,000 people per day were dying … Continue reading

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