Stuff I won’t get to at length:
Ian Leslie considers the decline of serial killing:
Christopher Beam, who also wrote the piece I linked to about cash and crime, investigates. My favourite quote:“It does seem the golden age of serial murderers is probably past,” says Harold Schechter, a professor at Queens College of the City University of New York who studies crime.
Ed Yong covers The sexual battles of flatworms: barbed sperm, mating rings, traumatic insemination, and going down on yourself. Engrossing as always, and even weirder than usual
Newer antipsychotics overused, U.S. study suggests | Reuters Not surprising, but still important
Neuroskeptic: Antidepressants Still Don’t Work In Mild Depression Ditto
In which I tire of the old paradigms | Mind the Gap Jenny Rohn has had enough of Karl Popper, thank you.
Good, helpful Nature article by @patsycat21, On the science of a shot brain http://bit.ly/ehLe91, via @brendanmaher & @jetjocko.
Mental illness expert: We should be asking whether political climate helped trigger shooting http://wapo.st/i0hoKL