Tag Archives: Harvard
- March Madness Day 1: Harvard beats New Mexico, ruins millions of brackets
March 22, 2013
Just like that, millions of March Madness brackets were officially busted. The first day of March Madness officially kicked off and chaos already ensued. And who do we have to thank for it? Harvard-freakin'-University! Somewhere, Jeremy Lin must have an ear-to-ear grin. The 14th seed Crimson kicked off the NCAA...
- Harvard study finds that online gambling availability doesn’t increase addiction
August 2, 2011
A Harvard professor has found that the online gambling industry being widely available has had effect on encouraging problem gambling and addiction. Psychologist Howard Shaffer’s study, co-authored by Ryan Martin, is entitled “Disordered Gambling: Etiology, Trajectory, and Clinical Considerations” and was published in the “Annual Review of Clinical Psychology.” It...
- Anti-gambling editorial takes the biscuit
August 18, 2010
"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant." — Harlan Ellison "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts." — Daniel Patrick Moynihan “No, you're lying! You're lying! What makes you lie?”...
- Harvard/MIT study claims a smile is the best poker face
August 5, 2010
The blank robotic stare perfected by many a wannabe poker star is a waste of one’s energies. A study conducted by researchers at Harvard, MIT and the California Institute of Technology has concluded that a ‘confident’ smile directed your opponent’s way causes them to fold their hands a disproportionate amount...
Don’t tell Lady Gaga, but the poker face is a myth
March 27, 2010
Palms Goes Gaga Over Poker Face
December 10, 2009