You Can Totally BS a BSer
Learn about why you can BS a BS-er; how you can get your hands on some of the world’s oldest books at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library; and a sea slug in the genus Elysia that cuts off its own head when it wants a new body.
You *can* BS a BSer — but it depends on the kind of BS by Steffie Drucker
- It Turns Out You Can Bullshit A Bullshitter After All. (2021, March 5). Research Digest; Research Digest. https://digest.bps.org.uk/2021/03/05/it-turns-out-you-can-bullshit-a-bullshitter-after-all/
- Littrell, S., Risko, E. F., & Fugelsang, J. A. (2021). “You can’t bullshit a bullshitter” (or can you?): Bullshitting frequency predicts receptivity to various types of misleading information. British Journal of Social Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12447
- Research shows that BSers are more likely to fall for BS. (2021). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-03/uow-rst030821.php
You Can Encounter Some of the World’s Oldest Books at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library by Reuben Westmaas
- Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. (2020). Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/
- Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. (2015, June 8). Atlas Obscura. https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/thomas-fisher-rare-books-library
- Monstorum historia (1642). Pinterest. https://www.pinterest.com/poppadoug/monstrorum-historia-1642-ulyssis-aldrovandi/
There’s a slug that cuts off its own head when it wants a new body by Cameron Duke
- Meet the Sea Slugs That Chop Off Their Heads and Grow New Bodies. (2021). The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/08/science/decapitated-sea-slugs.html
- Mitoh, S., & Yusa, Y. (2021). Extreme autotomy and whole-body regeneration in photosynthetic sea slugs. Current Biology, 31(5), R233–R234. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2021.01.014
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