New insight into chronic fatigue, from The Economist.  (Link via The New Shelton Wet/Dry.)

I can’t agree with the conclusion of this article on the functionality of deception in autistic versus neurotypical brains, but the points the author makes about the presence or absence of the ability to deceive in (a)typical brain types are well worth considering.  Which makes me think, in turn, about the miniessay Dawn posted a while back examining the ability of a child to deceive her parents as a measure of the child’s social development.

Sandy Szwarc analyzes a study examining some of the flaws in the use of BMI as a measure of almost anything.