Debate has raged about the cause of the moon illusion for thousands of years, and philosophers from Aristotle to Descartes to Kant have written about it. Now Ginny Smith weighs in.Read More
Category: An Inquiring Mind
Ginny Smith is a science presenter and writer with a background in Natural Sciences and Psychology. Her blog takes a look at the science she encounters as part of her day to day life. She is on Twitter at @ginnyfbsmith.
Ginny Smith has a confession to make. She quite likes traffic jams. Not because she’s some kind of sadist who enjoys being late for things, but because they provide an interesting window into human behaviour.Read More
Ginny Smith used to love shopping. Saturday afternoons exploring markets and so on. But with images of plastic-eating turtles and homeless orangutans always in her mind, she’s started to think about things differently.Read More
A new study suggests that Netflix’s hit show, 13 Reasons Why, about teenage suicide may actually be having the opposite effect to the one it intended. Ginny Smith takes a look.Read More
This week, the story broke that the UK government would begin adding folic acid to flour, to help prevent neural tube defects in new-borns. As someone who spends a reasonable amount of time on social media, Ginny Smith wasn’t surprised to see there was an instant backlash.Read More
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