Category: research

US heroin overdose deaths more than double in two years | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

keeping an eye on statistics, and potential popular understanding of the metaphor we are using in Sow/Reap: Deaths caused by heroin overdoses more than doubled between 2010 to 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. In a report released Friday, a study conducted in 28 states across the U.S. showed heroin overdoses increasing from 1,779 in 2010 to… Read more →

Art and Museum Attention Span

Theres no right answer; but there is some evidence of what most people do in practice, much of it quoted by Elkins in a 2010 essay on the Huffington Post. In summary, if museum-goers are eating oranges, theyre eating them bloody fast. The Louvre says that the average visitor looks at the Mona Lisa for 15 seconds. New Yorks Metropolitan… Read more →