This is a 4-page table of events since the start of time to 400 years ago. World Population, geologic events, domestication of animals, human evolution, and emergence of various life forms are covered!
Category Archives: Research paper
Common Flaws in Social Media Posts
After following several politicians on Twitter and Facebook, I got tired of pointing out the same flaws in their arguments or rants or conspiracy theories.
I assembled a collective response to the common flaws in an eleven page document, with 60 references to show I’m not just making stuff up.
Protected: Patient Death
2020 US election – Texas lawsuit
The linked file below has a one page summary of the lawsuit to overturn presidential election votes in four ‘battleground’ states, and the Supreme Court judgment on December 11, 2020. The full text of the original motion, a petition by president Trump, and the addition of 103 Republican House members to the suit are included in their entirety.
When the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is normalized by the population of the region, Spain and Italy are showing the highest rates of the regions examined. Log-linear regression analysis of data from the last month shows that the doubling time ranges from 11 days for the United States to 31 days for Italy.
Analysis of COVID jbooker – RevB
Eating disorder demographics
This analysis was developed in 2007 based on voluntary surveys completed by people in the LiveJournal site ‘proanorexia’. The goal was to understand the age, BMI, gender, and other demographic characteristics of members of that group.
Packing a main canopy
This paper was for a class on human factors and cognitive psychology. The paper describes how to pack a main parachute (canopy), and gives some possible ideas how to improve the process. The introductory material is very basic, and assumes the reader has no background in skydiving.
Body norms versus intersex and transgender people
This presentation was developed to guest lecture for a history class, to explain how intersex conditions and transgender people emphasize to us how images of a ‘normal’ body don’t apply to a significant minority.
Instructions for packing a parachute (main canopy)
These instructions were developed after taking a class on the subject at Cross Keys Airport in New Jersey. I am not a rigger, and you should take a class from a suitable professional. These instructions are a reminder of the steps involved.
Dr. Leda Cosmides
This is a short presentation on Dr. Cosmides, a leader in the field of evolutionary psychology.