April 07, 2016

Looking up stairs

When it comes to tackling problems, it's one step at a time. Credit: Juan Barahona / Flickr Creative Commons

Things to know this week:

The average ER doctor racks up 4,000 mouse clicks during a 10-hour shift. Robert Wachter examines the downsides of mixing tech and medicine. 

You should be even more stressed about college admissions. Lani Guinier and Deborah Bial tell us how unequal admissions degrade democracy. 

There’s a reason why chimps solve their problems by tearing each other's faces off, and bonobos solve their problems by having sex. And the answer says a lot about human behavior.

Bob Wachter, Lani Guinier, Deborah Bial, Kurt Gray, Mark Saltzman, Michael Girardi

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