Frying the Brain

Days with hotter temperatures are becoming more and more common, as temperatures as well as the likelihood for extreme weather increase due to climate change. Hot temperatures affect human health and cognition negatively when the exposure is contemporaneous—students perform worse on tests and elderly die from it. It also turns out that exposure to heat …

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Link to Google Doc Now, we are going onto the second part of the mini-series on prediction markets. I am going to explore one of the usages of prediction markets in politics. Much of this is based on Robin Hanson’s thoughts on this topic. The idea is to create a political system that can resolve …

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