Johnny Depp takes a snap with ‘thrilled’ UK shop keeper during Heard trial recess

Johnny Depp takes a snap with ‘thrilled UK shop keeper

Johnny Depp snapped a selfie with an admiring fan in a UK print shop this week — as he enjoys the break from his bombshell defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star was shopping for art prints and frames at an East Sussex store called King and McGaw at around … Read more

NASA’s Roman Mission could snap first image of a Jupiter-like world

Roman will use its Coronagraph Instrument — a system of masks, prisms, detectors, and even self-flexing mirrors built to block out the glare from distant stars and reveal the planets in orbit around them — to demonstrate that direct imaging technologies can perform even better in space than they have with ground-based telescopes. “We will … Read more

Focus on outliers creates flawed snap judgments

Journal Reference: Mel W. Khaw, Rachel Kranton, Scott Huettel. Oversampling of minority categories drives misperceptions of group compositions. Cognition, 2021; 214: 104756 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104756 Not very, according to new research from Duke University. In an experimental study, researchers found that participants consistently erred in estimating the proportion of men and women in a group. And … Read more