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The emergence of economic rationality of GPT. Yiting Chen and colleagues examine the economic rationality of GPT by instructing it to make budgetary decisions in four domains. Comparing its decisions to the expectations from revealed preference theory, they find that GPT is largely rational. In fact, its rationality score is higher than that obtained by human subjects in a parallel experiment.
Critical Social Justice Subverts Scientific Publishing. Anna Krylov and Jay Tanzman argue that critical social justice constitutes the greatest threat to the ability of science to serve humanity. The authors identify four main issues: policing of language; rewriting the history of science; suppressing viewpoints and research results; and replacing merit-based evaluation criteria with quotas.
Sex Differences in Jealousy: Evolution, Physiology, and Psychology. In a classic article from 1992, David Buss and colleagues examine sex differences in sexual jealousy. Consistent with predictions from evolutionary psychology, they find that women are more jealous when their romantic partner becomes emotionally involved with another woman, while men are more jealous when their romantic partner has sex with another man.