Frequent Coffee Consumption is Associated with Lower Incidence of Arrhythmias

..The study reviewed coffee intake information and relevant data for 296,227 participants in the UK Biobank. The mean age of participants was 56.69 ± 7.98 and 51.6 percent of participants were female. Investigators used multivariate Cox proportional hazards regression analysis to test the association between coffee consumption and arrhythmia risk and plotted a Kaplan- Meier curve for cumulative incidence of arrhythmia by coffee intake. The … Continue reading Frequent Coffee Consumption is Associated with Lower Incidence of Arrhythmias

Sustained representation of perspectival shape

Our experience of the world goes beyond the light reaching our eyes: Even when a coin is tilted in depth, we infer the circular shape it truly has, rather than the ellipse it projects. But do we ever escape the perspective from which we view the world? A centuries-old philosophical debate asks whether objects of different distal shapes bear a representational similarity to one another … Continue reading Sustained representation of perspectival shape