Can a Selfie Screen You for Heart Disease?

Curiosity Daily Nov 02, 2020

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Learn about whether it’s better to be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond, a mysterious, ancient city called Cahokia that’s, weirdly, just outside St. Louis, and how AI might be able to catch heart disease with a selfie.

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Is It Better to Be a Big Fish in a Small Pond or a Small Fish in a Big Pond? By Kelsey Donk
Even When You’re A Member Of An Elite Group, It Can Be Demoralising To Rank Lower Than Your Peers. (2020, September 24). Research Digest; Research Digest. https://digest.bps.org.uk/2020/09/24/even-when-youre-a-member-of-an-elite-group-it-can-be-demoralising-to-rank-lower-than-your-peers/#more-40380 
Zell, E., & Lesick, T. L. (2020). Taking Social Comparison to the Extremes: The Huge-Fish-Tiny-Pond Effect in Self-Evaluations. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 194855062095653. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550620956535 

Cahokia Was the Mysterious, Massive Ancient City in … St. Louis? By Reuben Westmaas
Newitz, A. (2016, December 13). Finding North America’s lost medieval city. Ars Technica; Ars Technica. https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/theres-a-1000-year-old-lost-city-beneath-the-st-louis-suburbs/ 
Mound 38 – Monks Mound – Cahokia Mounds. (2015, October 23). Cahokiamounds.Org. https://cahokiamounds.org/mound/mound-38-monks-mound/ 
Woodhenge – Cahokia Mounds, Illinois. (2020). Scienceviews.Com. https://scienceviews.com/indian/woodhenge.html 

AI Might Be Able to Catch Heart Disease with a Selfie by Kelsey Donk
“Selfies” could be used to detect heart disease. (2020). EurekAlert! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-08/esoc-cb082120.php 
Christoffersen, M., Frikke-Schmidt, R., Schnohr, P., Jensen, G. B., Nordestgaard, B. G., & Tybjærg-Hansen, A. (2014). Visible Age-Related Signs and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease in the General Population. Circulation, 129(9), 990–998. https://doi.org/10.1161/circulationaha.113.001696 
Lin, S., Li, Z., Fu, B., Chen, S., Li, X., Wang, Y., Wang, X., Lv, B., Xu, B., Song, X., Zhang, Y.-J., Cheng, X., Huang, W., Pu, J., Zhang, Q., Xia, Y., Du, B., Ji, X., & Zheng, Z. (2020). Feasibility of using deep learning to detect coronary artery disease based on facial photo. European Heart Journal. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa640 
Schnohr, P., Lange, P., Nyboe, J., Appleyard, M., & Jensen, G. (1995). Gray hair, baldness, and wrinkles in relation to myocardial infarction: The Copenhagen City Heart Study. American Heart Journal, 130(5), 1003–1010. https://doi.org/10.1016/0002-8703(95)90201-5 

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