Michael McIntyre, exploring contraception and snap judgements on faces

Aug 23, 2018, 10:00 AM

In episode 14, we talk about comedy, the coil and psychology. Our three figures are Michael McIntyre, 39% of women in the UK choose to have Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) fitted and snap judgements from the perception of faces.

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Jobcentre joke is the funniest at the Edinburgh Fringe, BBC News

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-45238696

Funny Women

http://funnywomen.com/

Nobody Panic Podcast, presented by Tessa Coates and Stevie Martin 

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/nobody-panic/id1384124028?mt=2

Nish Kumar

http://www.nishkumar.co.uk/

Figure 1: Michael McIntyre 

Will the real Michael McIntyre please stand up?, Ian Burrell 

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/features/will-the-real-michael-mcintyre-please-stand-up-1823680.html

Michael McIntyre hosting the Royal Variety show: Christmas, The X Factor & Britain's Got Talent

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny-VwJ7inxA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lk8mOSWGw0s

Life and Laughing: My Story read by Michael McIntyre (2010)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Life-and-Laughing-My-Story/dp/B00478NAV2

The wife behind Britain's funniest man, Julie Carpenter 

https://www.express.co.uk/expressyourself/241001/Michael-McIntyre-The-wife-behind-Britain-s-funniest-man

Michael McIntyre: He laughs last, Lynn Barber

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/michael-mcintyre-he-laughs-last-85580wnql6m

Figure 2: 45,000 women have the coil in the UK 

Doing it: Let’s Talk About Sex …, by Hannah Witton 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Doing-Lets-Talk-About-Sex/dp/1526360039

Why It Seems 20-Somethings Are Now Most Certainly Generation Coil, Rebecca Holman. 

https://graziadaily.co.uk/life/opinion/seems-20-somethings-now-certainly-generation-coil/

Your contraception guide, NHS UK 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception/iud-coil/

Are women turning their back on the pill? Rachel Schraer

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44885503

Figure 3: Snap judgements from the perception of faces

Here’s how people judge you based on your face, Gus Lubin 

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/here-s-how-people-judge-you-based-on-your-face-a7333406.html

A Comparative View of Face Perception, David Leopold

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2998394/

Snap judgments decide a face’s character, psychologist finds, Chad Boutin

https://www.princeton.edu/news/2006/08/22/snap-judgments-decide-faces-character-psychologist-finds

The Science of Beauty

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/beauty/the-science-of-beauty-20101222-194w2.html

In Your Face: The New Science of Human Attraction, David Perrett (2012)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Your-Face-Science-Attraction-Macmillan/dp/0230340431

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell (2006)

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Blink-Power-Thinking-Without/dp/0141014598/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1534974485&sr=1-1&keywords=blink+malcolm+gladwell

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