From Asian to Caucasian: Response From a Reader

Lest the last email from a reader featured here gives you the wrong first impression, Jacob Lee of California clearly put a lot of thought and attention into this one on the subject of Korean women’s body ideals, and has never ceased to be polite as he patiently waited almost 2 months(!) and many excuses … Continue reading From Asian to Caucasian: Response From a Reader

Korean Gender Reader

1. Number of Women Suffering Osteoporotic Fracture Increasing So short that I may as well give the entire article: Around 200 out of 100,000 Korean women are suffering from osteoporotic fracture, more than a four-fold increase over the past decade. The estimated annual socio-economic losses from such fractures are around W1.05 trillion (US$1=W1,275). According to … Continue reading Korean Gender Reader

Koreans’ Indoor Childhoods are Clouding Their Vision

In yesterday’s Korea Times. Long-term readers may recognize the topic from this brief report I gave on it back in January, but, as I’ll explain, I’m very glad I decided to take a second look at the science involved: Why do so many East Asian children wear glasses? Because they don’t get enough exposure to … Continue reading Koreans’ Indoor Childhoods are Clouding Their Vision