Leah Fargotstein, a Social Science Journals Editor here at SAGE, was recently asked to participate in a panel where she was asked some basic, yet essential questions about getting published in a scholarly journal.
“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein Several years ago, Amazon was struggling with scaling its e-commerce infrastructure and realizing that many of its internal software projects took too long...
"Commercial companies have claimed for years that computer games can make the user smarter, but have been criticized for failing to show that improved skills in the game translate into better performance in daily life1. Now a study published this week in Nature2 — the one in which Linsey participated — convincingly shows that if a game is tailored to a precise cognitive deficit, in this case multitasking in older people, it can indeed be effective."
(posted Jan. 7, 6:25 p.m.)- In a strange scheduling snafu, the Sandinista government this week announced it was cutting back government work hours to part-time, then 24 hours later announced it is returning to a normal 8 a.m.
"Metacognition can be considered a synonym for reflection in applied learning theory.
However, metacognition is a very complex phenomenon. It refers to the cognitive control and monitoring of all sorts of cognitive processes like perception, action, memory, reasoning or emoting. It is also plausible that control over such cognitive processes can be either exiplit (people are aware of it, i.e. they have "epistemic feelings" or infer things) or implicit (they don't reflect)."