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Exploring the world with anthropological lens. News, information, commentary, videos about humans in all their differences, issues and complexity.
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The More Names Change, the More They Sound the Same : The Crux | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

The More Names Change, the More They Sound the Same : The Crux | @scoopit http://sco.lt/... | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Names Change, Still Sound the Same
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Carpe Diem/"YOLO"

Carpe Diem/"YOLO" | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
I hang my head in shame over the fact that it has been months since I last posted anything/went back into the world of teenthropology. To be honest it was hard to keep up motivation in making posts...
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Culture clash, or culture convergence? Rightist survivalism meets green urbanism | Kaid Benfield's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Culture clash, or culture convergence? Rightist survivalism meets green urbanism | Kaid Benfield's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
  There is a very interesting and highly idealistic planned community in the works in northern Idaho.  It is contemplated for about 3,500-7,000 families on two to three thousand acres, including commercial, civic and green space.  It won’t have...
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The Internet is Not Killing Organized Religion

The Internet is Not Killing Organized Religion | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
The theory that access to the internet will be the undoing of organized religion has resurfaced. But do the data show anything like this?
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Book Review: The Great Society Subway - Seattle Transit Blog

Book Review: The Great Society Subway - Seattle Transit Blog | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
A blog about transportation and public transit in the Seattle Area, with discussions about national, international and urban issues
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Eric Wolf, Europe and People Without History--Geography,States,Empires

Eric Wolf, Europe and People Without History--Geography,States,Empires | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Eric Wolf's Europe and the People Without History. attempts to answer Yali's Question - Why Europe? Anthropology must rediscover the history of Eric Wolf.
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Doug Saunders: Immigrants’ children find multiculturalism obsolete

Doug Saunders: Immigrants’ children find multiculturalism obsolete | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
For them, it’s not a lived experience, but rather a set of policies designed to institutionalize diversity (RT @salmendoza: RT @ergeekgoddess: Interesting ~> Immigrants' children find multiculturalism obsolete http://t.co/cpLo0REg...
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Weed or wheel! FMRI, behavioural, and toxicological... [PLoS One. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

Weed or wheel! FMRI, behavioural, and toxicological... [PLoS One. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Born to Be Raised

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I am writing a book manuscript, Trauma Nation, which looks at how the United States is organized around the propagation of traumatic defenses. My work as a psychotherapist informs the project. I wo...
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We need more research to understand youth and the research needs to be comparative

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Is Religion Too Restrictive for Kids? - EBONY.com

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Is Religion Too Restrictive for Kids?
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Recently, the New York Times "Room For Debate" section tackled the issue of religion and child rearing.
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Accepted model for brain signaling flawed

Accepted model for brain signaling flawed | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
A new study turns two decades of understanding about how brain cells communicate on its head.
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Why Are So Many Black Males Being Murdered in Chicago?

Why Are So Many Black Males Being Murdered in Chicago? | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
An increase in gang violence has once again garnered Chicago the title "Murder Capitol of the World."
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Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Most Common and Powerful Triggers of Depression: Scientific American | @scoopit http://sco.lt/...

Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Most Common and Powerful Triggers of Depression: Scientific American | @scoopit http://sco.lt/... | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Certain painful experiences are more likely to precede depressive episodes than others.
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» Brain’s Perceptual Activity Impacted by Social Opinions - Psych Central News

» Brain’s Perceptual Activity Impacted by Social Opinions - Psych Central News | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
New research from the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC suggests liking or disliking a person can affect how your brain processes actions.
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tabsir.net » Tabsir Redux: The Cynical Dairy Farmer’s Guide to the New Middle East

tabsir.net » Tabsir Redux: The Cynical Dairy Farmer’s Guide to the New Middle East | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
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Ruth Benedict, Patterns of Culture: From Culture to cultures

Ruth Benedict, Patterns of Culture: From Culture to cultures | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Ruth Benedict's Patterns of Culture trumps Jared Diamond for conceptual clarity, writing style, ethnographic example, and impact. Pretty good for 1934.
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Silent reading isn’t so silent, at least, not to your brain | Neurotic Physiology

Silent reading isn’t so silent, at least, not to your brain | Neurotic Physiology | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
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Abenomics: more religion than reality - Sydney Morning Herald

Abenomics: more religion than reality - Sydney Morning Herald | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
Abenomics: more religion than reality
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Let's get over this honeymoon for Japan's new prime minister, Shinzo Abe, and do a reality check on his idea that the economy is about to boom now that voters have returned him to office.
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Get Smarter: A Powerful Brain-Boosting Supplement You've Never Heard Of - Forbes

Get Smarter: A Powerful Brain-Boosting Supplement You've Never Heard Of - Forbes | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
For an anthropology it interesting to study the continue use of substance to modify or improving our brain capacity. The culture of supplements is booming.
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What Happened to the Cable? Cubans Discuss Internet Access

What Happened to the Cable? Cubans Discuss Internet Access | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
“The cable has a shelf life of 25 years.
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Neuroscience, historical trauma and Native Games to meet at Salish Kootenai ... - Char-Koosta News

Neuroscience, historical trauma and Native Games to meet at Salish Kootenai ... - Char-Koosta News | Exploring Anthropology | Scoop.it
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Neuroscience, historical trauma and Native Games to meet at Salish Kootenai ...
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Neuroscience, historical trauma and Native Games to meet at Salish Kootenai College this summer.
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Newly found 'volume control' in brain promotes learning, memory

Researchers report synapses that act as "volume control" for nerve cell activity in the brain's hippocampus, the epicenter for learning and memory.
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Economic change depends on culture and society - Washington Post

Economic change depends on culture and society
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PARIS — For a brief moment before Christmas, self-doubt gripped France.
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