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Interesting news and articles on the brain and that universal human experience called Insight (i.e. AHA! Moment, Eureka)
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Cinematic Cuts Exploit How Your Brain Edits What You See - Wired

Cinematic Cuts Exploit How Your Brain Edits What You See - Wired | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Cinematic Cuts Exploit How Your Brain Edits What You See
Wired
It's amazing that film editing works, because it's so disruptive to the visual information coming into the brain, says Jeffrey Zacks, a neuroscientist at Washington University in St.
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The Frightening Connection Between Lack Of Sleep And A Shrinking Brain - Huffington Post

The Frightening Connection Between Lack Of Sleep And A Shrinking Brain - Huffington Post | Human Insight | Scoop.it
WQAD.com The Frightening Connection Between Lack Of Sleep And A Shrinking Brain Huffington Post While all of our brains get smaller as we get older, a startling new study shows that the amount of sleep we get -- or the lack thereof -- could affect...
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Eureka! Researchers conduct first direct brain-to-brain communication over the ... - RT (blog)

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Learning A Big Data Lesson From Big Brother - MediaPost Communications

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Learning A Big Data Lesson From Big Brother
MediaPost Communications
Probably the biggest change in the intelligence community has been to adopt an approach called “sense-making,” which mimics how we, as humans, make sense of our environment.
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5 Core Skills of Disruptive, Visual-Thinking Innovators

5 Core Skills of Disruptive, Visual-Thinking Innovators | Human Insight | Scoop.it
“Visual thinking is the foundation for being creative and solving some of the most complex problems,” explained author and founder of Innovation Studio Lisa Kay Solomon.
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On Twitter, Too Much Information, Not Enough Knowledge - Newsweek

Newsweek On Twitter, Too Much Information, Not Enough Knowledge Newsweek They aren't the only ones: There's Tech Facts (“Humanity has spent a collective 200,000 years playing Angry Birds,” which is scary but not surprising), Celebrity Facts (Isaac...
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Use Neuroscience to Remain Calm Under Pressure

The ability to keep your wits in a crisis isn't a character trait; it's a skill that you can learn in minutes.
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Exercise and the Brain

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9NEWS.com Exercise and the Brain 9NEWS.com The healthiest brains are attached to bodies that move; regular, strong, and vigorous exercise strengthens circulation for body and mind. Exercise makes the brain more adaptable and higher functioning.
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The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory - Wall Street Journal

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The Power of the Doodle: Improve Your Focus and Memory
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Some people doodle by retracing words or letters, but doodling doesn't include note-taking.
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Experiential Learning : About

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Davenport University Web site for experiential learning. Includes explanation of experiential learning and resources.
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Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models

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Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models ("Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models" http://t.co/Do2R7d9XDL)
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Research Study Shows Less Sleep Causes Possible Changes in Brain - Guardian Liberty Voice

Research Study Shows Less Sleep Causes Possible Changes in Brain - Guardian Liberty Voice | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice Research Study Shows Less Sleep Causes Possible Changes in Brain Guardian Liberty Voice A new brain research study shows that with less sleep, normal aged related structural changes possibly happen in the brain and progress...
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Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percent of Their Brains - The Atlantic

Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percent of Their Brains - The Atlantic | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Humans Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percent of Their Brains The Atlantic Then comes Morgan Freeman, playing a professorial neuroscientist with the obligatory brown blazer, to deliver the film's familiar premise to a full lecture hall: “It is...
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Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain – WebMD

Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain – WebMD | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Study finds long-term losses in gray matter (RT @WebMD: New study shows poor sleep can shrink your brain. Think quality ... not quantity.
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The first human brain-to-brain interface has been created. In the future, will ... - ExtremeTech

The first human brain-to-brain interface has been created. In the future, will ... - ExtremeTech | Human Insight | Scoop.it
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The Brain Will Go to Amazing, Sometimes Scary Lengths to Preserve Its Self ... - Smithsonian

The Brain Will Go to Amazing, Sometimes Scary Lengths to Preserve Its Self ...
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This Is What Your Brain Is Like On Coffee - MTV.com

This Is What Your Brain Is Like On Coffee - MTV.com | Human Insight | Scoop.it
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This Is What Your Brain Is Like On Coffee
MTV.com
Alright kids I know it's a Saturday, but it's time for a science lesson. Odds are you've already had a cup of coffee, or several, this morning.
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Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills - Jackson Clarion Ledger | Human Insight | Scoop.it
Sci-Tech Today Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills Jackson Clarion Ledger Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.
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Teaching Mindfulness to Teenagers: 5 Ways to Get Started - Huffington Post

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Teaching Mindfulness to Teenagers: 5 Ways to Get Started
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the limbic system/amygdala (our "mammalian" brain, involved in emotion and memory) and the cortex (our "human" brain, responsible for thinking and self-regulation).
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Reading Can Change Your Brain!

Scientists measured the short term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your brain! What specifically happens? Trace is joined by Dr. Mike North...
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In the Brain, Memories are inextricably tied to Place

In the Brain, Memories are inextricably tied to Place | Human Insight | Scoop.it
The Atlantic In the Brain, Memories Are Inextricably Tied to Place The Atlantic Researchers at Dartmouth and the University of North Carolina announced Tuesday that new evidence indicates that the retrosplenial cortex—a little-studied region near...
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Emotional + Social = General Intelligence - PsychCentral.com

Emotional + Social = General Intelligence - PsychCentral.com | Human Insight | Scoop.it
PsychCentral.com Emotional + Social = General Intelligence PsychCentral.com Using computerized tomography (CT) scans, the scientists painstakingly mapped the affected brain regions of each participant, then pooled the data to build a collective map...
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Sensemaking as a Complement to Default Thinking

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The ideal is to turn strategy work into a rigorous discipline with deductive logic, a well-structured hypothesis, and a thorough collection of evidence.
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Playing games boosts your brain volume - wwlp.com

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Playing games boosts your brain volume
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(CNN) – Playing games may boost your brain volume, according to new research presented this week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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Can You Trust Your Brain? - Zoo La La - Earth Unplugged

In this mind-melting episode Maddie reveals exactly why you can't trust your brain, from time-bending illusions to out of body experiences! Subscribe to Earth Unplugged - http://www.youtube.com/sub...
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