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Academic Earth - A world-class education at your fingertips

Academic Earth - A world-class education at your fingertips | Psyche | Scoop.it
Offering free online classes, Academic Earth provides online learning success. Their courses online feature university lectures making education online simple.
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Ph.D (Neuroscience), Tech enthusiast, photographer, into Motorracing. I am a certified Competitive Intelligence Professional. Mac User. S22B on EA. I like to take photos in #Yoyogi Park in #Tokyo

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Dr. Frank Simon 's curator insight, June 10, 2013 9:22 AM

Unique views of Tokyo like you will never see anywhere else

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Forgetting Is Harder for Older Brains: Scientific American

Forgetting Is Harder for Older Brains: Scientific American | Psyche | Scoop.it

Kids are wildly better than adults at most types of learning—most famously, new languages. One reason may be that adults' brains are “full,” in a way. Creating memories relies in part on the destruction of old memories, and recent research finds that adults have high levels of a protein that prevents such forgetting.


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FastTFriend's curator insight, June 8, 2013 10:32 AM

More dramatically, their brains could barely weaken their synapses, a process that allows the loss of useless information in favor of more recent data.

Arjen ten Have's curator insight, June 12, 2013 5:43 AM

There is two interesting aspect to this. The fact that learning can be hampered by ehm yeah well, learning and of course that this is a clue about the heuristics of memory storage in human brains.

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What Does It Really Mean to Achieve Mindfulness? | Southeast Psych

What Does It Really Mean to Achieve Mindfulness? | Southeast Psych | Psyche | Scoop.it
Psychology For All ("Mindfulness is a very challenging process to make things as simple as possible." http://t.co/p7SZ6vzjHA #Mindfulness #Psychology)...
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Researchers show how mindfulness can induce changes to your genes

Researchers show how mindfulness can induce changes to your genes | Psyche | Scoop.it
With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousness can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body.

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Anthropology, Moral Optimism, and Capitalism: A Four-Field Manifesto

Anthropology, Moral Optimism, and Capitalism: A Four-Field Manifesto | Psyche | Scoop.it
Anthropology's Moral Optimism: Time to say loudly that anthropologists have seen alternative visions of humankind. Capitalism is not the most beautiful.
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HEA STEM (Psychology): Employability in Psychology: Issues and Practice

RT @HEAPsychology: NEWS! #HEAcademy Employability in #Psychology guide for departments is out & we're holding an event, 16/7 Aston - see http://t.co/vHAkaZmvYd
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