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Purple Doesn’t Exist: Some thoughts on Male Privilege and Science Online

Purple Doesn’t Exist: Some thoughts on Male Privilege and Science Online | Brains & Things | Scoop.it
I don't often write about gender and science, but I have been thinking and reading about it lately. If you were hoping for my typical aloof lecturing, or overblown (yet intellectual) ranting, just ...
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Five Reasons Why Your Child Won't Be a Scientist (and What You Can Do About It)

Unfortunately in too many cases, children who are "doing well" in science are memorizing, not thinking critically, and end up being successful with grades, but unprepared for college level science.
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Twitter / Chris Glushko: A great example of Occam's razor

Twitter / Chris Glushko: A great example of Occam's razor | Brains & Things | Scoop.it

"A great example of Occam's razor: Many Republicans are bigots simply because they are stupid. Thanks science."  http://t.co/w0sVMZIf  

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Where Does Music Come From?

Where Does Music Come From? | Brains & Things | Scoop.it
Music has culturally evolved over time to emulate how we hear other people -- their direction, distance, tempo and mood...
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Longstanding Conflict Has a Negative Impact on Empathy for Others | MedIndia

Longstanding Conflict Has a Negative Impact on Empathy for Others | MedIndia | Brains & Things | Scoop.it
Researchers are on the quest of knowing the reason behind lack of empathy among members of opposing conflict groups.
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Musings on #Diversity at #Scio12, Guest Post by Daniela Hernandez | The Urban Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network

Musings on #Diversity at #Scio12, Guest Post by Daniela Hernandez | The Urban Scientist, Scientific American Blog Network | Brains & Things | Scoop.it
The concept of increasing diversity in science and science communication has worked in my favor. I got minority supplements to work in labs and travel awards to conferences. I received fellowships to ...
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How the Mind Creates Ideas | Psychology Today

How the Mind Creates Ideas | Psychology Today | Brains & Things | Scoop.it
The correlation between creative consciousness and quantum physics. By Michael Michalko...
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The Brain in Technicolour

The Brain in Technicolour | Brains & Things | Scoop.it

Firstly I want to point out that yes, it is a brain. 


Via Sakis Koukouvis, Dimitris Agorastos
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Dean Russell Sorenson's comment, January 27, 2012 1:42 PM
It's interesting how it looks so similar to so many other systems that we have.
Sakis Koukouvis's comment, January 27, 2012 1:54 PM
Yes, it is a fractal scheme
ScienceDefined's comment, January 27, 2012 8:29 PM
Thanks for sharing!