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Learning to Learn: fighting cognitive biases

Learning to Learn: fighting cognitive biases | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ Critical thinking is an increasingly important skill that has been overlooked by many as information becomes more accessible and superfluous.”
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From disability stigma to disability value: Notes from research on disability in urban India

From disability stigma to disability value: Notes from research on disability in urban India | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ I am a medical anthropologist who researches deaf and disabled peoples’ social, moral, and economic practices in urban India. When speaking with colleagues and friends in the United States and else...”
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Experiment lets man use his mind to control another person’s movements

Experiment lets man use his mind to control another person’s movements | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ A human brain-to-brain interaction experiment lets one man’s thoughts control another person’s movements.”
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Brains are made of plastic | BrainFacts.org Blog

Brains are made of plastic | BrainFacts.org Blog | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ RT @NeuroscienceDC: [New Post @Brain_Facts_org] Brains are made of plastic http://t.co/mfEsbiyC3p #neuroscience #physiology #LTP”
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Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

Why Are Some People Left-Handed? | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ Being a righty or a lefty could be linked to variations in a network of genes that influence right or left asymmetries in the body and brain”
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How Neuroscience Could Make Your Resistance Futile

How Neuroscience Could Make Your Resistance Futile | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ (Photo credit: Liz Henry) Comply. That’s an uneasy watchword at the very center of social cohesion. Without enough social norm compliance—such as the norm that stresses fairness in our dealings with others—humans aren’t great at getting along.”
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New study shows use of tools supports learning in nonhuman species

New study shows use of tools supports learning in nonhuman species | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ (Phys.org) —Leave young children alone with a soccer ball or a plastic shovel, and they quickly begin to put the object to use, especially if they've observed adults kicking the ball or using the shovel to dig a hole.”
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Metaphors of Movement | Rethinking Life's Journey

Metaphors of Movement | Rethinking Life's Journey | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ Metaphors of Movement is the Next Generation of Neurolinguistics Designed by Andrew T. Austin. (RT @lourae33: Metaphors of Movement - 4 day in London with Andrew T. Austin.”
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Frontiers | Applying the neuroscience of creativity to creativity training | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

“ This article investigates how neuroscience in general, and neuroscience of creativity in particular, can be used in teaching 'applied creativity' and the usefulness of this approach to creativity training.”
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Why most neuroscience findings are false, part II: The ...

Why most neuroscience findings are false, part II: The ... | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ In my May post for this blog, I wrote about a piece by Stanford professor Dr. John Ioannidis and his colleagues, detailing why, as they put it “small sample size undermines the reliability of neuroscience.” [See previous blog ...”
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The Science of Emotions and Embarrassment

The Science of Emotions and Embarrassment | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ "Emotions are a primary idiom for defining and negotiating social relations of the self in a moral order." --Catherine Lutz & Geoffrey White I recently read an article on the relationship betwe...”
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The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ “The latest findings from the real neuroscience of creativity suggest that the right brain/left brain distinction is not the right one when it comes to understanding how creativity is implemented in the brain.”
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Diversity’s new frontier

Diversity’s new frontier | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ It’s time to rethink diversity. Advances in neurological research that are untangling how each of us thinks and solves problems can help organizations operationalize diversity of thought and eventually change how they define and harness human...”
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Were people happier in the 1950s than they are today?

Were people happier in the 1950s than they are today? | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ “To find out, you’d have to compare the emotions of one generation to another. British anthropologists think they may have found the answer — embedded in literature.”
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Are neuroscience research techniques valid enough to inform marketing decisions?

Are neuroscience research techniques valid enough to inform marketing decisions? | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
Topic sentence: Marketing research measures derived from neuroscience techniques lack the validity needed to be useful in informing marketing decisions.
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Learning to Learn: fighting cognitive biases

Learning to Learn: fighting cognitive biases | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ Critical thinking is an increasingly important skill that has been overlooked by many as information becomes more accessible and superfluous.”
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Neuroscience: HR’s new secret weapon - People Management Magazine Online

Neuroscience: HR’s new secret weapon - People Management Magazine Online | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
“ Neuroscience: HR’s new secret weapon (RT @Neuroscience365: Understanding the brain shouldn't be the preserve of boffins, says Robert Jeffery - CIPD (blog) http://t.co/MpEMVYwfBM)...”
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Reflection, Inscription, and Identity: Mapping the phenomenon of inscription and internal reflection from the diary form to the blog.

Reflection, Inscription, and Identity: Mapping the phenomenon of inscription and internal reflection from the diary form to the blog. | Neuroscience and being | Scoop.it
Abstract The following dissertation is an exploration of the role of inscription and identity, specifically that of Heidegger’s concept of Being. Utilising concepts such as symbolic destruction an...
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