Posts Tagged ‘critical thinking’
 
 
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 57  main pix
cool runnings 57  main pix

Quora, when you just have to have intelligent responses

              https://www.quora.com/ You are obsessed with a question. Your sleep is interrupted. When you are sleeping, you dream about the question. You have discussed it with all the usual ...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 38 premier picture
cool runnings 38 premier picture

See cartoons: The new New Yorker science site

  Dramatic pictures and funny cartoons! Serious science and trending technology! Snappy editing and peppy prose! How would you pitch such a thing? Like combining National Geographic, Scientific American and The New Yorker ...
 
brain experiments
 
cool runnings 47 bayes
cool runnings 47 bayes
cool runnings 47 bayes

What chance do we have of understanding your thought, Reverend Bayes?

    http://yudkowsky.net/rational/bayes From the site:    While there are a few existing online explanations of Bayes’ Theorem, my experience with trying to introduce people to Bayesian reasoning is that the e...

 
abnormal psych
 
Sir John Cleese on being told he
has just been awarded the Ignobel
Prize for 2013
Sir John Cleese on being told he
has just been awarded the Ignobel
Prize for 2013
Sir John Cleese on being told he
has just been awarded the Ignobel
Prize for 2013

HUMOR – Everything you didn’t know about the brain – HUMOR

  Dr. John Cleese is a world-famous British neuroscientist whose work with Claude Bernard and Ivan Pavlov first brought him to the attention of scientists on the world stage. (This is completely false.) During the 20th cen...
 
abnormal psych
 
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What I did on my summer vacation: mind hacks

When faced with a huge task, a truly humungous task which stretches out over the horizon and with no sensible timely end – bailing out the ever-expanding oceans with a tea spoon is a commonly thought of example – it’s...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 35 1
cool runnings 35 1

Will what is missing solve consciousness?

              In the world of scientific discovery and entrepaneurship, scholars often seem like the homeless of the institutional world. Yet in the midden of overwhelming masses of informatio...

 
art
 
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cool runnings 34 1
cool runnings 34 1

Envisioning Information [1]

      William Blake was a writer, artist, designer and printer of his Prophetic Books. With the exception of marketing – convincing a few to buy the New – Blake was one of the last to undertake four of the fi...
 
art
 
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ConneXions

From the website: Connexions is: a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute: authors create ...
 
abnormal psych
 
TED Talks
TED Talks
TED Talks

Technology, Entertainment, Design Talks

TED Talks Has anyone not heard of TED Talks? Apparently, because I still often find people who respond to mention of TED Talks in a way that reminds me of the old joke about medical students: Why do medical students have hunche...

 
Cool Runnings
 
View while riding the Tower of Terror, in Queensland, Australia. Riders are catapulted out of a tunnel and up a vertical tower, reaching a top speed of 161 kilometres per hour in just seven seconds.
View while riding the Tower of Terror, in Queensland, Australia. Riders are catapulted out of a tunnel and up a vertical tower, reaching a top speed of 161 kilometres per hour in just seven seconds.
View while riding the Tower of Terror, in Queensland, Australia. Riders are catapulted out of a tunnel and up a vertical tower, reaching a top speed of 161 kilometres per hour in just seven seconds.

Secret Fun

If grownups read bedtime stories out loud to one another, they could not be better entertained and better informed than by perusing Russ Walter’s SecretFun.com. Just what kinds of secret fun are on order here? Is it esoteric ...