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Promising Ideas"
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Changing of the Guard

Humans are in a continuous process of desensitization where, from a very young age, we learn how to limit different feelings that affect us; we learn how to restrain these feelings from disturbing our productivity and not how t...
"Graduating Species"
"Graduating Species"
"Graduating Species"

Serendipitous Discovery

Too much "learning" nowadays is focused on rote memorization of received wisdom. The environment is so controlled it all but eliminates the possibility of serendipitous discovery and equally serendipitous insight into the conne...
 
"Am I Conscious Now"
"Am I Conscious Now"
"Am I Conscious Now"

Am I Conscious Now?

A curriculum on consciousness is needed. Introductory psychology textbooks don’t address it, actually. Most have a chapter on “states of consciousness.” These include dreaming, drugs, hypnosis, even meditation, but not co...
"Plug In Brain"
"Plug In Brain"
"Plug In Brain"

Northern Exposure

Bringing experiential exercises into science classes can enliven the class, provide a personal growing experience for the students, as well as inspire some original thinking.
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"Liberation Biology Compassion Humility Brain Science Image"
"Liberation Biology Compassion Humility Brain Science Image"

Liberation Biology

Imagine raising scientists (and others) to actually know they can think originally beyond the boundaries of what is known!