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What is? Marxism. Marxism is a worldview and a method of societal analysis that focuses on class relations and societal conflict, that uses a materialist interpretation of historical development, and a dialectical view of social transformation.


Marxist methodology uses economic and sociopolitical inquiry and applies that to the critique and analysis of the development of capitalism and the role of class struggle in systemic economic change. In the mid-to-late 19th century, the intellectual tenets of Marxism were inspired by two German philosophers: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Marxist analyses and methodologies have influenced multiple political ideologies and social movements. Marxism encompasses an economic theory, a sociological theory, a philosophical method, and a revolutionary view of social change.[1] Marxism builds on a materialist understanding of societal development, taking as its starting point the necessary economic activities required to satisfy the material needs of human society. V. What is? 10 examples of websites that are Creative. National Museum of Natural History Unearthed: NMNH Cupid.

Love is in the air at the National Museum of Natural History!

National Museum of Natural History Unearthed: NMNH Cupid

Our scientists are helping species look for love in this series of “dating profiles” to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Will #NMNHcupid help them find their one and only? What I look like through a microscope. Trichoplax sp. by Allen Collins, Smithsonian Institution. Screen name: BlobSticky&Hairy Species: Trichoplax adhaerens Sex: Extant/asexually prodigious/sexuality? Location: Any warm sea in the ocean will do nicely. Height: Significantly less than 1 mm tall. Diet: I like to creep over algae and other small prey items and digest them right where I find them. My self summary Run run run as fast as you’re able, you’ll want to avoid me. Resources for Teaching and Learning Biology. General Biology Nature of Science EvolutionSustainability General Biology: features issues-based articles written by prominent scientists, accompanying lesson ideas, and related teaching resources for high school and undergraduate biology educators.

Resources for Teaching and Learning Biology

AAAS Science NetLinks is a guide to standards-based Internet experiences for students. provides a searchable database of resources from BEN Collaborative partner organizations such as AIBS, Ecological Society of America, American Society for Microbiology, and Botanical Society of America. Evolution Resources from the National Academies. In the News: Your Inner Fish – A Scientific Adventure Have you ever wondered why people look the way they do?

Evolution Resources from the National Academies

Why our hands and feet have five digits instead of six? ICBL: Investigative Case Based Learning. Evolution. Deep Look. Plantastic! S BioInteractive. Follow Friday: Exploring the Wild World of Botany. Astrophysicists get to study the whole wide universe.

Follow Friday: Exploring the Wild World of Botany

Evolutionary biologists get to study the very origins of life. Botanists, they get…plants. It’s a humble field. In Harry Potter terms, it’s like skipping the fun Hogwarts classes—Dark Arts, Charms, Care of Magical Animals—in favor of Herbology. And indeed, interest in botany is declining. JSTOR Global Plants Twitter feed Botanists stare at dead leaves, petals, and seeds all day, which doesn’t sound like an exciting way to pass the time. JSTOR Global Plants’ Twitter feed is also packed with stories and photos that’ll show you how vital—and cool—botany is. The PlantNet App Calling all citizen scientists! Science writer Jennifer Frazer’s blog and Twitter feed On Twitter and on her Artful Ameoba blog over at Scientific American, Jennifer Frazer marvels at the plants, fungi, and tiny creatures that form the backbone of our world. Go Back to Top. Pl@ntNet - Mobile. Restore your computer from a system image backup. Free Online Courses, College Classes and Video Lessons - Education Portal Academy.

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Below, you will find 1,700 free online courses from universities like Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more. You can use this collection of online courses to learn everything you want–from history, philosophy and literature, to physics, biology, psychology, and computer science. The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans: Daniel Amen at TEDxOrangeCoast. TEDxOrlando - Wendy Suzuki - Exercise and the Brain. Aging Brains Aren’t Necessarily Declining Brains. For years, conventional wisdom held that growing older tends to be bad news for brains.

Aging Brains Aren’t Necessarily Declining Brains

Past behavioral data largely pointed to loss in cognitive – that is, thinking – abilities with age, including poorer memory and greater distractibility. Physical measures of brain structure also showed atrophy, or loss of volume, in many regions with age. Watching older brains at work Enter cognitive neuroscience, a subfield of psychology that incorporates methods from neuroscience. It uses measures of brain activity to understand human thought. Using cognitive neuroscience methods to study aging has unexpectedly revealed that, contrary to previous thought, aging brains remain somewhat malleable and plastic.

Brain Scan Foretells Who Will Fold Under Pressure. Force of habit: Stress hormones switch off areas of the brain for goal-directed behaviour. Cognition psychologists at the Ruhr-Universität together with colleagues from the University Hospital Bergmannsheil (Prof.

Force of habit: Stress hormones switch off areas of the brain for goal-directed behaviour

Dr. Martin Tegenthoff) have discovered why stressed persons are more likely to lapse back into habits than to behave goal-directed. The team of PD Dr. Lars Schwabe and Prof. Dr. Everyday Stress Can Shut Down the Brain's Chief Command Center. The entrance exam to medical school consists of a five-hour fusillade of hundreds of questions that, even with the best preparation, often leaves the test taker discombobulated and anxious.

Everyday Stress Can Shut Down the Brain's Chief Command Center

For some would-be physicians, the relentless pressure causes their reasoning abilities to slow and even shut down entirely. The experience—known variously as choking, brain freeze, nerves, jitters, folding, blanking out, the yips or a dozen other descriptive terms—is all too familiar to virtually anyone who has flubbed a speech, bumped up against writer’s block or struggled through a lengthy exam. For decades scientists thought they understood what happens in the brain during testing or a battlefront firefight.

Neural Mechanisms Linked With Vulnerability To Anxiety. How The Brain Processes The #Emotions — P... The Learning Brain Gets Bigger. With age and enough experience, we all become connoisseurs of a sort.

The Learning Brain Gets Bigger

After years of hearing a favorite song, you might notice a subtle effect that’s lost on greener ears. Perhaps you’re a keen judge of character after a long stint working in sales. Or maybe you’re one of the supremely practiced few who tastes his money’s worth in a wine. Whatever your hard-learned skill is, your ability to hear, see, feel, or taste with more nuance than a less practiced friend is written in your brain. Meditation found to increase brain size. Kris Snibbe/Harvard News Office Sara Lazar (center) talks to research assistant Michael Treadway and technologist Shruthi Chakrapami about the results of experiments showing that meditation can increase brain size. People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don’t. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains.

Brain scans they conducted reveal that experienced meditators boasted increased thickness in parts of the brain that deal with attention and processing sensory input. In one area of gray matter, the thickening turns out to be more pronounced in older than in younger people. Personality Traits Correlate With Brain Activity. Your personality says a lot about you. To categorize people by their disposition, psychologists have long relied on questionnaires. Now, however, researchers may be closing in on a tangible view of character in the brain. 20 Amazing Facts About Your Brain. The human brain is amazing and the more I read about it the more fascinated I become with not only it’s limitations, but also it’s immense power.

Since I originally wrote the post 30 Amazing Facts About Your Brain I have been on the look out for more amazing tidbits. Here are another 20 for you to wrap your head round, but don’t make the mistake of thinking they don’t apply to you, because they do. 1. 30 Amazing Facts About Your Brain. Get The New Ebook ’70 Amazing Facts About Your Brain’ now if you sign up for my newsletter you will get a PDF version of the book along with 3 other books on goal setting, motivational quotes and dealing with stress. 5 common beliefs about the human brain that are actually totally false. MYTH: HUMANS USE ONLY 10 PERCENT OF THEIR BRAIN FACT: The 10 percent myth (sometimes elevated to 20) is mere urban legend, one perpetrated by the plot of the 2011 movieLimitless, which pivoted around a wonder drug that endowed the protagonist with prodigious memory and analytical powers.

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory. Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded. Lucid dreams and metacognition: Awareness of thinking; awareness of dreaming. Lucid dreamers help scientists locate the seat of meta-consciousness in the brain. The First Real Reason We Need To Sleep. We know we need to sleep. The Brain May Disassemble Itself in Sleep. Compared with the hustle and bustle of waking life, sleep looks dull and unworkmanlike.

Is the Purpose of Sleep to Let Our Brains “Defragment,” Like a Hard Drive? Imagining the Future Invokes Your Memory. Old Memories Interfere With Remembering New Ones. Researchers show that memories reside in specific brain cells. Our fond or fearful memories — that first kiss or a bump in the night — leave memory traces that we may conjure up in the remembrance of things past, complete with time, place and all the sensations of the experience. Neuroscientists call these traces memory engrams. UCSB scientists discover how the brain encodes memories at a cellular level.

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) –– Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a major discovery in how the brain encodes memories. Instant Expert: The Human Brain - life - 04 September 2006 - New. Decision-Making and Control in the Brain. Damage to the brain's frontal lobe is known to impair one's ability to think and make choices. How Thinking Works: 10 Brilliant Cognitive Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know. How Thinking Works: 10 Brilliant Cognitive Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know. TO UNDERSTAND IS TO PERCEIVE PATTERNS. Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s. Neuropsychology. Why Emotions Are Attention-getters. Attention Tunes The Mind's Ear. Making Sense of the World, Several Senses at a Time.

Why Emotions Are Attention-getters. Attention Tunes The Mind's Ear. The Secrets of Your Brain's Zoom Lens. Making Sense of the World, Several Senses at a Time. Neuron's cobweb-like cytoskeleton (its interior scaffolding) Neuron viewed with an electron microscope. Neuron. Know Your Neurons: How to Classify Different Types of Neurons in the Brain’s Forest. What the Synapses in Your Brain Actually Look Like. What the Synapses in Your Brain Actually Look Like.

Diffusion MRI image of the brain. How mapping neurons could reveal how experiences affect mental wiring. A Glance at the Brain’s Circuit Diagram. First map of the human brain reveals a simple, grid-like structure between neurons. The Brain's Highways: Mapping the Last Frontier. Cooperative Neural Networks Suggest How Intelligence Evolved.

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