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2013 December 10 - Seyferts Sextet. Discover the cosmos!

2013 December 10 - Seyferts Sextet

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2013 December 10. The Nature of Emotions. Figure 2.

The Nature of Emotions

Although emotional substrates cannot always be discerned in the behavior of nonhuman animals, many stimuli are experienced by people and animals alike and result in prototypical behavior followed by, generally, the reestablishment of an equilibruim state that might not have been achieved without the impulse precipitated by the inner state. In human experience it is common to use the term “emotion” to describe the feeling state, but in fact emotion is considerably more complex. Defence mechanisms. In psychology, defense mechanisms are unconscious coping mechanisms that reduce anxiety generated by threats from unacceptable impulses.[1] Defence mechanisms, which are unconscious, are not to be confused with conscious coping strategies.[2] Sigmund Freud was one of the first proponents of this construct.[3] Healthy persons normally use different defences throughout life.

Defence mechanisms

An ego defence mechanism becomes pathological only when its persistent use leads to maladaptive behaviour such that the physical or mental health of the individual is adversely affected. The purpose of ego defence mechanisms is to protect the mind/self/ego from anxiety and/or social sanctions and/or to provide a refuge from a situation with which one cannot currently cope.[9] One resource used to evaluate these mechanisms is the Defense Style Questionnaire (DSQ-40).[10][11] Structural model: Id, ego, and superego[edit] The iceberg metaphor is often used to explain the psyche's parts in relation to one another.

Otto F. Death. Professor Shelly Kagan, Clark Professor of Philosophy Description There is one thing I can be sure of: I am going to die.

Death

But what am I to make of that fact? This course will examine a number of issues that arise once we begin to reflect on our mortality. Texts. Sir Ken Robinson. List of cognitive biases. Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways.

List of cognitive biases

Cognitive biases can lead to systematic deviations from a standard of rationality or good judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics. There are also controversies as to whether some of these biases count as truly irrational or whether they result in useful attitudes or behavior. For example, when getting to know others, people tend to ask leading questions which seem biased towards confirming their assumptions about the person. This kind of confirmation bias has been argued to be an example of social skill: a way to establish a connection with the other person.[6] The research on these biases overwhelmingly involves human subjects.

Decision-making, belief, and behavioral biases[edit] Many of these biases affect belief formation, business and economic decisions, and human behavior in general. Social biases[edit] Most of these biases are labeled as attributional biases. Memory errors and biases[edit] Your Age on Other Worlds. Looking at the numbers above, you'll immediately notice that you are different ages on the different planets.

Your Age on Other Worlds

This brings up the question of how we define the time intervals we measure. What is a day? What is a year? The earth is in motion. Actually, several different motions all at once. The top-like rotation of the earth on its axis is how we define the day. The revolution of the earth around the sun is how we define the year. We all learn in grade school that the planets move at differing rates around the sun. Why the huge differences in periods? Kepler briefly worked with the great Danish observational astronomer, Tycho Brahe. Here you see a planet in a very elliptical orbit. Virtual Body. Eyes on the Solar System: Intro. XVIVO. The Future of Science 2021: A Multiverse of Exploration. For the last year, my colleagues and I at Institute for the Future have been researching the future of science to identify big areas of science we think will have a transformative impact over the next decade.

We read a lot of papers, conducted interviews, hosted an Open Science unconference, held an expert workshop with researchers from UC Berkeley, Stanford, MIT, UC Davis, SETI, and private industry, and spent many weeks synthesizing what we learned. The result is this map, titled "A Multiverse of Exploration: The Future of Science 2021. " You can click the image to see it larger or download the PDF (front and back) here.

Marina Gorbis, Ariel Waldman, and I wrote it. Ariel, Jean Hagan, and Karin Lubeck made it beautiful. Ultimate List of Free Online Video Courses. Feb 23, 2012 Save money and time on your education and take free online college courses taught by some of the best professors in the world!

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See our list of the top online video courses on the Web. Free Video Chemistry Classes Free Video Political Science Classes Free Video Art History Classes Free Video History Classes. Уд (Словарь Дома Сварога. Славянская и Русская языческая мифология) ОДНО из самых древних и потаенных славянских божеств, дух-покровитель любовной связи, любострастия.

Уд (Словарь Дома Сварога. Славянская и Русская языческая мифология)

В "Слове об идолах" (начало XII в.) сказано, что славяне-язычники "чтут срамные уды и в образ сотворены, и кланяются им, и требы им кладут". Конрад: именно "в образ сотворены", то есть "в виде". Как извесно, многие капы имеют форму столба, то есть фаллическую.