2013 December 10 - Seyferts Sextet. Discover the cosmos!
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 Seyfert's Sextet Image Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, NASA, ESA; Processing: Judy Schmidt. The Nature of Emotions. Figure 2.
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. A defence mechanism is a coping technique that reduces anxiety arising from unacceptable or potentially harmful impulses. Defence mechanisms are unconscious and are not to be confused with conscious coping strategies. Sigmund Freud was one of the first proponents of this construct. Healthy persons normally use different defences throughout life.
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. One resource used to evaluate these mechanisms is the Defense Style Questionnaire (DSQ-40). Structural model: Id, ego, and superego Freud believed that conflicts between these two structures resulted in conflicts associated with psychosexual stages. Death. Professor Shelly Kagan, Clark Professor of Philosophy Description There is one thing I can be sure of: I am going to die.
But what am I to make of that fact? Sir Ken Robinson. List of cognitive biases. Cognitive biases are tendencies to think in certain ways that 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. The research on these biases overwhelmingly involves human subjects. However, some of the findings have appeared in non-human animals as well. Decision-making, belief, and behavioral biases Many of these biases affect belief formation, business and economic decisions, and human behavior in general. Social biases Memory errors and biases
Your Age on Other Worlds. Looking at the numbers above, you'll immediately notice that you are different ages on the different planets.
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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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".