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Regina Davis

The importance of observing Never was the phrase "a job well begun, is a job half done" truer than in the case of memory. All memories begin with what you perceive – with how you see, hear and feel the world. And for that simple reason, the first way to boost your memory is to make sure that you experience the world as vividly, clearly and meaningfully as possible. To understand how to do this, we need to appreciate that our senses are not designed to record the world, but instead to make sense of it. Where cameras take instantaneous, detailed snapshots of our surroundings, human perception takes time and is full of creativity and imagination. To experience the world in memorable ways, we need to treat perception as an active process of recognising, probing, questioning, comparing, opining and feeling. The importance of observing
Physics Flash Animations We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window.

Physics Flash Animations

“Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder. Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. On his desk next to his computer sat crunched Red Bulls, empty Gatorade bottles, some extra pocket change and scattered pieces of paper. 8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating

8 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Concentrating

Quantum Pixel

Q : Hé moi aussi je veux un beau site comme ça, vous me le faites ? WordPress est un logiciel participatif, normalement chacun peut reprendre un habillage et l’adapter, rien n’est “déposé”.Cela dit nous avons décidé de ne pas le mettre non plus en open-source. On s’est donné du mal pour faire un truc joli et on ne veut pas que ce soit repris n’importe comment par n’importe qui. Nous avons donc préféré nous dire que nous filerions l’accès à ce format d’habillage à des dessinateurs dont nous connaissons/apprécions le travail ! Quantum Pixel
Hawking on the future of mankind To mark his 70th birthday, physicist Professor Stephen Hawking answered a selection of questions from listeners to Radio 4's Today Programme. Topics ranged from the origins of the universe to the prospects for extra terrestrial life and the impact on Einstein's theory of relativity should neutrinos be confirmed to travel faster than light. It seems clear that Professor Hawking believes we we will have to colonise space if we are to avoid catastrophe, but he is upbeat about the prospects for self-sustaining colonies on Mars and believes the human race will eventually spread out across the far reaches of the universe. Finding intelligent life elsewhere in the universe, he says, would be the greatest scientific discovery ever, but he is not optimistic about the likely outcome. 1. Hawking on the future of mankind