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The First Successful Demonstration Of Brain-To-Brain Communication In Humans. Cockatoos Learn To Make Tools By Watching Their Friends. Baumol's cost disease. Baumol's cost disease (also known as the Baumol Effect) is a phenomenon described by William J. Baumol and William G. Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century. How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries - Adam Savage. Thomas Piketty - capitalisback. Capital is Back: Wealth-Income Ratios in Rich Countries 1700-2010 Thomas Piketty & Gabriel Zucman List of Files - July 2013 (updated, December 2013) This research is available in two formats: long version (full-length working paper version, including data appendices), or short version (article version published in QJE, 2014).

Thomas Piketty - capitalisback

Piketty, T., and G. Have we been dramatically underestimating elephant intelligence? World Economic Outlook (WEO): Hopes, Realities, and Risks, April 2013 - text.pdf. Yerkes & Dodson (1908) Classics in the History of Psychology An internet resource developed by Christopher D.

Yerkes & Dodson (1908)

Green York University, Toronto, Ontario (Return to Classics index) Is Wine Bullshit? A Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux sells for a minimum of around $500 a bottle, while humble brands like Charles Shaw and Franzia sell for as little as $2.

Is Wine Bullshit?

But as far as “wine economists” are concerned, the level of correlation between the price of a bottle of wine and its quality is low or nonexistent. In a number of damning studies, they suggest that wine is not just poorly priced, but that the different tastes we describe in wine may all be in our heads. A 2008 paper in The Journal of Wine Economics, for example, found that when consumers are unaware of a wine’s price, they “on average enjoy more expensive wines slightly less [than cheap ones].” Cognitive bias. Some cognitive biases are presumably adaptive.

Cognitive bias

Cognitive biases may lead to more effective actions in a given context.[7] Furthermore, cognitive biases enable faster decisions when timeliness is more valuable than accuracy, as illustrated in heuristics.[8] Other cognitive biases are a "by-product" of human processing limitations,[9] resulting from a lack of appropriate mental mechanisms (bounded rationality), or simply from a limited capacity for information processing.[10] A continually evolving list of cognitive biases has been identified over the last six decades of research on human judgment and decision-making in cognitive science, social psychology, and behavioral economics. Cognitive biases are important to study because "systematic errors" highlight the "psychological processes that underlie perception and judgement" (Tversky & Kahneman,1999, p. 582). Overview[edit] Johari window.

The Johari window is a technique created in 1955 by two American psychologists, Joseph Luft (1916–2014) and Harrington Ingham (1914–1995),[1] used to help people better understand their relationship with self and others.

Johari window

It is used primarily in self-help groups and corporate settings as a heuristic exercise. When performing the exercise, subjects are given a list of 58 adjectives and pick five or six that they feel describe their own personality. Peers of the subject are then given the same list, and each pick five or six adjectives that describe the subject. World War II Did Not End the Great Depression - Art Carden. [This article originally appeared in the June 2009 issue of the Freeman as "The Great Depression and World War II.

World War II Did Not End the Great Depression - Art Carden

" An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by Keith Hocker, is available for download.] The current economic climate has a lot of people talking about the Great Depression. In particular, it has been said by people of divergent political views (George Will and Paul Krugman, for example) that World War II ended the decade-long economic nightmare. Examining this claim is worthwhile because it has implications for whether government intervention generally — and in connection with war specifically — are good for the economy. Further, this examination will help us understand how policy changes alter incentives. How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation.

Hilarious Experiment On Monkeys. New study says American families are overwhelmed by clutter, rarely eat together, and are generally stressed out about it all. Euro 2012: les tirs au but ne sont pas une loterie. «Roulette russe» ou «loterie»: si vous entendez ces mots à la télévision pendant un des sept derniers matches de l'Euro, c'est sans doute que, comme cela est déjà arrivé à treize reprises depuis 1976, il se termine par une séance de tirs au but.

Euro 2012: les tirs au but ne sont pas une loterie

«Loterie»? En se fondant sur l'analyse des quelques centaines de tirs au but tirés en Coupe du monde, à l'Euro ou en Ligue des champions, des chercheurs essaient de démontrer le contraire depuis une quinzaine d'années à coup d'indicateurs statistiques, et mettent parfois leur savoir au service des équipes. Retour sur ce qu'ils nous disent de huit idées reçues de l'exercice. Les data en forme. Dans la veille des journalistes de données d'OWNI cette semaine, carbonisez-vous un peu les yeux sur les cartographies puis partagez les doutes de nos confrères de la presse britannique avant d'explorer les fonds sous-marins et les encoignures des web-séries...

Les data en forme

Les data en forme, c'est le rendez-vous hebdo du data-journalism. Une cartographie, des données sur les émissions de CO2, un titre plutôt bateau : The Carbon Map n’avait a priori pas grand chose pour attirer notre attention. Jer Thorp: Make data more human. Who Lived in Your House in 1940? Here’s a splendid diversion if you’re a data nerd, a history buff, or even just like good detective work: Tell the story of the family that lived in your house in 1940.

Who Lived in Your House in 1940?

A bit more background. If you are in the United States, you probably remember participating in the Decennial Census in 2010. These forms are kept confidential for 72 years—roughly an average American’s life span. But this same rule means that today (actually, a couple of days ago), the 1940 Census results became public information. The good folks at the National Archives have scanned all of these census forms, and put them all online. My friend Sue Dynarski alerted me to all this, and issued the 1940 Census Challenge. Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - UT Library Online. The Project Gutenberg eBook of Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts, by Frank Richard Stockton. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts Author: Frank Richard Stockton.


The God issue: New science of religion. (Image: Richard Wilkinson) Can't live with him, can't live without him.

The God issue: New science of religion

In a special series of articles we lay out a new vision that resets the terms of the debate In our enlightened world, god is still everywhere. In the UK, arguments rage over "militant atheism" and the place of religion in public life. In the US, religion is again taking centre stage in the presidential election. 10 biggest puzzles of human evolution.

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Philosophy. Droit. Economie. Appinions. Maslow Self Actualization - unlearn. Paul Ekman. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Paul Ekman, né le , est un psychologue américain. Paul Ekman. F.A.C.E. Training. With 50 years of research and innovative study - Dr. Paul Ekman has developed his F.A.C.E Training - based on reading microexpressions: Using the Ekman Method built on over 40 years of published research on micro expressions and deception, The Paul Ekman Group LLC is the industry leader in METT/SETT products.

Ekman designed and endorsed training will improve your ability to "see" and "relate" to the world around us. See why Government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, educational and medical professionals are using Dr. Détection des mensonges. Résultats Google Recherche d'images correspondant à. Michael Sandel. Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice.

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Des images dans la tête… Bon, je vous fais l'impasse sur ces chercheurs du CERN qui ont réussi à faire voyager des neutrinos plus rapidement de 6km/s que la vitesse de la lumière. Même si c'est une découverte importante, cela reste encore à vérifier et c'est pas avec ça qu'on va voyager dans le futur (enfin, pas encore quoi...). Non, je préfère vous causer de cette découverte faite par des chercheurs de Berkeley, qui ont mis au point une technique à base d'imagerie par résonance magnétique fonctionnelle, permettant de représenter les images telles qu'elles apparaissent dans notre cerveau dérangé.

En gros, ils ont diffusé des heures et des heures de vidéos Youtube à des cobayes (humains, hein...), tout en enregistrant leur activité cérébrale. The Easter Island “Heads” Have Bodies.