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Memorization techniques for non-linear minds MEMORIZATION TECHNIQUES for NON-LINEAR MINDS (c) 1995,96 by Robert E. Frazier - all rights reserved This may be reproduced, reprinted, and/or distributed so long as it is not altered in any fashion, and contains the above copyright notice. For me, the task of memorizing detail has always been a chore. Yet, it seems that much of the education we all receive involves a LOT of such activity. We take history classes, and memorize lots of names, dates, and places that have no meaning whatsoever to us, regurgitate them onto a test, and hope our score is above a 'C' when we complete the semester. Yet, there is absolutely NO meaning to the information, and it is quickly lost and "re-taught" to us, over and over, if only to re-inforce this "by rote" memorization technique in our minds.

None Although you may not want to admit it, your customers have probably at one time or another experienced some type of pain while doing business with your company. It could’ve been a minor inconvenience, rather than a huge deal-breaking issue, but any way you look at it, it’s pain. So, ask yourself these questions: Can you clearly pinpoint where the customer pain points are in your organization?Do you and your employees have a clear picture of the process different types of customers go through when interacting with your company? 20 Women's Organizations You Need to Know As Diversity Best Practices celebrates Women’s History Month this March, we'd like to provide you with a list of key organizations serving women. Information about additional women’s organizations is available in WOW! Facts. American Association of University Women (AAUW) American Association of University Women advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Brain Teasers and answers Door Body and Knot A door, a body, and a knot can be this. <p>Double. Semantic Foundry » Design Ethnography & Mood Maps Over the last years I have noticed that many books and articles talk about the usefulness (or not) of personas, delving a little into the actual production and design of the persona as well as defending it’s usage. Very few explicitly define some of the activities that occur within the design research phase. It was Jared Spool that mentioned the real value of personas being the actual process of engaging with users and developing empathy towards their circumstances and experience interacting with a product.1 The following article grew out of a conversation with Nathan Curtis of Eight Shapes (author of “Modular Web Design“) when I offered to contribute what I called a “Mood Map” to the Unify Documentation System. Let’s start.

15 of the Best Landing Page Design Examples You Need to See Putting together an A+ landing page can be tricky. There are so many elements that a top-notch landing page needs, and making those elements the "best" they can be often depends on what your landing page goals are. Take form length, for example. It's just one of the many components you need to optimize, but best practices will tell you that both short and long forms perform well -- it all depends on whether you want to generate a lot of (potentially) lower quality form submissions, or a smaller number of higher quality submissions.

Barack Obama's Integrative Brain - Roger Martin by Roger Martin | 10:21 AM January 29, 2010 There was something intriguing, even a little perplexing, about President Obama’s State of the Union address Wednesday night. It’s the same intriguing note to be found in many of Obama’s most important speeches. Visualization Types - Introduction to Data Visualization This taxonomy is based on a data taxonomy from: Shneiderman, B. (1996). The eyes have it: A task by data type taxonomy for information visualizations. Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages - Boulder, CO (pp. 336-343). The taxonomy is heavily weighted toward the more abstract information visualization techniques and is less representative of scientific visualizations, which can be highly specialized by domain and are more difficult to generalize. (A slightly different taxonomy with examples is available at Visual Analytics Digital Library - Visualization Types) Examples:

Why Volunteering Volunteers are the backbone of all social movements and they are one of the most powerful vehicles for change. Volunteers elect presidents, revitalize neighborhoods and connect the underserved to resources. They come back for more, multiply and, quite often, are unstoppable. Eye Direction and Lying - How to detect lies from the direction of an individual's gaze / visual accessing cues. Interesting Info -> Lying Index -> Eye Direction & Visual Accessing Cues Eye Movement and Direction & How it Can Reveal Truth or Lies This is a continuation of our previous article Detecting Lies. Many comments by our visitors asked about how eye direction can indicate the presence of a lie. Can the direction a person's eyes reveal whether or not they are making a truthful statement? Short answer: sort of.

Information is Beautiful A generative data-visualisation of all the scientific evidence for popular health supplements by David McCandless and Andy Perkins. I’m a bit of a health nut. Keeping fit. Streamlining my diet. Harness the Power of a Healthy Attitude “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” ~Winston Churchill Have you ever had someone say to you, “Change your attitude?” Data Visualization Data Visualization "A good sketch is better than a long speech."—Napoléon Bonaparte “Program a map to display frequency of data exchange, every thousand megabytes a single pixel on a very large screen. Manhattan and Atlanta burn solid white.

Small Arms Survey - Non-conflict Non-lethal Violence Disappearances Typically described as ‘enforced disappearances’, such acts constitute yet another facet of illegitimate armed violence. In certain cases, disappearance may include the eventual killing of the person who is abducted. In many cases, the victim’s family does not know whether the disappeared person is alive, which contributes to their anguish. Disappearances are also frequently linked to criminal violence, including social cleansing; executions; displacement; and, in certain circumstances, rape, sexual violence, and forced recruitment.

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