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Explore the nervous system

Explore the nervous system
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Lapsus : Symptômes - Causes - Diagnostics - Traitements - Dictionnaire Santé - Encyclopédie médicale - Description pathologie Publicité c'est la déformation involontaire d'un mot. Pour la psychanalyse, le lapsus traduit l'émergence d'un désir inconscient, mais il n'a pas de signification pathologique. Exemples de lapsus Avant de donner deux exemples de lapsus donnés par Freud, on peut rappeler un lapsus fameux commis à l'Assemblée nationale française par un député s'adressant à ses collègues et les invitant à : «durcir leur sexe» alors qu'il voulait dire «durcir leur texte». Le sentiment de honte ou de malaise qui peut survenir après un lapsus est significatif, pour la théorie freudienne, de ce que l'inconscient s'est manifesté en déjouant les barrières de notre censeur interne ou Surmoi. Dans Psychopathologie de la vie quotidienne Freud donne de nombreux exemples de lapsus qui proviennent de la langue germanique ce qui les rend un peu longs à présenter en voici deux parmi les plus courts empruntés à un autre psychanalyste W.

Earth & Space Level One | Pandia Press, History and Science Curriculums With RSO Earth & Space, students observe, speculate, hypothesize, experiment, and conclude through the topics of weather, seasons, the Earth, rocks & minerals, our solar system, and space. Students learn by doing through engaging written lessons that are heavily reinforced by hands-on labs and activities. View sample pages, book lists, supply lists, and more at Try Before You Buy. RSO Earth & Space (level one) is appropriate for 1st to 4th grade. The following is a list of topics your child will learn during the year while completing Earth & Space (level one). Land and water forms. Montessori | three Little Rascals exploring the world For a long time I wanted to cover the subject of land and water forms the Montessori way, but there was never a good starting point. The perfect opportunity showed up during our stay in Finland this summer. We were travelling through a land full of lakes and islands. We saw Norwegian fjords and watched the Helsinki archipelago almost every day for three weeks. We played on a beach next to a lake and next to a small bay. In addition we had very limited access to any learning materials and this topic turned out to be very easy to prepare and very engaging for the kids. First of all I tried to draw Rascals’ attention to the different land and water forms we were seeing. As an introduction we build different land and water forms when playing on a beach. After several days of playing in the sand we made at home our materials. land and water forms; We built the forms using an instant mash potato (a lot of it) and water mixed with blue food colouring. Like this:

125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) - Video - Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing - Video - In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes - Video - The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year. The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) - Video - Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis's Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center - Video - After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close. Video runs 30 minutes. Physics Biology & Chemistry Environment, Geology and & Ecology

Idiot Savant Dr . Lee E. Warren, B.A., D.D. (c) November/December 1996 "PLIM REPORT" Feel free to copy and circulate this article for non-commerical purposes provided the Web site and author are mentioned. See Related Articles: Science and Medicine Introduction Modern psychologists and educators have sought the nature, operation, and development of intelligence in humans, yet denied the existence of God or a Supreme Beingthe source of intelligence. Most definitions of intelligence say nothing about its source. Prior to the last twenty years, models and definitions of intelligence were faulty for they thought that intelligence was bound to space and time (i.e. local). What is an idiot savant? Current research theories show that intelligence is non-local and not bound to the brain. The word idiot usually refers to a simpleton, in contrast to the word "savant" in French that means "learned one." Dustin Hoffman made idiot-savants famous in the Hollywood movie "Rain Man." What is the intent of this article?

FoodMASTER (Food, Math and Science Teaching Enhancement Resource) The FoodMASTER Intermediate curriculum presents third through fifth grade students with ten basic topics in foods. Each topic area has hands-on and computer based lessons to take students on an exciting and innovative exploration of food, math, and science. These engaging lessons will help students develop valuable skills and encourage them to think about learning in a new fashion that is fun and exciting for everyone involved. Curriculum Lesson topics include: The student hands-on Scientific Inquiry pages, or lab data sheets, are designed to be kid friendly and easy for both teachers and students to follow. Resources Once you have registered, you will receive a kit with your program materials. Posters 8.5" x 11" with border (for desktop printing) 22" x 28" plus .125" bleed (for professional printing) Equipment and Supply Lists Comprehensive By Chapter Minimal Requirements Hungry for more? Other Resources Virtual Program Take Home Activities Small Grant Sample Letter and Guidelines

Crystal Names Activity for ages 3 and up. This easy-peasy, low cost science experiment uses borax to grow crystal names. Whether your child is 3 or 103, they’re sure to get excited about seeing their name shimmer and sparkle in the sunlight. Crystal names are one of our favorite kids’ science experiments yet. P.S. Even though my 5 year old can easily write her name, she never tires of seeing it, especially when it sparkles and glistens. Getting Ready To prep for this science activity, I gathered a few supplies: Pipe cleanersFishing line {twine or yarn will work too}Pencils or wooden skewersScissorsGlasses or plastic container {one for each color}A container large enough to hold your name {if doing your name as a single piece written in cursive}BoraxFood Coloring {optional, if you want colored letters you can dye the borax solution or use colored pipe cleaners}Liquid measuring cupTablespoonHeat Safe Mixing Bowl Shaping the Names Making the Solution Waiting for the Crystals The Science Behind It Noirin Lynch

The Brain and Senses Welcome to the Brain and Senses! Hi, we are Dr Ellen Poliakoff and Dr Luke Jones and we’re experimental psychologists. This means that we find out how people think and how the brain works. When we are not teaching - or lecturing as it's called at University! - we can be found doing experiments in the laboratory. Ellen is finding out about how we move and Luke is doing experiments about how we understand time. Luke's research Do you find that time passes quickly when you are having fun, but crawls along slowly when you have to do something boring? We think that we have an internal clock in our brains that we use to answer questions like these: How long did the event last for? How long will it be until something happens? How long ago did it happen? How well do we remember how long something lasted for? I'm particularly interested in finding out lots more about the latter. Ellen's research

Mirror neuron A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action performed by another.[1][2][3] Thus, the neuron "mirrors" the behavior of the other, as though the observer were itself acting. Such neurons have been directly observed in primate species.[4] Birds have been shown to have imitative resonance behaviors and neurological evidence suggests the presence of some form of mirroring system.[4][5] In humans, brain activity consistent with that of mirror neurons has been found in the premotor cortex, the supplementary motor area, the primary somatosensory cortex and the inferior parietal cortex.[6] The function of the mirror system is a subject of much speculation. Discovery[edit] Further experiments confirmed that about 10% of neurons in the monkey inferior frontal and inferior parietal cortex have "mirror" properties and give similar responses to performed hand actions and observed actions. Origin[edit] In monkeys[edit] In humans[edit]

Cells and DNA - Our Journey Westward (This post contains affiliate links.) During our human body unit, we spent quite some time studying cells – their functions and parts. This discussion naturally led to a study of DNA and genetics. What fun! Cells Understanding the basic formation of a cell began by using the model of an egg. The cell lesson and activity page from Considering God’s Creation helped us to understand each part of an animal cell and its function. Cell pizzas (an idea from Journey2Excellence) helped us concretely review each cell part and its function. Crust edge = cell membraneSauce & cheese = cytoplasmSalami = nucleusMushroom = nucleolusOnion = endoplasmic reticulumGreen pepper = golgi bodyRed pepper = mitochondriaPepperoni = vacuoles & centriolesOlives = ribosomes & lysosomes A simple review sheet from Crayola served as a “quiz”. This YouTube video gave us a nice overview of DNA within cells. We were so excited to learn more about DNA by working with the CSI DNA Build Kit. Cells and DNA Literature

Science for Kids: Rainbow Jar Science for kids ages 2 and up. We love fun kids’ science and this easy activity is one of our favorites. With just a few common household ingredients like dish soap and honey, little scientists can actually pour a rainbow in a jar. There’s no need for any leprechaun magic – just 100% kid-friendly science. P.S. Getting Ready This project requires quite a few supplies but most of them are probably things you already have in your pantry. To get ready for the science activity, I grabbed my materials: A tall, see-through container (I used a clean mason jar.)HoneyLight corn syrupDish soap (either blue like Dawn or green like Palmolive)Olive oilRubbing alcoholWaterFood coloringA dropper I also grabbed two identical containers and some marbles so that I could give my son a brief explanation about density. The Science Behind It As always, my son was really excited when I told him we were going to do some kids’ science. I explained that different liquids have different weights. Pour a Rainbow in a Jar

50 Brain Facts Every Educator Should Know January 27th, 2010 By Pamelia Brown The brain is perhaps the most fascinating organ in the human body. It controls everything from breathing to emotions to learning. Brain Development and Learning Read on to learn interesting facts about how the brain develops, what can affect that development, and how learning is impacted. Read aloud. Memory Learn about the way short-term memory differs from long-term memory, how scent affects memory, and more. Different types of memory. Brain Trivia From how the brain helps while blinking to early brain surgery, these bits of trivia might come in handy the next time you are teaching about the brain. Blinking. The Physical Brain With this list, you’ll be prepared the next time you need to whip out fast facts about the make-up of the human brain. Water. Amazing Brains Here are examples of some amazing people and their brains. Daniel Tammet.

Fear Can Be Erased from the Brain Newly formed emotional memories can be erased from the human brain. This is shown by researchers from Uppsala University in a new study now being published by the academic journal Science. The findings may represent a breakthrough in research on memory and fear. Thomas Ågren, a doctoral candidate at the Department of Psychology under the supervision of Professors Mats Fredrikson and Tomas Furmark, has shown, that it is possible to erase newly formed emotional memories from the human brain. When a person learns something, a lasting long-term memory is created with the aid of a process of consolidation, which is based on the formation of proteins. In the study the researchers showed subjects a neutral picture and simultaneously administered an electric shock. In the study the researchers showed subjects a neutral picture and simultaneously administered an electric shock. ‘These findings may be a breakthrough in research on memory and fear. Notes about this fear and anxiety research

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