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The Khan Academy Finance Mindmap If you have not heard of the Khan Academy you are really missing out on something special. This is one of the most revolutionary learning websites you will ever experience. It’s a website that’s helping adults and children learn a wide range of subjects, including: Science (biology, chemistry, physics, organic chemistry, cosmology and astronomy),Mathematics (arithmetic, developmental math, pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability, statistics, pre-calculus, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra)HistoryFinance (core finance, banking and money, valuation and investing, venture capital and capitalism, credit crisis, and Paulson bailout) The master teacher behind the Khan Acedemy is Salman Khan. The TED website provides a great bio on Salman Khan highlighting some very significant reasons why you should listen to him: In 2004, Salman Khan, a hedge fund analyst, began posting math tutorials on YouTube. They also highlight his extraordinary background:

Why You’re Not Happy: Tips for Overcoming 6 Common Barriers to Happiness Six common barriers to personal happiness and fulfillment and how to overcome them. Why do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save? We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you are registered and signed in. Happiness can be a paradox: The more you reach for it, the more it seems to slip through your fingers. “Ask yourself if you’re happy, and you cease to be so,” says Darrin McMahon, PhD, author of Happiness: A History. How could this be true? WebMD's Health Tools and Slideshows © 2008 WebMD, LLC. At the 2008 Happiness & Its Causes Conference in San Francisco, a wide range of people -- from scientists, doctors, and psychologists to artists, philosophers, and Tibetan Buddhists -- offered their thoughts on the topic. Happiness Barrier No. 1: Complexity Solution: Simplify Continue reading below... Schooled in Buddhist monasteries since childhood, Thupten Jinpa, PhD, knows a thing or two about the benefits of simplicity. Happiness Barrier No. 2: A Breakneck Pace

Vídeo mostra neurônio funcionando em tempo real - Ciência Cérebro Neurônio em ação: no vídeo feito pelos pesquisadores, é possível ver o fluxo de proteínas se movendo entre axônio e dendritos (Don Arnold e Sarmad Al-Bassam/Divulgação) Usando uma proteína de medusa que é capaz de emitir brilho, um grupo de cientistas iluminou um neurônio e capturou imagens do movimento de proteínas em seu interior (assista aqui). Nas imagens é possível ver como as proteínas – que são consideradas como os "tijolos" dos neurônios – são direcionadas para essas células com o objetivo de renovar suas estruturas. "Seu cérebro está sendo desmontado e renovado todos os dias. No período de uma semana, ele vai ser constituído de proteínas completamente diferente das atuais. A técnica de iluminar proteínas no interior de células, incluindo os neurônios, já existe desde a década de 90. A solução foi construir uma pequena "represa" na via que se desejava estudar. "Já se sabe há várias décadas que as proteínas são orientadas para um compartimento ou outro.

What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Body language is truly a language of its own. We all have quirks and habits that are uniquely our own. 10% from what the person actually says40% from the tone and speed of voice50% is from their body language. Lowering one's head can signal a lack of confidence. Pushing back one's shoulders can demonstrate power and courageOpen arms means one is comfortable with being approached and willing to talk/communicate

Mind Maps for Accountants - accountantscoach So what an earth is a Mind Map? Well this is a superb of example of how valuable the art of Mind mapping actually is; words cannot adequately express the essence of a Mind Map. The best way to explain is to look at one. So how would an accountant use a Mind Map? That’s just a little taster of how valuable Mind Maps can be to accountants and I will come on to more uses shortly. We all know that we have a left and a right brain. Now I would never for one minute suggest that we accountants are more likely to fall into the former stereotype! Mind Maps give us a very simple technique to make the most of our brain’s full capabilities. And as a thinking tool, a Mind Map also mirrors the way the mind works, storing and retrieving information. And there’s more. So why does this matter? Here’s an example. So there’s the theory. Now on to the practice. Use Mind Maps for: How Mind Maps can help (just a few egs) Technical note taking Focus on core concepts Business Planning. Links

Mapas mentais de deficientes visuais como suporte ao design da informação urbana na Web - Geisa Golin, Ruth Nogueira, Gabriela Alexandre e Josiane Cabral ☼ textos didácticos Mapas mentais de deficientes visuais como suporte ao design da informação urbana na Web Geisa Golin, Ruth Nogueira,Gabriela Alexandre e Josiane Cabral Revista InfoDesign, 2009 Ability in Disability - fotografias de Zishaan Akbar Latif, 2009-2010 1. Há muito tempo pessoas ditas “cegas” não são mais confundidas com mendigos, ou como sendo doentes; elas fazem parte da cidade, ao menos da nossa. Não há como entender as necessidades de um grupo de minoria sem escutá-los, sem de fato reconhecer que eles são cidadãos com deveres e direitos. Acredita-se que representações gráficas táteis e sonoras poderiam ser muito úteis como meio de informação de “como sair daqui e chegar lá”. Primeiro foram investigados junto a eles quais os referenciais que utilizam para se locomoverem na cidade, e como criam mapas mentais de rotas urbanas específicas, ouvindo seus relatos e analisando seus desenhos ilustrativos. 2. Mobilidade é simples de ser explicada e difícil de ser concebida. 3. 4. 5.

List of concept- and mind-mapping software Concept-mapping and mind-mapping software are used to create diagrams of relationships between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information. It has been suggested that the mind mapping technique can improve learning/study efficiency up to 15% over conventional note taking.[1] There are a number of software packages and websites that allow the creation of, or otherwise support mind maps. File format[edit] Using a standard file format allows interchange of files between various programs. Free Software[edit] The following tools are free as defined by the Free Software Foundation. Freeware[edit] The following is a list of notable concept mapping and mind mapping applications which are freeware (they are available at no cost). Paid software[edit] The table below lists pieces of paid commercial software that allow the creation of mind maps and concept maps. See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit]

Mind Maps - Mind Mapping Training from MindTools A Powerful Approach to Note-Taking (Also known as Mind Mapping, Concept Mapping, Spray Diagrams, and Spider Diagrams) "Mind Map" is a trademark of the Buzan Organization (see We have no association with this organization. Record ideas memorably with James Manktelow & Amy Carlson. Have you ever studied a subject or brainstormed an idea, only to find yourself with pages of information, but no clear view of how it fits together? This is where Mind Mapping can help you. Mind Mapping is a useful technique that helps you learn more effectively, improves the way that you record information, and supports and enhances creative problem solving. By using Mind Maps, you can quickly identify and understand the structure of a subject. More than this, Mind Maps help you remember information, as they hold it in a format that your mind finds easy to recall and quick to review. About Mind Maps Mind Maps were popularized by author and consultant, Tony Buzan. . Uses Mind Maps are useful for: 1. 2.

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