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Jan 13 2017 Cognitive Biases in Health Care Decision Making This was an unexpected pleasant find in an unusual place. The Gerontological Society of America recently put out a free publication designed to educate patients about cognitive biases and heuristics and how they can adversely affect decision making about health care. The publication is aimed at older health care consumers, but the information it contains is applicable to all people and situations. It is a well written excellent summary of common cognitive biases with a thorough list of references. What is most encouraging about this publication is the simple fact that it recognizes that this is an issue. The report is aimed simultaneously at health care providers and patients. Continue Reading » Jan 12 2017 Curcumin Hype vs Reality A recent systematic review of the alleged health benefits of curcumin show that, yet again, hype based on “traditional use” is not a reliable guide. The systematic review had two main findings: Jan 10 2017 Related:  Knowledge WebsitesCrecimiento Intelectual

DigInfo TV - Technology News From Japan | Videos of the latest tech, gadgets and research direct from Tokyo Science-Based Medicine The Loom Your hands are, roughly speaking, 360 million years old. Before then, they were fins, which your fishy ancestors used to swim through oceans and rivers. Once those fins sprouted digits, they could propel your salamander-like ancestors across dry land. Fast forward 300 million years, and your hands had become fine-tuned for manipulations: your lemur-like ancestors used them to grab leaves and open up fruits. Within the past few million years, your hominin ancestors had fairly human hands, which they used to fashion tools for digging up tubers, butchering carcasses, and laying the groundwork for our global dominance today. We know a fair amount about the transition from fins to hands thanks to the moderately mad obsession of paleontologists, who venture to inhospitable places around the Arctic where the best fossils from that period of our evolution are buried. A team of Spanish scientists has provided us with a glimpse of that story. Both fins and hands get their start in embryos.

ism 101 » Welcome to Skepticism 101! The Skeptical Studies Curriculum Resource Center Welcome to Skepticism 101! The Skeptical Studies Curriculum Resource Center The Skeptical Studies Curriculum Resource Center is a comprehensive, free repository of resources for teaching students how to think skeptically. This Center contains an ever-growing selection of books, reading lists, course syllabi, in-class exercises, PowerPoint presentations, student projects, papers, and videos that you may download and use in your own classes. what science is, how it differs from pseudoscience, and why it matters the scientific method and how to use it to investigate and conduct skeptical analyses of extraordinary claims how to construct effective arguments and rhetorical strategies how to effectively use presentations and papers to present an argument reason, logic, and skeptical analysis the psychology of belief how ideas are presented within academia how peer review works and much more… How to Find Resources Custom Search Skepticism 101 Resources

neurociencia neurocultura | Una fusión de saberes, la piedra rosetta entre la ciencia y las humanidades. Index page It is currently Wed May 22, 2013 7:21 am View unanswered posts • View active topics Forum Rules and Features This section will contain posting guidelines for the forum along with any other information that is relevant to this forum. 13 Topics 326 Posts Last post by madmaxNZ Sat May 18, 2013 9:01 pm Endless-Sphere Wiki Things related to the E-S Wiki 2 Topics 21 Posts Last post by crossbreak Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:20 am General Discussion Talk about anything and everything here within reason. Subforum: E-pic Topics 3518 Topics 48794 Posts Last post by Samd Wed May 22, 2013 6:52 am Polls & Surveys Get the forum community involved in polls and surveys. 249 Topics 5037 Posts Last post by chroot Tue May 21, 2013 3:29 pm E-vents Use this forum to post up events, rally, conventions, get-together, etc. for anything related to the e-vehicle world (e-bike, car, motorcycle, etc). Guest may post replies to topics without the need to register. Who is online Statistics

Bad Science Science - News for Your Neurons Luisa Etxenike | web oficial Profile: Jebsen Center - Feature - Tufts University When it comes to fighting terrorism, The Fletcher School's Jebsen Center for Counter-Terrorism Studies emphasizes predictive strategies over preemptive action. "Imagine tomorrow, a nuclear device goes off in Cincinnati, Ohio." The frightening scenario is posed by Brig. Gen. Russell Howard (Ret.), whose Fletcher School office is full of papers and mementos from his 37 years of Army service. The question is one of the most challenging facing governments around the world today--how can you retaliate against an almost invisible opponent? That center is The Fletcher School's Jebsen Center for Counter-Terrorism Studies, which Howard has directed since its inception in 2005. The Jebsen Center distinguishes itself by a philosophy that maintains counter-terrorism should be predictive, preventive and preemptive, with the latter being a last resort. "You can use soft power," he says. "It closed the loop on what you were doing, why you were doing it," says Howard. Page 1 | Page 2

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