Flickr: Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 89068019 photos (See more) Attribution-NoDerivs License » 23541970 photos (See more) Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect. "Exercise has the beneficial effect of slowing down or even counteracting age-related decline in mental and physical capacity," says Dr Kathrin Rehfeld, lead author of the study, based at the German center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Magdeburg, Germany. "In this study, we show that two different types of physical exercise (dancing and endurance training) both increase the area of the brain that declines with age. In comparison, it was only dancing that led to noticeable behavioral changes in terms of improved balance."
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OER Resources We encourage you to explore the links below, based on your interests and role in education. >> Guidance, Governance, and Leadership >> Training and Professional Development >> Content Collections A Guide To Online Images Copyright and Fair Use Laws Everyone has heard the adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Pictures are also worth a crap load of money to the person suing you for copyright infringement. Today we’re talking about online images copyright and fair use laws (in the United States). Larry Lessig Fair Use Interview Fair use is one of the fast-moving, shape-shifting targets in American law. It’s where copyright and intellectual property bump up against a quickly democratizing mediascape. At its core, the principle of fair use provides for the limited use of copyrighted material — without securing the permission of the copyright holder — for the purposes of commentary, journalism, parody or educational purposes. But the yardstick for how much “borrowed” material is covered in various media and for various purposes has been hotly debated in courts, legislatures, publishing houses and studios.