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New to Denmark - Integration in Denmark As of October 3 2011, the Ministry of Refugee, Immigration and Integration Affairs is closed, and the ministry's responsibilities have been transferred to other ministries: Humanitarian residence is now the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice Danish citizenship is now the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice Danish as a second language instruction is now the responsibility of the Ministry of Children and Education Integration policy, prevention of radicalisation and integration studies are now the responsibility of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration Integration of refugees and immigrants into the labour market and the educational system, including introduction programmes, is now the responsibility of the Ministry of Employment

Danish here and now Introduction dansk Danish Here and Now is a free online course for Danish for Beginners. The programme has been developed with the support of the Ministry for Refugee, Immigration and Integration Affairs. Danish Here and Now consists of 12 lessons. Text and Dialogue Grammar and Exercises Listen and Understand Denmark and the Danes Vocabulary Text and Dialogue In text and dialogue we follow the couple Maria and Søren. All texts and dialogues are related to everyday life and give an insight into the Danes’ daily life. Grammar and Exercises The aim of grammar and exercises is to make the Danish language more accessible, so the students can use it more creatively. Only a few grammatical rules have been included. Listen and Understand Listen and understand covers the topics from Text and Dialogue and Grammar and Exercises. Denmark and the Danes Denmark and the Danes includes factual texts about Denmark and the Danes.

Welcome to Squiby 10 More Common Faults in Human Thought Humans This list is a follow up to Top 10 Common Faults in Human Thought. Thanks for everyone’s comments and feedback; you have inspired this second list! It is amazing that with all these biases, people are able to actually have a rational thought every now and then. The confirmation bias is the tendency to look for or interpret information in a way that confirms beliefs. The Availability heuristic is gauging what is more likely based on vivid memories. Illusion of Control is the tendency for individuals to believe they can control or at least influence outcomes that they clearly have no influence on. Interesting Fact: when playing craps in a casino, people will throw the dice hard when they need a high number and soft when they need a low number. The Planning fallacy is the tendency to underestimate the time needed to complete tasks. Interesting Fact: “Realistic pessimism” is a phenomenon where depressed or overly pessimistic people more accurately predict task completion estimations.

Neuroscience of free will On several different levels, from neurotransmitters through neuron firing rates to overall activity, the brain seems to "ramp up" before movements. This image depicts the readiness potential (RP), a ramping-up activity measured using EEG. The onset of the RP begins before the onset of a conscious intention or urge to act. Some have argued that this indicates the brain unconsciously commits to a decision before consciousness awareness. Others have argued that this activity is due to random fluctuations in brain activity, which drive arbitrary, purposeless movements.[1] Philosophers like Daniel Dennett or Alfred Mele consider the language used by researchers. Overview[edit] ...the current work is in broad agreement with a general trend in neuroscience of volition: although we may experience that our conscious decisions and thoughts cause our actions, these experiences are in fact based on readouts of brain activity in a network of brain areas that control voluntary action... William R.