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Scientific American: Scientific American Mind

Scientific American: Scientific American Mind

http://www.scientificamerican.com/magazine/mind/

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How to Develop Your Visualization Skill This is an article by guest writer Albert Foong of UrbanMonk.Net. Think about this: everything we do begin as a thought. Every action, every word, every human creation exists first in our imagination. The ability to see things before they actually happen is what enables us to pursue our dreams and ultimately achieve them. Observer Cover Story Nonverbal Accents By Andrew Merluzzi Vol.27, No.4 April, 2014 It’s long been believed that people of all ages and ethnicities express their states of mind with the same physical cues. But psychological research is revealing that, much like language, facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communication may have culturally specific identifiers.

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How to Think Like a Genius Edit Article One Methods:Metaphorming: The Official "Think Like a Genius"® Method There are many ways to classify a genius. But if you look at the historical figures whom most people would consider geniuses, such as Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Beethoven, you can see one thing they all share in common: they were all able to think in a way different from the mainstream, and thus made connections that no one else did. Based on that pattern, this article will address some of the ways you can think like a genius. Journal of Statistics Education Current Issue The March 2014 (Volume 22, Number 1) issue of JSE is now available. The table of contents can be accessed at: 2014 Table of Contents. This issue includes four regular articles, one Data Sets and Stories paper, two Teaching Bits (one of which has exciting news about the upcoming Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics), and an interview by Allan Rossman with Ron Wasserstein. We hope you enjoy this issue, and, as always, we welcome your feedback.

Know Thyself…And Everyone Else Too, Apparently “Most of us have experienced frustration in our social or political debates. We feel that the “other side” just “doesn’t get” our point of view, and that agreement could be reached if only we could somehow make those views, and the basis for those views, clear to them… By contrast, we think we get their point of view; we simply reject it as invalid, so that little would be gained from hearing them expound those views in more detail.. .That is, the members of each group feel that they understand the other group better than vice versa – that they are the ones being misunderstood, misinterpreted, or stereotyped, and that it is the other group that stands in need of enlightenment” – Pronin et al (2001) In the context of debates, perhaps no rhetorical trick has a prouder history than framing. Recently, a bill called the “Paycheck Fairness Act” was voted down in the US.

What Is Intelligence, Anyway? What Is Intelligence, Anyway? By Isaac Asimov What is intelligence, anyway? Education Week Local officials are crying ‘foul’ as a growing number of governors make a play for federal economic-stimulus aid for schools. Disappointing results from federally commissioned experiments are prompting questions about the studies’ designs­—and their payoff. A handful of teachers around the country have fashioned curriculum and lessons around the fast-emerging science of nanotechnology.

World's Largest indoor Photo: Strahov Philosophical Library, Prague - 40 Gigapixel 360º Panorama About this photo This image was created from 3,000 individual photos stitched together into a single image that is 280,000 x 140,000 pixels. That's around 40 gigapixels, or 40,000 megapixels. If you printed this photo it would be 23 meters (or 78 feet) long! To control this image, use the controls on the screen or click and hold your mouse button on the photo, and move your mouse around. To zoom in and out, use your mouse wheel, or the "Shift" and "Control" keys. 5 Scientific Ways the Internet is Dividing Us The good news is that the Internet has given us greater access to extended family, news from remote parts of the globe and pictures of exotic genitals we would have never been able to see in the real world. The bad news is that the Internet is also pitting neighbor against neighbor in new and innovative ways that only technology could have made possible. The worse news?

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