Flashcards: The world's largest online library of printable flash cards. 100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists. Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists.
But thanks to the Internet and the generosity of many universities and online colleges, you’ve now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world in this list below. If you’re looking for even more amazing lectures, check out our updated list for 2012 with more talks from great minds. General Let the world’s top scientists explain exactly how they do their job when you listen to these lectures.
Science and Engineering From materials science to the study of thermodynamics, learn more about the science of engineering here. WTC Lecture – collapse of WTC Buildings: Steven E. Biology and Medicine Chemistry Physics and Astronomy Earth and Environment Technology. Product Detail. Who Uses Scrivener? Novelists Scrivener was initially designed for novel-writing and so it’s unsurprising that many of its users are novelists (as evidenced on our Testimonials page).
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At this state we only ported a limited number of items from our related section on P2P Learning, i.e. the relevant entries from A to H. Rule Number One is to pay attention. Rule Number Two might be: Attention is a limited resource, so pay attention to where you pay attention. -Howard Rheingold  Long Citations "Co-intelligence is the capacity to call forth the wisdom and resources of the whole and its members to enhance the longterm vitality of the whole and its members. " - Tom Atlee  The systematic extensions of my brain is the brain of my friends. . - George Por Experience has long been considered the best teacher of knowledge.
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Programming&apps dev. Tech.teach.web. Maths. On Learning&Education. Institute of Educational Technology. Doug Belshaw. The Never Ending Thesis. Intelligence is not fixed! Writing at the close of the nineteenth century, William James, the father of modern psychology (and Henry’s brother), observed that, “Whilst part of what we perceive comes through our senses from the objects around us, another part (and it may be the larger part) always comes out of our own head.” We now know that it is, in fact, the larger part: perception is just as much about construal, belief, the interaction of environment and memory as it is about sensory inputs.
It’s a top-down world out there. Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet, By Lafayette Photo, London, Wikimedia commons. What’s more, our beliefs and construals can actually alter our reality. What we believe can, quite literally, be what becomes true. For many years, Carol Dweck has been researching two theories of intelligence: incremental and entity. In a recent study, a group of psychologists decided to see if this differential reaction is simply behavioral, or if it actually goes deeper, to the level of brain performance.