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Things happen—good, bad, and indifferent.

I can focus on what went wrong or what could go wrong or what is wrong, or I can focus on the good. 833 more words

On The Controversial Field of Brain Imaging

This is phenomenal. The Controversial Field of Brain Imaging If you have ever seen or read a story about fMRI brain research you need to read this. 35 more words

False Knowledge

Babies Identify Emotions by Looking at the Whites of Our Eyes

Babies, as anyone who has had one might have noticed, are not that good at stuff. They can’t talk to you, they suck on everything no matter what it’s supposed to be used for, they can’t run errands, they soil themselves. 414 more words

Here's How Study Breaks Boost Learning

by Carolyn Gregoire in The Huffington Post

Students in school are rarely given opportunities to rest and reflect on the knowledge they’ve acquired, but a new study suggests that giving the mind a little targeted downtime could be a highly effective way to boost learning. 44 more words

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Signals and morality

A valuable and basic definition of morality might simply be “clear signaling.”

If I harm you, I am messing with your signaling, making it less clear. 469 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Civility and Brain Science

What does the latest research on the brain, especially from a new field of interpersonal neurobiology, have to teach us about civility?

Consider a time when you have noticed that feeling of confusion when a conversation or interaction goes awry. 168 more words


Ideas that add up #108

This idea of surfaces and “mapping onto” is important.  It’s something that we all learn to do as we  learn to become more or less conscious, and because it is how we built up consciousness, the mapping and the surfaces onto which we map onto are not something that we remember to be conscious of. 212 more words

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